The international Master's degree programme offers a choice from various disciplines.
The Master courses in which the Swammerdam Institute for Life Science is involved are open to students from other countries that hold a BSc and wish to continue their study at a renowned Dutch institute.
SILS staff contributes to various Master programmes in the fields of Chemistry, Earth and environmental sciences, Biological sciences, and Biomedical sciences.
The Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences is a two-year programme taught completely in English. The programme offers two clusters: Medical Biology and Neurobiology
The Master's programme in Biological Sciences is a two-year programme for students with a Dutch Bachelor of Science degree or its equivalent in Biology. Some of the tracks of this Master's programme may also be of interest to students of biomedical sciences, life sciences, physical geography, earth sciences, chemistry, environmental sciences, physics, mathematics and even econometrics.
Systems biology has been recognized as a powerful approach to solve biological questions at various levels and to come to quantitative descriptions of biological behaviour, structure and evolution. Also in medical sciences, drug design and biotechnology, systems biology is seen as an avenue to increase our understanding and to improve on applications with regard to production, stability, efficiency and control.
A dead body is found in a harbour. The body is completely packed in black industrial foil, bound together with tape and weighed down with pavement tiles secured by steel cables and chains. The police decide to transport the remains undisturbed to the forensic institute.