The master programme in Biomedical Sciences: specialization Molecular Imaging offers you the opportunity to combine courses of different disciplines in biomedical imaging and research projects in key research laboratories and institutes. Moreover, courses in 'Neurosciences and drug research' and 'Molecular and cellular biomedicine' facilitate career opportunities in clinical research organisations and biopharmaceutical industries.
Courses and research are organised during 4 semesters. The research internship lasts 6 weeks in a laboratory of your choice. The project proposal and the master's research project and thesis last 7 months and are completed in one of the key research laboratories. In completing the research projects, you will gain practical experience in scientific research and learn to analyse data, write reports and give oral presentations.
The master in Biomedical Sciences: specialization Molecular Imaging carries a workload of 120 ECTS-credits. The study programme is full-time and runs from September till July. All courses are taught in English. Examinations take place in January and June. If you do not pass an exam, you are deferred to the second examination session in September.
Principles of in vivo biomedical imaging, preclinical and clinical studies (6 ECTS credits)
Preclinical and clinical imaging with focus on neurology (6 ECTS credits)
Hands-on-(Micro)-MRI (3 ECTS credits)
Nuclear biomedical imaging, preclinical and clinical studies with focus on oncology (3 ECTS credits)
Hands-on-(Micro)-PET (3 ECTS credits)
Tracers, probes and reporters for microscopic molecular imaging (3 ECTS credits)
Fundamentals of signal and image processing (3 ECTS credits)
Advanced signal and image processing (3 ECTS credits)
Laboratory animal sciences (12 ECTS credits)
State-of-the-Art lectures in biomedicine (6 ECTS credits)
Research internship (12 ECTS credits)
Project proposal (12 ECTS credits)
Master research and thesis (30 ECTS credits)
Molecular and cellular biomedicine (18 ECTS credits)
Neurosciences and drug research (18 ECTS credits)
You should hold an academic bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences or equivalent. All bachelor's degrees in the filed of life sciences that have a strong focus on biomedical sciences will be considered.
You have to demonstrate proficiency in English in one of the following ways:
by submitting proof that you have studied at least one academic year in an English-language bachelor or master programme. The Board of Admission may ask additional proof of your proficiency in English.
by submitting a TOEFL or IELTS test result:
· TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language, organized by ETS): paper-based TOEFL level of minimum 550, or a computer-based TOEFL level of minimum 213, or an internet-based TOEFL level of minimum 79-80.
· IELTS (International English Language Testing System): a minimum score of at least 6.5, and on each part minimum 6.0.
Examination results may not be older than five years.
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||550|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||213|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||80|
We strongly recommended to contact the Belgian Embassy or Consulate in your home country to learn about scholarship opportunities. The addresses can be found at the official website from the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (www.diplomatie.belgium.be).
All study programmes at the University of Antwerp received accredidation from NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation).
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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