Bachelor Life Sciences

Bachelor Life Sciences in the Netherlands at HAN University of Applied Sciences
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    Online Open Day 23 March 2024
    10:00 - 17:15
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The program starts 1 September 2024 and 1 September 2025

A life sciences degree puts you on track for a meaningful career. Ever thought about working on projects to cure diseases? Or doing research to solve environmental problems? Or to solve world food shortages? Study Life Sciences at HAN and get a head start on one of these rewarding paths.

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Why study Life Sciences at HAN?

Top students

Life Sciences students at HAN are top performers. They even win national awards.

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Master or PhD

Many HAN Life Sciences students go on to successfully complete a Master or even a PhD.

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Project-based

A great deal of your time is spent working on life science projects in the lab.

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Lecturers with know-how

Lecturers have worked as researchers in hospitals, universities and companies.

Program
 

What do you learn?

A BSc in Life Sciences at HAN is about learning to do research in a lab. But you don’t just train to become a scientist. You also work on project management and communication skills. After all, getting results is a team effort. As you progress through your degree, you specialize in an area of life sciences. Specialize in:

  • Molecular plant biology
  • Biomedical research
  • Biotechnology
  • Neuroimmunology
Biology Based Bachelor Program at HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands | Life Sciences
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What can you do with a Life Sciences degree?

With a life sciences degree from HAN, you are an independent lab researcher. What’s more, you’re qualified to work in different scientific settings. So, fundamental research, applied research or quality control. The industry you work in depends on your interests. Healthcare? Environment? Food? Countless companies and organizations are looking for your skills. 

What can you do with a life sciences degree | HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands
23 March 2024
 

Online Open Day

The Open Day on 23 March is online, so you can join from anywhere in the world. Join our live talk shows and get the ins and outs on admission, housing, visas and scholarships. Talk to students and lecturers from Life Sciences and ask all your questions. All from the comfort of your own home!

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What do students think?

Students as partners
 

Dutch way of learning

The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at Dutch universities like HAN, you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.

Life Sciences University in the Netherlands (Europe) | HAN University of Applied Sciences

Life Sciences in numbers

    20Contact hoursaverage per week
    20Study hoursaverage per week
    57%Graduatedwithin 5 years
    97%Employedwithin 1 year

Why study in the Netherlands?

Planning to study in the Netherlands? The Netherlands has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students at Dutch universities is an international student. Why do so many international students pursue their education at universities in Holland? Because the Netherlands has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (17th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.

Study Life Sciences in the Netherlands in English for international students

Discover the city of Nijmegen

Nijmegen is a lively university town near the German border. It has a great atmosphere. Just wander through its beautiful old streets and you’ll feel its rich history. Looking for a charming pub or restaurant, a bit of culture or a great night out? Nijmegen has all this and more. Keen on sport or nature? Nijmegen has loads of sports clubs and is surrounded by beautiful forests full of hiking and cycling trails. Safe and friendly student cities are just one of the 7 reasons to study at HAN.

Life Sciences university in Nijmegen student-friendly city in the Netherlands

The location

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  • HAN Nijmegen campus

    Laan van Scheut 2
    6525 EM Nijmegen
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Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 17:00
 

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Discover the ins and outs of the BSc in Life Sciences. Find out about the courses, internship, study abroad and the graduation assignment. 

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