Course overview | 2024/2025


Please be aware, this page contains the course overview of academic year 2024/2025! 

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Practical information

The course list is arranged in chronological order per programme. Please avoid overlap in content with your programme-specific courses when choosing courses outside your own programme.

On the programme-specific pages you can find information about the course structure and the mandatory courses for your programme. Some programme courses are also available to students of other programmes (indicated in the column OP*).

You can also choose general elective courses, for more information visit this page

Registration procedure

Enrolment for GSLS Master’s courses is done via the course registration procedure

1 EC = 28 hours of education
 

  • OP = optional for students from other programmes
  • 1/2, 2/2, et cetera indicates whether a course is taught multiple times a year
  • TBD = to be determined; start/end date will follow at a later time point

For extra details click on the course title to see all information. MyTimetable offers a detailed schedule per course.

Biofabrication

Bioinformatics and Biocomplexity

Bio Inspired Innovation

Biology of Disease

Cancer, Stem Cells and Developmental Biology

Name courseStart dateEnd dateECOP*
Introducing Cancer, Stem Cells & Developmental Biology (BMB505416)Sep. 9Sep. 203No
Introduction to Python for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINPY) 1/2Sep. 16Sep. 273Yes
Introduction to R for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINR) 1/4Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Introduction to R for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINR) 2/4Oct. 11Jan. 313Yes
Introduction to Python for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINPY) 2/4Oct. 11Jan. 313Yes
Introduction to Bioinformatics for Life Sciences (B-MINBI19) 1/2Oct. 21Nov. 84.5Yes
Advanced R for Life Sciences (B-MADR19) 1/2Oct. 28Nov. 83Yes
Concepts in Cancer Biology (BMB400306)Nov. 4Nov. 81.5Yes
Bioinformatics in Neuroscience (BMB508117)Nov. 18Nov. 283Yes
Introduction to Stem Cells (BMB509018)Dec. 2Dec. 133Yes
Gene Expression, Epigenetics and Disease (BMB509413)Jan. 20Jan. 313Yes
Chromosome Instability in Cancer (BMB404107)Feb. 10Feb. 141.5Yes
Introduction to Python for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINPY) 3/4Feb. 10Feb. 213Yes
Introduction to R for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINR) 3/4Feb. 10Mar. 143Yes
Advanced Bioinformatics: Data Mining and Data Integration for LS (BMB502114)Feb. 17Feb. 211.5Yes
Cancer Metabolism (BMB501314)Mar. 3Mar. 143Yes
Cell Organisation in Health and Disease (BMB436006)Mar. 17Mar. 211.5Yes
Analytics and Algorithms for Omics Data (BMB508219)Mar. 17Mar. 283Yes
Advanced Omics for Life Sciences (BMB502324)Mar. 31Apr. 113Yes
Light Microscopy (B-MLMIC19)Mar. 31Apr. 113Yes
Introduction to R for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINR) 4/4Apr. 22Jun. 273Yes
Introduction to Python for Life Sciences (B-MBIOINPY) 4/4Apr. 22Jun. 27 3Yes
Introduction to Bioinformatics for Life Sciences (B-MINBI19) 2/2May 5May 234.5Yes
Digital Pictures: Data Integrity and Display (BMB507009)May 7May 81Yes
Introduction to Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry (SK-MBAPBMS)May 12May 151.5Yes
Advanced R for Life Sciences (B-MADR19) 2/2May 12May 233Yes
Cancer Genomics (BMB521219)May 12May 233Yes
Developmental Genetics (BMB506508)May 19May 231.5Yes
Introduction to Research Data Management for Life Sciences (B-MINRDM)FlexibleFlexible3Yes
Model Organisms (BMB505316)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Zebrafish in Development, Organogenesis and Disease (BMB451007)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes

Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Drug Innovation

Environmental Biology

Epidemiology 

Name courseStart dateEnd dateECOP*
Introduction to Epidemiology (BMB402914)Sep. 9Sep. 203No
Introduction to Statistics (BMB404014)Sep. 23Sep. 271.5Yes
Study Design in Etiologic Research (BMB403615)Sep. 30Oct. 143Yes
Classical Methods in Data Analysis (BMB403314)Oct. 21Nov. 156Yes
Clinical Epidemiology (BMB509818)Nov. 25Dec. 61.5Yes
Clinical Trials and Drug Risk Assessment (BMB510818)Dec. 9Dec. 131.5Yes
Modern Methods in Data Analysis (BMB417014)Jan. 6Jan. 244.5Yes
Systematic Reviews in Intervention Research (BMB532818)Feb. 3Feb. 71.5Yes
Presentation and Writing of Research Proposal (BMB422016)Feb. 3Feb. 142No
Advanced Diagnostic Research (BMB501818)Feb. 10Feb. 141.5Yes
Generalized Linear Models (BMB515818)Feb. 17Feb. 211.5Yes
Cardiovascular Epidemiology (BMB507818)Feb. 24Feb. 281.5Yes
Computational Statistics (BMB511818)Mar. 3Mar. 71.5Yes
Advanced Topics in Causal Research: Confounding and Effect Modification (BMB502818)Mar. 10Mar. 141.5Yes
Prognosis Research (BMB524818)Mar. 17Mar. 211.5Yes
Research Ethics and Society (BMB506714)Mar. 25Apr. 31Yes
Nutritional Epidemiology (BMB523818)Apr. 7Apr. 111.5Yes
Study Design in Veterinary Epidemiological Research (BMB535818)Apr. 7Apr. 111.5Yes
Mixed Models (BMB520818)Apr. 14Apr. 251.5Yes
Epidemiology of Animal Infectious Diseases (BMB538818)Apr. 14Apr. 253Yes
Hands-on Veterinary Sciences (BMB534818)Apr. 28May 21.5Yes
Public Health Epidemiology (BMB525818)May 12May 161.5Yes
Survival Analysis (BMB528818)May 19May 231.5Yes
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (BMB513818)May 19May 231.5Yes
Systematic Reviews in Diagnostic Studies (BMB530818)May 28Jun. 21.5Yes
Missing Data (BMB526819)Jun. 2Jun. 61.5Yes
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Prognosis Studies (BMB531818)Jun. 16Jun. 201.5Yes
Machine Learning: Application in Medicine (BMB518818)Jun. 16Jun. 201.5Yes
Methodology in Health Economic Evaluation (BMB519818)Jun. 23Jun. 271.5Yes
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data (IPD) (BMB529818)Jun. 30Jul. 41.5Yes
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases - Summer School (BMB524817)Jul. 7Jul. 183No
Big Data - Summer School (BMB506818)Aug. 11Aug. 151.5Yes
Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases - Summer School (BMB521818)TBDTBD1.5Yes
Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis - Summer School (BMB537818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Fundamentals of Global Health - Summer School (BMB514818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Inference and Models (BMB517818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Reproducibility in Clinical Research (BMB527819)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Genetic Epidemiology (BMB516818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes

Epidemiology Postgraduate

Name courseStart dateEnd dateECOP*
Introduction to Epidemiology - E-learning (BMB507711) 1/2Sep. 2Sep. 201.5No
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety - Online (BMB536818)Sep. 2Sep. 201.5No
Modern Methods in Data Analysis - Online (BMB417014) 1/2Sep. 2Nov. 14.5No
Introduction to Epidemiology (BMB402914)Sep. 9Sep. 203No
Introduction to Statistics (BMB404014)Sep. 23Sep. 271.5Yes
Introduction to Statistics - Online (BMB404014) 1/2Sep. 23Oct. 111.5No
Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences - Online (BMB512818)Sep. 23Nov. 12.5No
Mixed Models - Online (BMB520818)Sep. 23Nov. 11.5No
Study Design in Etiologic Research (BMB403615)Sep. 30Oct. 143Yes
Fundamentals of Global Health - Online (BMB514818)Oct. 14Nov. 11.5No
Study Design in Etiologic Research - Online (BMB403615) 1/2Oct. 14Nov. 223No
Classical Methods in Data Analysis (BMB403314)Oct. 21Nov. 156Yes
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Prognosis Studies - Online (BMB531818)Nov. 4Nov. 221.5No
Research Ethics an Introduction - E-learning (BMB500916)Nov. 4Dec. 131.5No
Applied Economic Modelling for the Veterinary Sciences - Online (BMB505818)Nov. 11Feb. 73No
Clinical Epidemiology - Online (BMB509818) 1/2Nov. 18Dec. 61.5No
Advanced Diagnostic Research - Online (BMB501818)Nov. 25Dec. 131.5No
Classical Methods in Data Analysis - Online (BMB403314) 1/2Nov. 25Feb. 286No
Clinical Epidemiology (BMB509818)Nov. 25Dec. 61.5Yes
Clinical Trials and Drug Risk Assessment (BMB510818)Dec. 9Dec. 131.5Yes
Public Health Epidemiology - Online (BMB525818)Jan. 6Jan. 241.5No
Modern Methods in Data Analysis (BMB417014)Jan. 6Jan. 244.5Yes
Survival Analysis - Online (BMB528818)Jan. 6Feb. 71.5No
Presenting Your Research Confidently - E-learning (BMB505915)Jan. 13Feb. 71.5No
Presentation and Writing of Research Proposal (BMB422016)Jan. 29Jan. 302No
Systematic Reviews in Intervention Research - Online (BMB532818) 1/2Jan. 22Feb. 91.5No
Systematic Reviews in Intervention Research (BMB532818)Feb. 3Feb. 71.5Yes
Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (BMB522818)Feb. 3Feb. 143Yes
Introduction to Epidemiology - E-learning (BMB507711) 2/2Feb. 3Feb. 211.5No
Advanced Diagnostic Research (BMB501818)Feb. 10Feb. 141.5Yes
Prognosis Research - Online (BMB524818)Feb. 10Feb. 281.5No
Generalized Linear Models (BMB515818)Feb. 17Feb. 211.5Yes
Environmental Epidemiology - Online (BMB504006)Feb. 17Mar. 283No
Cardiovascular Epidemiology (BMB507818)Feb. 24Feb. 281.5Yes
Introduction to Statistics - Online (BMB404014) 2/2Feb. 24Mar. 141.5No
Computational Statistics (BMB511818)Mar. 3Mar. 71.5Yes
Systematic Reviews in Diagnostic Studies - Online (BMB530818)Mar. 3Mar. 211.5No
Advanced Topics in Causal Research: Confounding and Effect Modification (BMB502818)Mar. 10Mar. 141.5Yes
Prognosis Research (BMB524818)Mar. 17Mar. 211.5Yes
Study Design in Etiologic Research - Online (BMB403615) 2/2Mar. 17Apr. 253No
Modern Methods in Data Analysis - Online (BMB417014) 2/2Mar. 24May 234.5No
Research Ethics and Society (BMB506714)Mar. 25Apr. 31Yes
Study Design in Veterinary Epidemiological Research (BMB535818)Apr. 7Apr. 111.5Yes
Nutritional Epidemiology - Online (BMB523818)Apr. 7Apr. 111.5Yes
Advanced Topics in Causal Research: Confounding and Effect Modification - Online (BMB502818)Apr. 7Apr. 251.5No
Study Design in Veterinary Epidemiological Research - Online (BMB535818)Apr. 7Apr. 251.5No
Epidemiology and Animal Infectious Diseases (BMB538818)Apr. 14Apr. 253Yes
Mixed Models (BMB520818)Apr. 14Apr. 251.5Yes
Hands-on Veterinary Sciences (BMB534818)Apr. 28May 21.5Yes
Epidemiology of Animal Infectious Diseases - Online (BMB538818)Apr. 28Jun. 63No
Clinical Epidemiology - Online (BMB509818) 2/2May 5May 231.5No
Cardiovascular Epidemiology - Online (BMB507818)May 5May 231.5No
Classical Methods in Data Analysis - Online (BMB403314) 2/2May 5Jun. 256No
Public Health Epidemiology (BMB525818)May 12May 161.5Yes
Survival Analysis (BMB528818)May 19May 231.5Yes
Writing Research Proposals - E-learning (BMB422116)May 26Jul. 41.5No
Systematic Reviews in Intervention Research - Online (BMB532818) 2/2May 26Jun. 131.5No
Missing Data (BMB526819)Jun. 2Jun. 61.5Yes
Hands-on Veterinary Sciences - Online (BMB534818)Jun. 9Jun. 271.5No
Clinical Trials and Drug Risk Assessment - Online (BMB510818)Jun. 16Jul. 41.5No
Machine Learning: Application in Medicine (BMB518818)Jun. 16Jun. 201.5Yes
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Prognosis Studies (BMB531818)Jun. 16Jun. 201.5Yes
Methodology in Health Economic Evaluation (BMB519818)Jun. 23Jun. 271.5Yes
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data (IPD) (BMB529818)Jun. 30Jul. 41.5Yes
Challenges in Global Health (BMB508818)Jul. 7Jul. 111.5Yes
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases - Summer School (BMB524817)Jul. 7Jul. 183No
Big Data - Summer School (BMB506818)Aug. 11Aug. 151.5No
Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis - Summer School (BMB537818)TBATBA1.5No
Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases - Summer School (BMB521818)TBATBA1.5No
Fundamentals of Global Health - Summer School (BMB514818)

2025/2026

2025/20261.5No
Genetic Epidemiology (BMB516818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Inference and Models (BMB517818)2025/20262025/20261.5Yes
Reproducibility in Clinical Research (BMB527819)2025/20262025/20251.5Yes

Health and Environment

Infection and Immunity

Name courseStart dateEnd dateECOP*
Clinical Immunology (BMB404707)Sep. 9Sep. 203Yes
Vaccines (BMB507410)Sep. 9Sep. 203Yes
Bacterial Pathogenesis (BMB404506)Sep. 23Oct. 33Yes
Virology (BMB430006)Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Symposium I&I (BMB401905)Nov. 21Nov. 221.5No
Computational Immunology (BMB513321)Nov. 25Dec. 134.5Yes
Signalling and Techniques in Immunity and Infection (BMB459007)Jun. 16Jul. 74.5Yes

Medical Imaging

Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences

Name courseStart dateEnd dateECOP*
Concepts in Science for Life (SK-MCSL)Sep. 9Sep. 172No
Introduction in Biophysics and Molecular Imaging (SK-MIBMI)Sep. 18Sep. 201Yes
Molecules & Cells (SK-MCMC)Sep. 23Oct. 43Yes
Plant Microbe Interactions (B-MEPMI)Sep. 23Oct. 43Yes
Biophysics & Molecular Imaging (SK-MCBMI)Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Genes to Organisms (B-MCG2O)Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Plant Environment Interactions (B-MPEI)Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Virology (BMB430006)Oct. 7Oct. 183Yes
Research in Intracellular Processes and Cell Organisation (SK-INTRAPR)Oct. 21Nov. 13No
Applied Plant Biology (B-MEAPB)Oct. 21Nov. 84.5Yes
Biotechnology (B-MBITEC)Oct. 21Nov. 85Yes
Protein BiophysicsNov. 4Nov. 81.5Yes
Microbial Genomics (B-MBIMIGE)Nov. 11Nov. 294.5Yes
Cell Mechanobiology and Engineering -TU/e (BMB504016)Nov. 11Jan. 315Yes
Advanced Microscopy (NS-EX423M)Nov. 11Feb. 37.5Yes
Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics (B-MBIEG06)Dec. 9Dec. 203Yes
Structural Bioinformatics & Modelling (SK-MCBIM21)Jan. 13Jan. 314.5Yes
Gene Expression, Epigenetics and Disease (BMB509413)Jan. 20Jan. 313Yes
Applied Cryo-Electron Microscopy (SK-MCACEM)Feb. 3Mar. 73Yes
Toy Models (BETA-MTOYM)Feb. 3Apr. 187.5Yes
Chemical Biology (FA-450)Mar. 10Apr. 187.5Yes
Analytics and Algorithms for Omics Data (BMB508219)Mar. 17Mar. 283Yes
Light Microscopy (B-MLMIC19)Mar. 31Apr. 113Yes
Developmental Genetics (BMB506508)Apr. 14Apr. 181.5Yes
Design of Anti-Infective Drugs (DI-FA-442)Apr. 22May 306Yes
Introduction to Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry (SK-MBAPBMS)May 12May 151.5Yes

Neuroscience and Cognition

Regenerative Medicine and Technology

Science and Business Management

General elective courses

The elective courses page tells you more about how to follow courses as part of your elective component. 

Name courseStart dateEnd dateEC
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 1/8Sep. 4Nov. 122
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 2/8Sep. 4Nov. 122
Career Orientation and Professional Skills Training (BMB513024) 1/2Sep. 10Nov. 53
Communicating Life Sciences (BMB507611) 1/2Sep. 12Nov. 143
Tackling Health Challenges in Internationally Linked Research Hubs: Framing Solutions (BMB401324)Sep. 18Dec. 113
Basics of Biostatistics (BMB507217)Nov. 11Jan. 244.5
Professional Identity Education (BMB4812023)Nov. 11 2024Mar. 30 20263
Adobe illustrator and InDesign for Science (BMB504321) 1/2Nov. 12Jan. 241.5
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 3/8Nov. 13Feb. 42
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 4/8Nov. 13Feb. 42
Experience and Expertise (BMB4711022)Nov. 18 2024Jun. 30 20264.5
Vascularized Tissue Engineering - Online (BMB507319)Feb. 3Apr. 73
Tackling Interdisciplinary Challenges (BETA-BMTIC)Feb. 3Apr. 177.5
Adobe illustrator and InDesign for Science (BMB504321) 2/2Feb. 4Apr. 41.5
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 5/8Feb. 5Apr. 142
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 6/8Feb. 5Apr. 142
Communicating Life Sciences (BMB507611) 2/2Feb. 6Apr. 103
Logical Argumentation in Science: Publishing, Proposals and Pitching (BMB505320)Feb. 7Apr. 183
Career Orientation and Professional Skills Training (BMB513024) 2/2P3 TBAP3 TBA3
Bio-Tech-Med Interdisciplinary Team Training (BITT project) (BMB529019)P3 TBAP3 TBA3
Bio-Tech-Med Interdisciplinary Team Training (BITT project) (BMB539019)P3 TBAP4 TBA5
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 7/8Apr. 22Jun. 272
Academic Writing (BMB508523) 8/8Apr. 22Jun. 272
History of Medicine and the Biomedical Sciences (BMB4811023)Apr. 28Jun. 305
Global and Plenetary Health (BMB669221)May 21Jun. 63
Radiation Protection - ELO on Open Sources - Online (BMB429020)Multiple datesMultiple dates1
Better Science with Less Animals (DOVP-BSLAE)TBATBA4.5
Replacing Animal Testing Challenge (DOVP-RATC)TBATBA7.5