Curriculum

You can create your own Master’s programme of 120 European Credits (EC) to suit your interest. In principle the components of the programme may be followed in any given order, but you may have to follow introductory courses at the start of the first year, depending on your prior education and knowledge. in addition there is a mandatory Team Challenge.

Study Programme

Theoretical courses (25 EC)
To be chosen from a selection of theoretical courses related to the programme, depending on your prior education and interest. Mandatory courses are Medical Image Formation, Image Processing, Programming for Medical Imaging and the Team Challenge.
Major Research Project (51 EC) and Minor Research Project (20 EC)
You are required to complete a major and minor research project.
Elective courses (15 EC)
Can be uses to address deficiencies and/or to take additional theoretical courses in the field of medical imaging.
Writing Assignment (7.5)
The writing assignment consists of a critical and thorough overview of recent literature, concluded with an in-depth discussion.
Life Sciences Academy (1.5 EC)
The Life Sciences Academy consists of 3 mandatory parts:

  • Part I Introducing Life Sciences, a one week introduction for all Master’s students of the GSLS at the start of the academic year.
  • Part II Life Sciences Seminars, during the course of the Master’s programme you must attend seven Life Sciences Seminars of which a maximum of 2 may be colloquia organized by the Graduate Programme Medical Imaging: ImagO. Once you have attended 7 seminars you will write a self-reflection (maximum 3 A4) about the knowledge and skills you obtained during the seminar series.
  • Part III Navigation Towards Personal Excellence, 3 workshops on crafting your future.

Educational methods

Educational methods differ per course and can include:

  • Lectures
  • Practical sessions
  • Individual or group assignments
  • Presentations

Examination methods

Courses will be assessed with written exams or an assignment.