Life Science and Technology, 2014-2015

The Leiden Institute of Chemistry organises two MSc programs: MSc Chemistry and MSc Life Science & Technology and participates in four Graduate Schools

  • Graduate Program “Solar Fuels Catalysis”, NIOK
  • Netherlands Research School of Chemical Biology, NRSCB
  • Graduate Program “Sustainability: the Molecular Approach”, HRSMC
  • Netherlands’ MAgnetic Resonance Research School NMARRS

The Master’s programme consists of the following specialisations:

  • Life Science Research and Development
  • Life Science and Education
  • Life Science and Communication and Society
  • Life Science-Based Business Development

Details and actual information about their Programme’s and Organisation can be found at:
MSc Programmes at the Leiden Institute of Chemistry
For program information and schedules visit
MSc Courses at the Leiden Institute of Chemistry
MSc schedule Chemistry and Life Science and Technology

Compulsory components per specialisation

The structure of the program is described in detail in our study guide which can be downloaded.

Life Science and Technology Core courses

The program offers eight core courses organized in two course series: Molecular Sciences and Medical Sciences.

Elective courses

Dependent on the chosen specialisation a number of elective courses can be selected. Students may chose core courses from the MSc Chemistry and MSc Life Science and Technology as elective courses.