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Course module: BMB509713
Introducing Life Sciences
Course info
Course codeBMB509713
ECTS Credits0.75
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Medicine; Graduate School of Life Sciences; Graduate School of Life Sciences, fac. GNK;
Contact persondr. G. Dilaver, MSc
Contactperson for the course
dr. G. Dilaver, MSc
Other courses by this lecturer
dr. P. Krijgsheld
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
MASTER  (21/08/2017 to 18/08/2018)
Teaching period in which the course begins
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Waiting listNo
Course goals
After the course the student:
  1. is familiar with the organization of the Graduate School of Life Sciences;
  2. is capable of consciously choosing between all options offered by the Graduate School (projects, profiles, courses and electives);
  3. has knowledge about professional attitude, scientific integrity and the ethics of animal experiments;
  4. is familiar with  the concepts of valorization and cooperation with industry;
  5. has a more detailed view on his future as MSc;
  6. is introduced into the principles of academic writing (article, grant, thesis, proposal and for the general public);
  7. is introduced into the Utrecht Life Science community;
  8. has made a flying start in building his life sciences network.
Period:  4-8 September 2017

Course description
Introducing Life Sciences is a compulsory course for all Life Sciences Master students. The ILS course is in the first week of the academic year and will cover all aspects of academic education, including science integrity, career development, and valorisation & industry. During this week there will also be time to get to know each other and the School's staff. Together with 10 Life Sciences seminars this course will count for 1.5 EC.
For all GSLS master's students
Entry requirements
Required materials
Instructional formats
Core lecture

Active participation
Test weight100
Minimum grade5.5

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