Application and Admission for medical students of Erasmus MC
Medical students at Erasmus MC may apply for the Research Master programme in Health Sciences, when they receive an invitation from their Dean, or when they feel they qualify for participation in one of the programmes.
How to apply?
If you have received an invitation letter from the dean or you feel you are eligible for the Research Master programme in Health Sciences, please follow their application procedure. (2 year, 120 EC, full-time programme). Make sure to indicate on the application form that you are medical student at Erasmus MC.
The deadline for your application is 1 April of the year you wish to start the programme.
The Admissions Committee, including the board of the Master in Health Sciences of Erasmus MC, makes the final selection. As a limited number of places are available in the programme, the committee makes a first selection based on the applications they received.
Students will be informed of the Committee’s decision in writing. Please note that this decision is preliminary and depends on the successful completion of the bachelor medical degree.
After admission to the Research Master programme
Once you have been formally admitted, at the end of the third year’s Bachelor in Medicine, registration of your enrolment in the Master programme in Health Sciences as second study programme next to your medical master programme is required. The research master programme runs parallel to the medical programme and will finish after receiving the Master in Medicine degree.
Registration and costs of the Research Master programme
Medical students at Erasmus MC who are admitted to the programme in Health Sciences should formally register at the EUR to formalize their enrolment in the Master of Science programme as second study programme next to their medical programme. The Research Master programme runs parallel to the medical programme and will finish after the student receives his Master in Medicine degree. The Department of Admission, Registration and Housing at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) will further coordinate your registration and all tuition-fee related issues after we have confirmed your admission. No extra costs will be taken into account for students who have been admitted through this procedure. The standard university fees are still applicable.