Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
EducationMaster's and PhD degree programmesMedicine
Header image Medicine

Medicine

Would you like to work in the world of medicine, either as a physician, a surgeon or a researcher? This programme provides you with the knowledge and skills to start a medical career.

The Master's programme in Medicine consists of a series of internships and a researchproject in different hospital departments and other medical institutes. After completing this programme, you will receive your medical degree and start your training to become a medical specialist, like a paediatrician or a surgeon.

To be admitted to the Master's programme in Medicine you need a Bachelor's degree in Medicine attained at the University of Groningen

Facts & Figures
Degree
MSc in Medicine
Course type
Master
Duration
36 months (180 ECTS)
Croho code
66551
Language of instruction
Dutch
Start
Faculty
Medical Sciences
Why study this programme in Groningen?
Programme

Curriculum

The Master's programme in Medicine consists of a series of internships and a researchproject in different hospital departments and other medical institutes.

The first year of the Master consists of 4 internships. The internships take place in the UMCG and Martini hospital in Groningen or partly in one of the satellite hospitals in Assen, Delfzijl, Stadskanaal or Winschoten. These internships each last 10 weeks, divided in a 5 week training in the clinical training center of the UMCG and a 5 week internship in one of the hospitals mentioned. Year 2 of the Master consists of 10 to 12 internships, which take place in a hospital in the North of the Netherlands, Oldenburg (Germany) or Curaçao. Jaar 3 of the Master is the year of specialization. You will do an internship of 20 weeks in a discipline and in a hospital of your choice and a research project which will also last 20 weeks.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
additional subject

Bachelor diploma Geneeskunde

knowledge minimumNo further information
previous education

Zij-instroom = verkort geneeskunde studeren in Groningen. Ben jij iemand die graag geneeskunde had willen studeren, maar voor wie het er niet van gekomen is? Ben je drie keer uitgeloot? Heb je eerst iets anders gedaan en wil je een carrière-switch maken. Voel jij je een dokter in de dop? Ben je geïnteresseerd in een verkort vierjarig studietraject? Dan is Zij-instroom Geneeskunde voor jou een must. Het UMCG start in september 2014 voor de dertiende maal met een zij-instroomjaar geneeskunde voor een selecte groep cursisten en studenten, plus/minus veertig. Deze cursisten en studenten volgen een brugjaar en beginnen dan aan de masteropleiding (laatste drie jaar) van de studie geneeskunde. Totale studieduur: vier jaar . Kijk voor meer informatie op de ZIG-site: http://www.rug.nl/umcg/education/medicine/lateral-entry/

Transfer options

Study programmeOrganizationTransition
MedicineUniversity of GroningenNo additional requirements

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be admitted to the Master's programme in Medicine you need a Bachelor's degree in Medicine attained at the University of Groningen.

Tuition fees
NationalityYearFeeProgramme form
EU/EEA2019-2020€ 2083full-time
non-EU/EEA2019-2020€ 32000full-time

Practical information for:

After your studies

Job prospects

After receiving your Master's degree you can continue your work in the hospital to become a medical specialist, like a paediatrician or a surgeon. You can also work outside the hospital and train to become a general practitioner or psychiatrist, for example. In addition, you can carry out scientific research and study topics like congenital anomalies and aids. Other career possibilities are working as a teacher or as a policy advisor in a hospital or for the government.

Research
Apply nowBrochureEventsContact
Master's WeekBroerstraat 5More information

Contact

If you want to know more about the programme Medicine, please contact: