The medical and pharmaceutical industry is constantly looking for new ways to prevent and cure diseases. Plant development companies try to come up with ways to optimize the growth and production of crops. Environmental companies look for innovative solutions to environmental problems. Dedicated professionals working in laboratories all over the world are at the heart of this research. Become one of them by studying Life Sciences at HAN!
As a Life Sciences graduate, you will be an independent professional equipped to work in different scientific settings, including fundamental and applied research and quality control.
HAN's Bachelors course in Life Sciences attracts motivated goal-oriented students like you from all over the world. In recent years, Life Sciences students have been the top students at HAN University of Applied Sciences. They have even won national awards!
Our lecturers have worked as researchers in hospitals, universities and industry. Some of them are currently working in the field, ensuring that you get the most up-to-date information and techniques!
Life Sciences at HAN University of Applied Sciences is a hands-on Bachelors course that is taught in English and takes four years to complete. During your study you gain theoretical knowledge, but you also spend more than half of your time doing practical work. So when you graduate, you are well prepared for the job market.
The 1st year is an orientation in the life sciences: you learn the fundamental theories and lab techniques. You apply your new knowledge in small group projects dealing with actual problems in the life sciences. These projects help you to develop your problem-solving and communication skills. They also give you insight into current issues that are relevant to professional practice.
As a Life Sciences graduate, you will have countless employers to choose from, including health care providers and commercial enterprises. Many of our Life Sciences graduates work in molecular biology research labs, for example. You can also continue your studies. HAN's Life Sciences graduates often go on to successfully complete Masters degree courses.