Medical Seminars
Reference DMBIOM01000029
Taught in First Master of Biomedical Sciences
Theory (A) 0.0
Exercises (B) 0.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 150.0
Studypoints (E) 6
Credit contract? Access is determined after successful competences assessment
Examination contract? This course can not be taken through this kind of contract
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Separate credit contract mandatory
Retake possible in case of permanent evaluation? Yes
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer Guy Joos
Department GE01
Key Words

Position of the Course

Via the Medical seminars which are given throughout the first master year, the student is brought into an active contact and interaction with medical doctors and researchers from scientific, medical and pharmaceutical sciences and from health care in general. Through these contacts the student is stimulated to follow the evolutions and recent developments in biomedical sciences.


The student has to attend eight seminars chosen from a selected offer of seminars organized by research groups, departments and clinical departments of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, of (inter)national congresses and/or presentations by international guests.

Starting Competences

Bachelor in biomedical sciences

Final Competences

  • To be able to critically evaluate medical-technological and scientific information.
  • To be able to report about relevant medical-technological and scientific data and about new insights in the biomedical sciences in a systematic, critical and clear way.
  • To follow evolutions and recent developments in biomedical sciences, and to continuously adjust and improve the own professional thinking and acting.

Teaching and Learning Material


Course Content-Related Study Coaching

Coaching via Minerva

Teaching Methods

Evaluation Moments

Evaluation throughout semester

Evaluation Methods

During semester: graded project reports. Second chance: Possible in adapted form
Frequency: following each seminar

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