Study and Career BMED Year 1


Course Objective

1. Students will develop various study skills and acquire an academic
attitude. Thereby, students will reflect on their development and keep
track of their academic progress.
2. Students will evaluate future study and career options and work on
the development of skills that will aid achieving their future goals.
3. Provide information about practical study-related issues and

Course Content

The goal of this course is to develop and discuss the student’s academic
skills, study and career perspectives. Students are encouraged to think
of their ideal study path, thinking about electives, minors and possible
masters. Lecturers/tutors and academic advisors will supervise the
students and provide information.
This specific course is offered in the first year and consists of small
assignments and work groups. Besides the work groups, students will also
create and discuss an individual portfolio to evaluate their study
progress, choices and to discuss their personal learning objectives.
During the course, students record their progress, assignment and
development in this online portfolio.

Teaching Methods

Lectures (2h)
Work groups (10h)
Career symposium (4h)
Individual portfolio discussions (twice)

Method of Assessment

Lectures, work groups, symposium and active participation are
compulsory, as are the portfolio discussions. This will be registered as
a pass or fail.

Target Audience

Compulsory course for first-year students BSc Biomedical sciences

General Information

Course Code AB_1228
Credits 0 EC
Period Ac. Year (sept)
Course Level 100
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator dr. T.C. Messemaker
Examiner dr. R.J. van Belle-van den Berg
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Study Group*, Other, Computer lab*, Meeting, Seminar*

*You cannot select a group yourself for this teaching method, you will be placed in a group.