Physics and Astronomy (joint degree)


The curriculum in this Master’s programme mainly takes place at the University of Amsterdam. For in-depth information about the structure and the courses, please visit the website of the University of Amsterdam.

The specialization Science, Business and Innovation mainly takes place at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. More information about the structure and the courses can be found below.


Level Master
Language English
Duration 2 years
Type Fulltime
Credits 120 EC
Faculty Faculty of Science
Joint degree
Track Science, Business & Innovation
Physics and Astronomy JD Optional Courses taught at VU
Course Name Period Credits Code
Biomedical Modelling and Simulation P1 6EC X_430112
Physics of Organs 1: Cardio-Pulmonary Physics P1 6EC XMU_428527
Advanced Medical Image Processing P2 6EC X_422610
Open Innovation in Science and Sustainability P2 6EC X_422598
Soft Condensed Matter and Biological Physics P2 6EC X_420167
Scientific Writing in English P2, P6 3EC X_400592
Entrepreneurship for Physicists P3 6EC X_422600
Dynamics of Biomolecules and Cells P4 6EC X_422583
Parameter Estimation Applied to Medical and Biological Sciences P4 6EC X_432631
Advanced 3D and 4D Medical Imaging P5 6EC X_428569
Advanced Medical Technology P5 6EC X_437026
Organic Photovoltaics P5 6EC X_422590
Photosynthesis and Energy P5 6EC X_422553
Laboratory Challenge P6 3EC X_422601