The M.Sc. Laboratory Animal Science is a 2-year part-time study course in 4 semesters. The course combines e-learning with attendance sessions Throughout each of the first 3 semesters lectures are held outside the regular office hours in the form of webinars, accessed via the internet. The webinars are completed by home study in the form of literature reviews and homework. At the end of each semesters there is a compulsory 9-10 day attendance block in Aachen during which skill training is performed in Aachen University Hopital´s facilities, group discussions are held and case studies are conducted and there are excursions to other leading laboratory animal facilities. The program is aimed at scientits, doctors and Veterinarians, who plan, conduct and evaluate animal experiments and their facilities. The course is conducted in English and open to national and international applicants. By employing a blended learning concept, incorporating e-learning and short attendance blocks, this 2-year, part-time Master Course enables participants to receive the highest level of academic and practical training whilst continuing to pursue their outside careers.
Graduates from the biological sciences and related fields with at least 1 year´s work experience and graduates of human or veterinary medicine. As the course will be conducted in English proof of English language ability is also required.
For public sector employees, the costs are € 5,250 per semester plus € 1,000 registration fee.