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There are a number of formal steps you need to take during your master:
 
There are a number of formal steps you need to take during your master:
  
  
'''Please note, that this overview is based on the [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/onderwijs/studentregelingen/ VU regulations]; please refer to the [http://www.student.uva.nl/ls/object.cfm/54E4E8D6-CD9E-4628-8F25597FA7AA8D81/C0E7D438-2419-4A69-9518B8951AF91D99 UvA website for more information on the UvA regulations].''' Graduation ceremonies at the UvA are held only two times a year.
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'''Please note, that most of this overview is based on the [https://vunet.login.vu.nl/services/pages/categorydetail.aspx?cid=tcm%3a164-592203-16 VU regulations]; please refer to the [http://student.uva.nl/ls/az/item/graduation.html UvA website for more information on the UvA regulations].''' Graduation ceremonies at the UvA are held only two times a year.
  
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For questions at the VU, please contact the [http://www.vu.nl/en/about-vu-amsterdam/contact-info-and-route/departments/student-desk/index.aspx Student desk] in the main building.
  
* Make sure you are [https://www.few.vu.nl/en/current-students/vu-uva-cooperation/index.asp registered at both the VU and the UvA]
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* Make sure you are [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/teaching/new-students/vu-uva-cooperation/index.aspx registered at both the VU and the UvA]
* [http://vunet.vu.nl Register for each course six weeks before] the starting date.
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* Register for each course six weeks before the starting date ([http://vunet.vu.nl at VU] or [http://student.uva.nl/ls/az/item/course-registration.html at UvA]).
** You must make sure that you ''register at VU for VU courses'' and ''at UvA for UvA courses''. This sounds silly, but in most cases, unfortunately, you can cross-register because the course also exists in the system 'at the other side'. If unsure, ask your mentor.
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** For courses in Period 1, you can register till the third week of Period 1, and for courses in Period 2 you can register till the fourth week of Period 1.
* Create a Personal Education Plan (PEP), typically six weeks into the master.
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** You must make sure that you ''[http://vunet.vu.nl register at VU for VU courses]'' and ''[http://student.uva.nl/ls/az/item/course-registration.html at UvA for UvA courses]''. This sounds silly, but in most cases, unfortunately, you can cross-register because the course also exists in the system 'at the other side'. If unsure, ask your mentor.
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* Create a Personal Education Plan (PEP) together with your (assigned) mentor, typically six weeks into the master.
 
* Start [[Bioinformatics_Internships|arranging your internships]], typically six to seven months into the master.
 
* Start [[Bioinformatics_Internships|arranging your internships]], typically six to seven months into the master.
* [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/current-students/regulations/approval-academic-profile/index.asp Get approval for your list of subjects], as chosen in your PEP, in the second half of the first year.
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* [https://vunet.login.vu.nl/services/pages/practicalinformation.aspx?cid=tcm%3a164-345997-16 Get approval for your list of subjects (scroll down for Master's; you'll want the first link)], as chosen in your PEP, in the second half of the first year.
* Six months before you want to graduate, you need to decide on one of the possible [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/current-students/schedules/index.asp Graduation dates (look under 'Degree ceremonies')], and get approval from all supervisors of all courses and internships for which you do not have a grade yet. Make sure you also check with the Educational Office ('Onderwijsburo').
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* Six months before you want to graduate, you need to decide on one of the possible Graduation dates, and get approval from all supervisors of all courses and internships for which you do not have a grade yet. Make sure you also check with the Educational Office ('Onderwijsburo'). [https://vunet.login.vu.nl/services/pages/categorydetail.aspx?cid=tcm%3a164-592203-16 Details on VUnet].
* [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/current-students/regulations/degree-request/index.asp Apply for your graduation] at least three months before your approved graduation date.
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* [https://vunet.login.vu.nl/services/pages/categorydetail.aspx?cid=tcm%3a164-592203-16 Apply for your graduation] at least three months before your approved graduation date.
 
** Please find here the [http://www.few.vu.nl/nl/Images/2010-10-04_Regels%20en%20Richtlijnen%20examencie%20FEW_2010%20def_tcm38-90267.pdf rules for obtaining cum laude]
 
** Please find here the [http://www.few.vu.nl/nl/Images/2010-10-04_Regels%20en%20Richtlijnen%20examencie%20FEW_2010%20def_tcm38-90267.pdf rules for obtaining cum laude]
  
  
Please also refer to the official rules and regulations about
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Please also refer to the official rules and regulations for Graduating and getting your MSc degree
* [http://www.few.vu.nl/en/onderwijs/studentregelingen/ Getting your MSc degree (procedure, due dates) at the VU Faculty of Sciences], or
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* [https://www.few.vu.nl/en/current-students/regulations/index.aspx Bioinformatics & Systems Biology at VU Faculty of Sciences], or
* [http://www.student.uva.nl/ls/object.cfm/54E4E8D6-CD9E-4628-8F25597FA7AA8D81/C0E7D438-2419-4A69-9518B8951AF91D99 Graduation Procedure MSc Life Sciences (ceremony, due dates) at the UvA], as appropriate.
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* [http://student.uva.nl/ls/az/content4/graduation/getting-your-diploma/getting-your-diploma.html Life Sciences: Systems Biology & Bioinformatics at UvA Faculty of Science], as appropriate.
  
  

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There are a number of formal steps you need to take during your master:


Please note, that most of this overview is based on the VU regulations; please refer to the UvA website for more information on the UvA regulations. Graduation ceremonies at the UvA are held only two times a year.

For questions at the VU, please contact the Student desk in the main building.


Please also refer to the official rules and regulations for Graduating and getting your MSc degree


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