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Mas­ter’s Pro­gramme in Phar­ma­ceut­ical Research, De­vel­op­ment and Safety

Mas­ter’s Pro­gramme in Phar­ma­ceut­ical Research, De­vel­op­ment and Safety
Study at the University of Helsinki and learn to develop the ef­fect­ive, safe and sustainable drug treat­ments.
Study at the University of Helsinki and learn to develop the ef­fect­ive, safe and sustainable drug treat­ments.
Application period starts 01 Dec 2021
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Starts: 01 Dec 2021 at 08.00 (UTC+2)Ends: 05 Jan 2022 at 15.00 (UTC+2)
Language
English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
18 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

How do we create the effective, safe and sustainable drug treatments of the future?

The Master’s Programme in Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Safety offers the opportunity to obtain a comprehensive overview of the life cycle of drugs and their use. The study program combines compulsory and optional courses with study tracks that focus on three possible subdisciplines: 1) drug discovery and pharmacology, 2) drug development and 3) medication safety and effectiveness. The programme combines research-oriented studies and high-quality pedagogical methods and integrates the perspective of Green and Sustainable Pharmacy into the curriculum, essential for managing the global sustainability challenge.

Upon graduating, you earn a degree in pharmaceutical sciences and gain expertise relevant to a wide range of careers in R&D and healthcare regulatory and management tasks in academia, pharmaceutical industry or the public sector (e.g. regulatory agencies). The programme is hosted by the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, an internationally recognised drug research institute.

Learn more about the programme structure, content and study tracks from the link below.

How to apply?

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. The admission requirements for the first application round of the programme will be available in Studyinfo in the near future.

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