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Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Health care, social services and care services
Course summary How to design more effective and needle-free pulmonary vaccines? How can we better measure drug toxicity for humans? How can we fight antibiotic resistance?
Course description How can we use Big health care data to improve preventive drug programmes? How can we optimize chronic drug use in ageing populations? How can we develop a business case for a new drug and determine costs of pharmaceutical programmes?If you have a pharmaceutical bachelor or bachelor from chemistry or biomedical sciences with pharmaceutical elements, this two-year Master's degree programme will enhance your career in the exciting world of the drug development life cycle! We cover all drug-related elements, from basic target discovery to molecular drug design, from analysis of drugs and biomarkers to pharmacological design of applications, from toxicology and biopharmacy to clinical pharmacoepidemiology, post marketing surveillance, policy and business.An unique asset of the master of medical pharmaceutical sciences is that the lectures and research take place in an interdisciplinary Life Sciences environment from chemistry to statistics, from biology to medicine, from epidemiology to economics, management and business, all situated within walking distance. Learning research by actually doing it is a second unique asset, and students will have the opportunity to design two large rese
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science and Engineering
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, or related research fields focusing on knowledge and skills at the interface of molecular and cellular biology, organic chemistry and biochemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences. Laboratory experience and proof of academic scientific writing skills (such as thesis or research report) are required. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.
  2. The Admissions Office will advise the Admissions Board on your application, after which the board will decide if you meet the admission requirements in terms of general level of previous education and specific background knowledge.
  3. MAKE SURE TO VISIT http://www.rug.nl/fwn/fmns-programme/admissions/msc/language-requirements for all the necessary information about required language tests.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.5
TOEFL computer based 237
TOEFL internet based 92
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 May 2019 1 May 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 15500€ 14650

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Eric Bleumink Fund, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

sciencemasters@rug.nl

For international students who are interested in a Campus Tour or have other practical questions

sciencemasters@rug.nl

Reinoud Gosens

Professor of Translational Pharmacology - for questions Pharmaceutical Design&Engineering track

r.gosens@rug.nl

Inge de Graaf

Senior lecturer of Drug metabolism and Toxicology - for questions Toxicology & Drug Disposition

i.a.m.de.graaf@rug.nl

Eelko Hak

Professor of Clinical Pharmacoepidemiology - for questions Pharmacoepidemiology track

e.hak@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Telephone number
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