Master Study Program in Drug Sciences
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Owner/Developer: University of Basel
01 January 2016
The Master study program in Drug Sciences was launched in 2016. It provides theoretical and practical training in the discovery, development, efficacy and safety of substances with a main focus on drugs/medicines. It is focused on a future career in industrial or academic research, product development or in a regulatory agency.
Course curriculum also as attached pdf
Hands-on training, Lecture, Other
To be admitted directly, you must have completed a Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from a Swiss University. Holders of a Bachelor degree from a Swiss University can be admitted with conditions provided that at least 150 credit points have been documented in one or more of the following fields of study: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Human Medicine, Veterinary Medecine, Pharmaceutical Sciences and provided that not more than 30 credit points of core competencies out of the Bachelor of Sciences of Pharmaceutical Sciences are missing. Holders of a Bachelor degree in the before-mentioned fields of study from a recognized foreign University may apply and the Teaching Commission shall examine the equivalence with the corresponding qualifications/prerequisites.
Please note that applicants who do not hold a Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences may be required to previously complete courses from the Bachelor curriculum. These courses are held in German. Additionally, failing certain courses more than once will lead to the exclusion from the Master program in Drug Sciences.
Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
In vitro methods, Computational methods, Carrying out procedures on animals, Legislative aspects
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
No species is addressed specifically
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
please see attached PDf file
The programme includes 2 semesters of theoretical and practical courses on Fundamentals/General skills, Drug discovery and development, Pharmacology, Toxicology, as well as a Practical Training and Elective Courses (click here for curriculum). The 3rd and 4th semester is dedicated to the Master's thesis project.
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
University education and ERT
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