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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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About

The master degree programme Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences is a consecutive course of studies, building upon a bachelor degree programme in Biotechnology.

Overview

The aim is a stronger weighting on pharmaceutical products and processes considering the demands of the industry, especially in production and development, to the qualification of the graduates. Great importance attaches to the determination of new active pharmaceutical ingredients as well as pharmacological aspects. The programme in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences also fosters the interdisciplinary competences of students in research and development. The master programme was certified by ASIIN in 2015.

Our department looks back on a wide experience in the field of Bioprocess Engineering including various aspects in upstream and downstream processing. Since 2009 the focus in the master programme is on Pharmaceutical Biotechnology which is well recognized in the pharmaceutical industry throughout Germany. The programme provides a well-balanced mix of theoretical and special training courses with the option to conduct the master thesis in industry. Usually, applicants quickly find good jobs throughout Germany and Europe. Alternatively, they benefit from the qualification of this Master of Science degree to start a doctoral research study in a related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pharmaceutical Biochemical Engineering
  • Purification Techniques
  • Purification Techniques Special Course
  • Pharmaceutical Technology Pharmacology
  • Good Manufactoring Practice
  • Drug Development and Formulation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B-
B (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
87
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First degree as Bachelor (in related disciplines) qualifying for a professional career or a comparable course of studies or a Diploma of a university with 210 CP
  • Knowledge of English language proven by Abitur 
  • German language certificate level A2 by acknowledged institutions like Goethe-Institut
  • Applicants holding a first academic degree (bachelor, diploma etc.) from non-EU-countries: Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of motivation
  • Letter of recommendation from a university professor
  • Proof of particular professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Semester contribution €335.60

Funding

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