M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Copenhagen

24 months
16808 EUR/year
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The MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences course at the University of Copenhagen allows you to choose between three academic tracks within the pharmaceutical sciences, which will give you access to the aspect of the field that interest you the most.

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The pharmaceutical industry is financially strong and growing and developing rapidly. At all times, the industry needs to be able to recruit a sufficient number of graduates with a focused background in the pharmaceutical sciences.

As a graduates in Pharmaceutical Sciences you will be in heavy demand in the pharmaceutical industry internationally and in the Danish biotech, medico-tech and pharmaceutical industries that hold a key position in the international arena.

Career opportunities

A MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences course at the University of Copenhagen will give you an educational ballast that will supplement other experts in the field. 

Your educational profile will be much in demand thanks to your BSc in a technical, natural science or health science field combined with a pharmaceuticals-oriented MSc that focuses on medicines and the development of drugs and related products.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Development
  • Medicinal and Biostructural Chemistry
  • Methods and Procedures in Clinical Drug Development
  • Pharmacology: From Physiology to Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the master’s degree programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences requires as a minimum successful completion of a qualifying and recognised university degree equivalent in level and content to a Danish bachelor’s degree.
  • If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for admission to the master’s degree programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16808 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8404 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • DKK 62,500 are paid in 4 rates (one each semester) throughout the two-year MSc programme (for international students).

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

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