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Drug Discovery and Development, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #134 (WUR) Vienna, Austria
The English language master’s programme in Drug Discovery and Development at University of Vienna aims at equipping students with the necessary competences to work as researchers in the area of drug development and deal with current research questions using modern methods. 
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Overview

The Drug Discovery and Development master’s programme at University of Vienna focuses on preclinical drug development. It particularly promotes the interdisciplinary connection with the disciplines of pharmacy, biology, chemistry and nutrition.

Learning outcomes

To complete the master’s programme, students have to complete modules, write a master’s thesis and pass a master’s examination (public defence). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Preclinical drug development
  • Fragment-based drug discovery
  • Nucleic acid based drugs
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Drug development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • EU/EEA students deadline: 30th of April
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • List of degree programmes
  • Admission with a degree from the University of Vienna
  • Admission with a degree from another university
  • Degree programmes with an entrance exam procedure
  • Visiting Master

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 726 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • As an EU/EEA/CH citizen you only have to pay the Students' Union fee (20.20 Euro). 
  • Non-EU/EEA students pay the fee plus the Students' Union fee of 20.20 Euro

Living costs for Vienna

  • 861 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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