The study program combines compulsory and optional courses with study tracks that focus on three possible subdisciplines:
drug discovery and pharmacology,
drug development and
medication safety and effectiveness.
The Programme in Pharmaceutical Research, Development and Safety at University of Helsinki combines research-oriented studies and high-quality pedagogical methods and integrates the perspective of Green and Sustainable Pharmacy into the curriculum, essential for managing the global sustainability challenge.
Upon graduating, you earn a degree in pharmaceutical sciences and gain expertise relevant to a wide range of careers in R&D and healthcare regulatory and management tasks in academia, pharmaceutical industry or the public sector (e.g. regulatory agencies). The programme is hosted by the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, an internationally recognised drug research institute.
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Quantitative methods for pharmaceutical research
Research seminars in medication safety and effectiveness
Literature Review in medication safety and effectiveness,
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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The application period is 1.12. - 4.1.
DisciplinesChemistry Pharmacy Biochemistry View 4 other Masters in Biochemistry in Finland
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To be eligible to apply to a master’s programme, you must have completed a first-cycle (bachelor's or equivalent) degree.
- If you complete your first-cycle degree only after the application period ends, you can still apply as long as you fulfil the other admission criteria. If you are offered a student place, it will be conditional and you must submit proof of your graduation by the date given in the admission criteria.
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International18000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Helsinki
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.