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M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences - Drug Discovery and Development

University of Turku

24 months
Duration
12000 EUR/year
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About

The Master´s Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences - Drug Discovery and Development and Development at University of Turku trains experts for the whole chain of drug development.  

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Overview

The studies in Biomedical Sciences - Drug Discovery and Development at University of Turku  give you a deep understanding of up-to-date methods applied to identify and validate new drug targets and to generate lead drug molecules. 

It also provides knowledge of technological innovations as well as methods of clinical drug research and development phases, clinical trial design, study planning and biostatistics. In addition, you will learn about drug regulatory science and pharmacovigilance. 

After graduation, you master drug discovery and development processes as well as procedures applied in drug regulatory science. You will also be familiar with the role of drug regulatory authorities during the life span of a drug. The University of Turku also offers Drug Research Doctoral Programme for post-graduate studies.

You will have comprehensive skills to work in the field of biomedicine and drug discovery in companies, universities, research institutes or drug regulatory authorities. The Programme also provides a good foundation for those interested in entrepreneurship.

Job Options

After graduation, you will be an expert in drug discovery and development processes. You will know the procedures applied in drug regulatory science and the role of drug regulatory authorities during the life span of a drug.

Possible job titles are:

  • medical liaison
  • medical writer
  • regulatory consulting expert
  • scientific/technical advisor
  • research director
  • project manager
  • drug development pharmacologist
  • university lecturer/researcher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Drug Discovery and Development
  • Drug Regulatory Science
  • Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery
  • Methods in Experimental Pharmacology 
  • Finnish Language
  • Clinical Trial Design and Cli9nial Drug Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study, 
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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