Career development

The Master’s programme aims to provide specialised knowledge, skills, and insight into drug innovation. It prepares you for a career in research, regulation, management, and/or communication in this field.

Academic and professional knowledge and skills 

As a graduates you will have profound knowledge of, and insights into:

  • drug innovation/life sciences, which enables you to make a substantial contribution to the development and/or application of scientific concepts and methods, often in a research context;

  • the importance of new developments within the life sciences; and

  • the way to adequately use and interpret specialist literature in life sciences.

UU Career Services

UU Career Services offers training related to career orientation and job application skills; examples include writing an application letter and CV and conducting a job interview. You can find more information about career services on UU Career Services for Dutch students or UU Career Services for international students.

UU Careers Day

Once a year Utrecht University organises a Careers Day. The Careers Day offers the opportunity to sign up for workshops and trainings, and to meet recruiters at the careers fair. It’s also possible to join a job application training or have your resume checked.