Facts & figures

Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title: MSc
  • Master's degree in: Biosciences
  • Programme: Drug Innovation
Accreditation:
Accredited by the NVAO
Croho code:
68713
Part- or full-time status:
Full-time
Faculty:
Science
Graduate school:
Life Sciences
Language of instruction:
English
Duration:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
120
Tuition fees:
Start of studies:
September
Accessible for students with a degree from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool):
Yes, under certain conditions
Educational methods:
  • Lecture : 5%
  • Seminar: 5%
  • Group work: 5%
  • Independent study: 30%
  • Internship: 55%
Short description:
This programme prepares students for a job in drug innovation, at research institutes, the pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industry, or in policymaking in science and health care. Tracks: Experimental pharmacology, Drug regulatory sciences.
Tracks:
  • Experimental Pharmacology
  • Drug Regulatory Sciences
Career outlook:
  • Researcher
  • Policy maker
  • Drug developer
Number of students enrolled last year: Number of students enrolled in the year 2018-2019 (in September, fulltime and parttime)
48
Average time to graduation: Average duration of studies before graduation, rounded to whole months (source: VSNU, 2018), n>30
Full time: 33 months