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Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences


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The Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences (MPS) Master trains you for a career in the design and use of modern medicines. It ranges from basic- to clinical research and prepares you for a career in academia, industry, policy, and business.The MPS master’s program will train you for a career in the design and use of modern medicines. The training ranges from basic research to clinical research and prepares you for a career in academia, industry or policy and business.Our master covers themes such as basic molecular drug discovery, analysis of drugs and biomarkers, pharmacology, toxicology, biopharmacy, clinical pharmacoepidemiology, post-marketing surveillance, policy and business. Altogether, this two-year Master's degree program will enable a quick start of a career in the exciting world of modern pharmaceuticals!Our education program takes place in an interdisciplinary research environment covering all disciplines in medicine and pharmacy. The program is designed for ‘learning by doing’, which creates an open, stimulating and creative environment. The program is built by a few obligatory and elective courses followed by one or two large research projects and/or one internship project. Overall, we aim for a fluent combination of theoretical knowledge, academic skills and professional skills.You can choose from the following tracks:• A pre-clinical track in Pharmaceutical Design and




Master of Science


2 years

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 24,200

€ 19,900


Application requirements

BEFORE YOU APPLY Make sure to visit 'MSc Application Procedure' at for all the necessary information about the procedure and admission requirements.

Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, or related research fields focusing (e.g. Molecular Biology, Biology, Biomedical Sciences) on knowledge and skills at the interface of molecular and cellular biology, organic chemistry and biochemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences). Information about admission possibilities and requirements for students from a Dutch HBO institute is published on:

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 24,200
€ 19,900
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24
1 Feb '25 - -
1 Sep '25 1 May '25 1 May '25
1 Feb '26 - -
1 Sep '26 1 May '26 1 May '26


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Orange Knowledge Programma (OKP)

The Orange Knowledge Programme aims to contribute to a society's sustainable and inclusive development. Its scholarships are open to mid-career professionals in specific countries.

StuNed Scholarship Programme

StuNed Scholarships for master studies, short courses and customised training programmes are available for Indonesian professionals with at least 2 years' work experience in a development-related organisation.


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Main address
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
050 363 9011

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