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Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences

Leiden University · Science

Entry requirements

Course specific entry requirements available at http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/bio-pharmaceutical-sciences/en/introduction

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences Specialisations

The Master’s in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences provides students with a thorough scientific training founded on a firm theoretical basis. Leiden University has a rich tradition in pharmaceutical sciences. During the last twenty years, there has been a clear change in focus from traditional bio-pharmaceutical teaching to a more research-oriented training in biopharmaceutical sciences. This research orientation in a teaching programme is unique in Europe and enjoys a high international profile. Students work within a multinational environment and are able to operate on the international market.

Reasons to Choose Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences in Leiden

  • This master’s programme is a research-oriented programme which covers almost the whole area of drug research.
  • The examination programme is designed on an individual basis and offers a high degree of freedom of choice.
  • Students participate actively in research projects of excellent quality.
  • The institute is surrounded by a Science Park which includes several biomedical research institutes and biotechnological companies.
  • Admission to the master’s in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences is possible throughout the year. International students who need a visa or housing are advised to start the programme in January or September.

Fees and funding

UK students
€ 2,006 in 2017-2018
International students
€ 17,800 (2017-2018)

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

International Studyline Team