Applying - Drug Discovery and Development

Who can apply?

The programme is open to applicants who have sufficient background knowledge in biological and/or natural sciences, and who have completed a lower university degree, BSc degree (180 ECTS), in the field of:

  • biomedical sciences
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacy
  • biochemistry
  • biology
  • medical sciences
  • other life sciences
  • chemistry
  • bioengineering
The applicants should be familiar with the basics of laboratory practice and pharmacology. Both Finnish and foreign students are welcome to apply for the programme.

Please read all the application instructions carefully before applying!

How to apply?

Before applying make sure that you fulfil both the admission and the language requirements.
Please read the detailed admission criteria​ carefully!

The online application form is available on the Finnish Studyinfo portal ( NB! The online application form is available only during the application period.

Please see:​​

More detailed information about the application and admission procedure.

Please note that only complete applications will be processed!


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