Master´s Degree Programme in Drug Discovery and Development

The Master´s Degree Programme in Drug Discovery and Development  provides students with an in-depth knowledge within the broad area of drug discovery and development processes.
The programme gives students a deep understanding of:

  • up-to-date methods applied to identify and validate new drug targets, and to generate lead drug molecules that modulate biological activity of the target
  • technological innovations made in lead optimization process
  • how new drug candidates are investigated during the non-clinical drug development phase
  • methods of clinical drug research, clinical drug development phases, clinical trial design and biostatistical study planning
  • various aspects of the drug regulatory science and pharmacovigilance  

The graduating MSc is an expert in drug discovery and development processes, and knows the procedures applied in drug regulatory science and the role of drug regulatory authorities during the life-span of a drug.  She/He has comprehensive skills to work in the field of biomedicine and drug discovery in companies, universities, research institutes or drug regulatory authorities.


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