Medical and Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation (research)

SubjectMedical Science, Science


Type of DegreeMSc

EU FeesEUR 2,143


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During this Research Master programme you will gain insight into:

  • The pathophysiology of diseases
  • The rational design, development and delivery of drugs
  • How drugs work
  • Molecular medicine

This interdisciplinary programme develops a broad understanding of various concepts and techniques. Your class will consist of students from a range of educational backgrounds, but all from the top 5 – 10%, leading advanced knowledge exchange.

You will benefit from:

  • Being guided by scientists at the forefront of their field
  • Modern, extensive facilities
  • Interactive, individual and intensive tuition
  • Opportunity to design a PhD project

There are a lot of opportunities to advance your research skills, as our ethos is to provide a hands-on experience to complement theoretical input.

  • Two research projects are included in the curriculum
  • Theoretical classes given to advance knowledge and techniques
  • Opportunities within the research institute GUIDE on Chronic Diseases and Drug Exploration.

The result is a programme that you tailor to meet your interests and aspirations, leading to a gradual specialisation into your area of choice. What sets this course apart is that we focus on developing scientific skills, not knowledge retention, we facilitate the development of a critical and analytical scientific mindset, preparing our students to be leaders in their field!

Available specialisation:

Job perspectives

Upon completion of this programme you are fully prepared to become a PhD student in an international research programme. Currently, most graduates have continued their research activities in PhD projects. Many stay at the UMCG, however, others have gone to a selection of other prestigious institutions.

Job examples

  • Academia
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Medical Consultancy
  • Nutrigenomics Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur

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