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Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences

Programma

  • 1e jaar

    You will be in the lead to design your own research programme or may choose a clear track which prepares you for specialist positions. We offer two unique tracks: 1) Pharmacoepidemiology - The science that focuses on issues of drug/vaccine use in patients and the beneficial and side effects in populations, applying clinical trials and observational Big Database studies. 2) Toxicology and Drug Disposition - Focuses on adverse drug reactions and pharmaco- and toxicokinetics of drugs.

    You will be in the lead to design your own research programme or may choose a clear track which prepares you for specialist positions. We offer two unique tracks: 1) Pharmacoepidemiology - The science that focuses on issues of drug/vaccine use in patients and the beneficial and side effects in populations, applying clinical trials and observational Big Database studies. 2) Toxicology and Drug Disposition - Focuses on adverse drug reactions and pharmaco- and toxicokinetics of drugs.

Programma-opties

  • General research programme (afstudeerrichting)

    Tailor-made programme of master modules, electives and research projects in the wide scope of pharmaceutical research.

  • Toxicology and Drug Disposition (specialisatie)

    Focuses on adverse drug reactions and pharmaco- and toxicokinetics of drugs.

    It offers modules in toxicology, ranging from molecular toxicology, advanced pharmacokinetics, reproductive toxicology to clinical toxicology and post-marketing surveillance.

  • Pharmacoepidemiology (specialisatie)

    This specialisation combines pharmacovigilance, statistical database research, observational and trial intervention methodology as well as population-based drug use methodology.

    Specific attention is given to the role of drugs in ageing populations.

  • Science, Business and Policy (profiel)

    Interested in the business side of science? You can combine this Master's programme with the Science Business & Policy profile. The SBP profile includes a six-month internship as a scientific advisor.

Opbouw programma

Vak
Colloquium (5 EC)
Drug Development (5 EC)
Electives/Optional modules (10 EC, facultatief)
Essay (drug-related) (5 EC)
Master modules / Track specific modules (15 EC)
Research Project 1
Research Project 2

Credits per year: 60 ECTS; most courses are 5 ECTS.

For the complete curriculum, please see: https://www.rug.nl/ocasys/fse/vak/showpos?opleiding=4550

2-year programme; credits per year: 60 ECTS; most courses are 5 ECTS.

For the complete curriculum, please see: https://www.rug.nl/ocasys/fse/vak/showpos?opleiding=4550

Studeren in het buitenland

  • Studeren in het buitenland is aanbevolen
  • Voor gemiddeld 20 weken
  • Maximaal 60 EC

Exchange: All our science and engineering programmes offer study abroad possibilities at a number of partner institutions, often as a second research project. Our partners include top-100 universities in Europe (for example in Germany, UK, and Sweden) and in the USA, China, South-East Asia, and South America.

Exchange: All our science and engineering programmes offer study abroad possibilities at a number of partner institutions, often as a second research project. Our partners include top-100 universities in Europe (for example in Germany, UK, and Sweden) and in the USA, China, South-East Asia, and South America.

Waarom in Groningen?
  • Groningen drug research is among the best in the world
  • Unique interdisciplinary cooperation between clinical, preclinical and pharmaceutical research fields, with teaching professors within walking distance
  • Awarded 'Top Rated Programme' label (Higher Education Guide 2017)
  • Rated best degree programme in its field (Higher Education Guide 2017)
  • Groningen drug research and education is among the best in the world
  • Research and education cover all drug/vaccine-related aspects that are relevant to the drug development life cycle
  • Our Pharmacy education is ranked number 1 among students in the Netherlands
  • Awarded 'Top Rated Programme' label (Keuzegids Masters 2017)
  • Groningen drug research and education is among the best in the world
  • Unique interdisciplinary cooperation between preclinical, pharmaceutical, medical and economical research fields, with teaching professors within walking distance
  • Research and education cover all drug/vaccine-related aspects that are relevant to the drug development life cycle
  • Unique interdisciplinary cooperation between preclinical, pharmaceutical, medical and economical research fields, with teaching professors within walking distance
  • Research and education cover all drug/vaccine-related aspects that are relevant to the drug development life cycle
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