Industrial Pharmacy (MSc)
The master's specialisation Industrial Pharmacy trains you in quality control and safety in the production of medicinal products. Please note: because the specialisation is taught in Dutch, a high level of proficiency in the Dutch language is required.
What does this master’s programme entail?
The master's specialisation Industrial Pharmacy trains you in safety and quality control in the production of medicinal products, and prepares you for a career in Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry. For this specialisation only a limited number of positions are available. Admission of max. 2 participants occurs after selection only.
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Why study Industrial Pharmacy at Leiden University?
- The master's specialisation Industrial Pharmacy provides you with a full year of research training in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences followed by a year of training in quality control and safety.
- We offer you a research-oriented programme in which you can specialize in different areas in the wide spectrum of drug research; from Analytical BioSciences, Biopharmaceutics, Drug Delivery Technology, Medicinal Chemistry to Pharmacology, and Toxicology.
- You have the opportunity to gain hands-on business experience working as an intern on quality control and safety for a bio-pharmaceutical company.
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Industrial Pharmacy: the right master’s programme for you?
Are you aiming for a career in Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry? The master’s specialisation Industrial Pharmacy is the right choice. This master’s specialisation has a maximum admission of 2 Dutch speaking participants. The Board of Admissions will judge the candidate’s personal skills (e.g. awareness of responsibility, accuracy, communication skills, methodological approach when analysing complex problems, and motivation) for qualification to the specialisation. Please note admission to this specialisation is only possible after admission to one of the research specialisations of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences.
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