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Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research

Master Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences

This page provides information to support your application for the Master's programme of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Application procedure: the application letter

All applicants for the MSc programme are required to write an application letter. In this letter you need to provide a detailed motivation to support your choice for the specific research area and corresponding LACDR-division in which you would like to follow your Research Project 1. Please click here for a suitable overview of the wide range of research-areas.

Important if you wish to apply:

You are required to provide an application letter. This is very important, and requires three essential elements:

  1. Explain that you possess the same level of knowledge, understanding and skills as applicants who are holding a Bachelor’s degree in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (at least 150 EC in courses/projects belonging to the domain of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and a 16 EC, level 400 final research assignment, covering all aspects of the research cycle and being concluded with a research thesis written in academic English, and an oral presentation)
  2. Include a detailed and specific motivation which clearly supports your choice of LACDR research area.
  3. Provide a detailed and excellent motivation of why this choice is logically supported by your previous research experience.

General information

For general information on how to apply for the Master's programme of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences, please check our information website for our master's programme.

For more specific information on how to apply, including detailed questions on the process of application, please contact: admissionbps@lacdr.leidenuniv.nl.

Bachelor's students of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences are strongly advised to check the information and "Stappenplan" that is available on Brightspace.

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