Master Medicinal and Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences (current programme)

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Important Notice

This programme started in the autumn semester 2016 the last time.

The programme is currently being reformed and the new programme will start in autum 2017 under the name "MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences".

This Master’s degree programme covers, in the broadest sense, knowledge and competences related to medicine development processes in the industrial, regulatory and academic contexts.


The programme lays great emphasis on the understanding and application of procedures which facilitate and simplify development processes in an industrial environment. The fundamentals required for a career in pharmaceutical research and development are provided over three semesters and include a series of lectures, project work and a Master’s thesis.

The degree programme does not lead to the Federal Diploma in Pharmacy and involves no internships in public or hospital pharmacies.

  • Compulsory subjects and electives, project work
  • Master's thesis (22 weeks)

Credits ECTS: 90
Degree and title: Master of Science ETH in Medicinal and Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Master’s degree programme Medicinal and Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

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