|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Drug Discovery and Development|
The English language master’s programme in Drug Discovery and Development aims at equipping students with the necessary competences to work as researchers in the area of drug development and deal with current research questions using modern methods. The master’s programme focuses on preclinical drug development. It particularly promotes the interdisciplinary connection with the disciplines of pharmacy, biology, chemistry and nutrition.
To complete the master’s programme, students have to complete modules, write a master’s thesis and pass a master’s examination (public defence). Modules: Introduction to Drug Discovery and Preclinical Drug Development; Basics of Drug Discovery; Drug Discovery; Preclinical Drug Development; Advanced Methods in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Drug Development; Experimental Methods in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Drug Development; Case Studies in Drug Discovery and Preclinical Drug Development; Lab Rotation (research internship, compulsory module); Proposal Writing, Extension Module, Master’s Thesis and Public Defence.
The master’s programme qualifies students to apply for national and international doctoral programmes, work in university and non-university research, both in the area of basic research as well as in applied research, plan and implement research projects, and work in research administration and research management.