BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Tuition fee (local)
USD 6,690
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 38,786

Entry Requirements

  • a Dutch secondary school diploma at vwo level (vwo-profile 'Natuur en Techniek' or 'Natuur en Gezondheid' with Physics) or
  • an international equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as required subjects

Minimum requirements for English proficiency

  • IELTS, Academic Module. Minimum score: 6.0 overall band, 5.5 for writing. IELTS is the test preferred by Utrecht University.
  • TOEFL, Internet based. Minimum score: 83. Institutional scores are not accepted. The TOEFL institution code for Utrecht University is 9062.
  • Cambridge Certificates: Advanced English or Proficiency in English, minimum score C.


Year 1

  • Epidemiology and clinical development of new drugs
  • Behaviour of the drug in the human body
  • Drug targets
  • The drug molecule

Year 2

  • Immunopharmacology
  • Neuroimmunopharmacology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Analytical methods
  • Cellular and molecular techniques
  • Chemical techniques
  • Addictive drugs: friends or foe
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharma and Nutrition: advances in specialized clinical nutrition
  • Bioanalysis
  • Molecular psychoneuropharmacology
  • Proteins and disease

Year 3

  • Advanced Immunopharmacology
  • Clinical trials
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaco-epidemiology
  • Drug Discovery and Drug Development
  • Perform own, individual, research project

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