Students in the Master’s programme in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS) of Leiden University are trained for a research career in drug research and development. The Master’s programme offers eight tracks. Each of the five research specialisations (tracks) corresponds to major research themes in the Leiden branch of the Leiden/Academic Center for Drug Research (LACDR). The remaining three BPS tracks consist of a research component in combination with a specialisation on Science-Based Business (SBB), Communication (SCS), or Education (EDU).
There is also a new pilot track (max. 2 selected participants) that consists of a research component in combination with a specialisation in Industrial Pharmacy (QP). The duration of each programme variant is two years (120 EC). Students who complete the programme receive the degree Master of Science in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences, with specification of the specialisation, if applicable.
The Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences Master consists of the following specialisations:
Drug Delivery Technology and Biopharmaceutics
Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Communication
Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Education
Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Science-Based Business
Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Industrial Pharmacy