15 Master Degrees in Drug Development 2020

A master’s degree requires a course of study that can be completed after a student has achieved an undergraduate degree. This type of program provides higher education for those who would like to advance their knowledge and skills in a specific discipline. What is a Master in Drug Development? It is an advanced course of study that teaches the processes of making medicine. Courses may go int… Read more

A master’s degree requires a course of study that can be completed after a student has achieved an undergraduate degree. This type of program provides higher education for those who would like to advance their knowledge and skills in a specific discipline.

What is a Master in Drug Development? It is an advanced course of study that teaches the processes of making medicine. Courses may go into detailed descriptions of developing drugs from observed need to final product. A master’s degree in this field could provide an opportunity to learn about different parts of the process of drug development. For example, a program could focus on the chemistry of drugs and plant-based products. Students may study analysis and quality control of these products. Another program could examine clinical trials and the safety standards in place for studying drug development.

Graduates with a Master in Drug Development can benefit daily from the skills learned in experimentation, communication, and health. In studying drug development trials, students may learn to be continually curious and methodical as they experiment to find the best solutions to problems. They often communicate results to learn about better health, which may benefit everyday relationships.

The tuition of each master’s program will differ based on the specific degree and the university. Students should investigate the cost of a particular program of interest.

Graduates of a Master in Drug Development program may go on to work various jobs. For example, a graduate could become a program coordinator at an early drug development center. In this role, the individual could be managing projects related to clinical trials and production plans. Another career possibility is that of a safety specialist. This career path could mean compiling local, state, and federal regulations to put into effect safety programs in a company. A similar job may be one as an environmental health and safety specialist. Achieving a master’s degree additionally offers the potential for career advancement.

Master’s degrees in drug development are offered internationally and online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, USA

The STEM-designated Management of Drug Development program is designed for students with a background in preclinical biological and pharmaceutical science. It aims at producin ... +

The STEM-designated Management of Drug Development program is designed for students with a background in preclinical biological and pharmaceutical science. It aims at producing entry- and mid-level scientists with the knowledge and skills appropriate for professional practice in translational research, with particular emphasis on the area of transition between early-stage preclinical drug discovery and clinical drug development. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

Drug Discovery and Development (DDD) is a programme focused on all aspects of identifying and introducing new medicines.

Drug Discovery and Development (DDD) is a programme focused on all aspects of identifying and introducing new medicines. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Turku
Turku, Finland

The Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences – Drug Discovery and Development specialisation track trains experts for the entire drug development chain.

The Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences – Drug Discovery and Development specialisation track trains experts for the entire drug development chain. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
20 Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process an ... +

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process and smooth the transition of candidate drugs to market. -
Master
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Campus
 
University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Dijon, France

The “Innovative Drugs” international Master is a high-level training program in the field of innovative strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Students enroll ... +

The “Innovative Drugs” international Master is a high-level training program in the field of innovative strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Students enrolled in the Master program will acquire a dual skill in molecular imaging and in pharmaceutical nanoengineering. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
19 Jun 2020
Campus
 
EMOTION
Novara, Italy +3 More

EMOTION is a two-year 120 ECTS, English-taught master awarding a double-degree focused on pharmaceutical and cosmetic R&D and enrolls students with a scientific background ... +

EMOTION is a two-year 120 ECTS, English-taught master awarding a double-degree focused on pharmaceutical and cosmetic R&D and enrolls students with a scientific background (e.g. pharmacy, chemistry, medicine, biology or biotechnology). -
Master Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands

If you choose to study MSc in Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment at the University of Groningen, this is what you can expect: a challenging multidisciplinary and inte ... +

If you choose to study MSc in Molecular Medicine and Innovative Treatment at the University of Groningen, this is what you can expect: a challenging multidisciplinary and intercultural approach to problem-solving, participate in a specialization of your choice, teaching by top-researchers with a high teacher-student ratio, large data cohorts, two major (international) research internships are part of the program, possibility to add a specialization to your diploma, and the possibility of obtaining a fully funded three-year Ph.D. position. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

This programme is unique as it combines the study of pharmaceutical technology, including pharmaceutical sciences, and medicines control. It has been designed to provide you w ... +

This programme is unique as it combines the study of pharmaceutical technology, including pharmaceutical sciences, and medicines control. It has been designed to provide you with advanced theoretical knowledge of sciences that are related to disciplines in pharmaceutical sciences and give you the skills you need for laboratory work in this area. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Master’s in Drug Innovation program focuses on diagnostics and the improvement and management of small molecule and biomolecular drugs. Drug innovation covers many topics ... +

The Master’s in Drug Innovation program focuses on diagnostics and the improvement and management of small molecule and biomolecular drugs. Drug innovation covers many topics such as the development of new vaccines and the study of antibodies, gene therapeutics, and medical nutrition. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Notthingham, Faculty of Science
Nottingham, United Kingdom

The overall aim of the course is to develop knowledge and understanding, cognitive skills, and practical and professional skills in the area of drug discovery and pharmaceutic ... +

The overall aim of the course is to develop knowledge and understanding, cognitive skills, and practical and professional skills in the area of drug discovery and pharmaceutical science. The drug discovery process from ‘concept to clinic’ provides the reference point for the education and training delivered in the more specific scientific and regulatory aspects. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
07 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

The Master’s programme in Pharmaceutical Technology will prepare you for an exciting career in pharmaceuticals, no matter if you aim for working in the pharmaceutical industry ... +

The Master’s programme in Pharmaceutical Technology will prepare you for an exciting career in pharmaceuticals, no matter if you aim for working in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory authorities or for future PhD studies. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Maastricht, Netherlands

This specialisation provides you with a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised ... +

This specialisation provides you with a theoretical background and practical experience in pharmaceutical drug research & development, medicinal nutrition and personalised healthcare. You will have interactions with industry and regulatory agencies. The overarching theme is the pipeline of drug research & development from design of the molecule to its applications in healthcare settings. -
Master
Full-time
24 months
English
Campus
 
University of Bath
Claverton Down, United Kingdom

This course is aimed at students with a background in chemistry, biosciences, pharmacy or pharmacology. You will become familiar with a range of concepts and research techniqu ... +

This course is aimed at students with a background in chemistry, biosciences, pharmacy or pharmacology. You will become familiar with a range of concepts and research techniques in drug discovery including target identification and validation, screening platforms, optimization of small molecule drugs and biotherapeutics, and the importance of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Depending on your undergraduate degree, you will also follow either a biology or chemistry training track alongside your drug discovery studies. This will enable you to build up your practical skills and gain a strong background in both disciplines. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
St George's University of London
London, United Kingdom

Genomic Medicine MSc/PgCert/PgDip and short courses are suitable for doctors, healthcare professionals and students with an interest in Genomic Medicine. If you would like to ... +

Genomic Medicine MSc/PgCert/PgDip and short courses are suitable for doctors, healthcare professionals and students with an interest in Genomic Medicine. If you would like to find out more information about scholarships, applying or the programme itself, please read more here: www.sgul.ac.uk/genomics -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years ... +

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. -
Master
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Campus
 

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