Drug Discovery and Development, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 29 September 2021

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-35004 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 30 July 2021 – 22 August 2021

  • Spring 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 17 January 2022

    End date: 20 February 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-85004 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: Admitted to the Master Programme in Drug Discovery, Master Programme in Pharmaceutical Modelling and Development or in Biomedicine. For the Master of Science in Pharmacy Programme, 150 credits are required within the programme. Enrolment in all compulsory courses within the first to seventh semester is also required. For Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy 120 credits are required within the programme, including the following courses Organic Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Structure and Analysis of Drugs, Pharmacokinetics and Statistics, Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry. Enrolment in all compulsory courses within the first to fifth semester is also required.
For the Master of Science Programme in Chemical Engineering, at least 150 credits are required within the programme including organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry. For non-programme students a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science, Chemical Engineering or equal degree is required (180 credits). Knowledge in English equivalent to that required for basic eligibility to Swedish higher education.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 18,125

Tuition fee, total: SEK 18,125

About the course

The course deals with different phases in drug development; identification and validation of target molecule (the target), identification and optimisation of active substance, ADME-Tox profiling, in-vivo and in-vitro pharmacology, formulation, discovery and biomarkers and disease models, clinical trials, registration and commercialisation.

More information

Contact

Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Biomedicinskt Centrum BMC, Husargatan 3

Box 574, 751 23 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 4271 018-471 4236

Study counsellors

Email: farmstudievagledning@uadm.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 44 36, +46 18 471 50 76