Clinical Drug Development, 30 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-46000 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Entry requirements: 180 credits in medicine/pharmacy


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 72,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 72,500

Please note: Applicants who do not fulfil the requirement of 180 credits from a medical/pharmaceutical faculty but have corresponding skills from prior learning/work experience can apply for validation of prior learning ("reell kompetens").

About the course

This course aims to provide you with a broad and deep knowledge of most stages in a drug's development from idea to completed product. Special emphasis is placed on clinical trial methodology, where you will learn to plan a larger clinical trial. After completing the course, you should be able to work as a clinical trial associate or a similar position.

More information


Department of Medical Sciences

Akademiska sjukhuset, Ingång 40, 5 tr 751 85 Uppsala

Akademiska sjukhuset, Ingång 40, 5 tr, 751 85 UPPSALA

Kristin Bryon (Course Administrator)


Telephone: +46 18 611 42 40

Magnus Ringbom (Assistant Course Leader)