Master of Science in Pharmacy
The degree also enables its holder to undertake a Ph.D. thesis. Further- more, beginning in the academic year 2010-2011, the Master of Science in Pharmacy degree will be required in order for a candidate to take the examination leading to the Swiss diploma for pharmacists.
The first year of the programme includes compulsory courses, optional practical work and a research project. The second year includes 12 weeks of compulsory courses, 20 weeks of pharmacy practice in an approved pharmacy with a further 10 weeks of work placement in either a public or hospital pharmacy.
|Length of programme:||4 semesters|
|Criteria for admission:||Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Career opportunities:||Community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, industry, academia, humanitarian career, administration|
*ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits: a measure of the work required for a given programme. One semester equals 30 ECTS credits. One credit corresponds to 25-30 hours of work. ECTS enables students to move from one European university to another.