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Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences: Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry is a specialisation of the Master’s programme Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS).

The programme contains two research periods (52 and and 36 EC), and compulsory and optional programme components, see: outline of the specialisation programme.

  • Attending two lecture series of BPS is mandatory in the MSc programme of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPS). Mandatory lecture series must be chosen from the ones listed below.
  • Attending more than two lecture series of BPS is optional. Optional lecture series are part of the programme component ‘Optional courses or traineeships’.

First and Second Year

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Research Project 1 at the Division of Medinal Chemistry of the LACDR

Research Project 1 - Practical Work 45
Research Project 1 - Thesis 5
Research Project 1 - Oral Presentation 2

Literature Review

Literature Review 7

The MSc programme of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences offers the following lecture series in the academic year 2013–2014:

Regulation of Drug Safety 4
Atherosclerosis 4
Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry 4
Metabolic disorders: From molecular mechanisms to Metabolomics and back 4
Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Death (formerly Molecular Mechanisms of Apoptosis) 4
Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling 4
Model organisms in cancer drug discovery and development 4
A Clinical Pharmacologist Approach to type 2 Diabetes 4
Drug Delivery 4
Blood-Brain Barrier: Drug Transport to the Brain 4
Cell adhesion signaling in health and disease 4

Obligatory course in the academic year 2013–2014:

Scientific Conduct 1

Optional courses in the academic year 2013–2014:

Proefdierkunde 4

Meer info

The MSc programme Medicinal Chemistry (drug design and molecular modelling) trains for junior drug researchers, and prepares students for a career in medicinal chemistry.