Medicine with Industrial Specialisation focuses on developing new medicine and better treatments of diseases. The education combines medicine, pharmacology, science and technology.
You get the opportunity to work with for example stem cells and reconstruction of tissues, clinical and pre-clinical testing of medicine and interactions between marketing and health economics and more.
The master´s programme in Medicine with Industrial Specialization is composed of three health related profiles: Biomedicine, Translational Medicine and Medical Market Access. As a student you get to choose which profile you want.
Large projects carried out in groups of students are a substantial part of the programme, through which students design and implement solutions to “real life” problems.
Developing and implementing new medicines and therapies for patients
Medicine with Industrial Specialisation is a two year master´s programme corresponding to 120 ECTS credits. The education is implemented as series of courses and problem based project work. Depending on which profile you choose various topics are covered:
Biomedicine - Molecular pathogenesis, Genomics, Proteomics and bioinformatics in disease and diagnostics, Regulatory and ethical aspects of clinical research, Immuno- and molecular therapy and Regenerative medicine.
Translational Medicine - Genomics, Proteomics and bioinformatics in disease and diagnostics, Current research topics in modern pharmacology, Economics of health and health care, Regulatory and ethical aspects of clinical research, Immuno- and molecular therapy, Perspectives of clinical trials in drug and Medical device development.
Medical Market Access - Quality development and patient safety, Principles of marketing and marketing management, Regulatory and ethical aspects of clinical research, Economics of health technologies and technology assessment, Non-experimental research design and analysis.
Admission and requirements
Job and career
A Master of Science (MSc) in Medicine with Industrial Specialisation holds many job opportunities both within the pharmaceutical industry, where there are major challenges in the development, customization and sale of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics and in hospitals in administrative or technical positions. A career in research and science (Ph.D.) is also an option.
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