TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences

Drug Discovery Development

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Pharmacy
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English & German
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul/30 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
Uni-Assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in pharmaceutical chemistry or pharmacy, or a successfully completed second section of the pharmaceutical test (license for pharmacists), or another relevant course.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Each course of study includes the competencies from the subject groups:

  1. Chemistry and analytics:
    Recommended modules completed are general chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, analytical chemistry, structural analysis, applied spectroscopy, pharmaceutical analytics.
  2. Biology, biochemistry, and medicine:
    in the scope of at least 60 credit points.

Each of the two subject groups must have earned at least 9 credit points.

Applicants who have not yet completed their relevant studies can take part in the selection process if they can prove at the time of application that:

  1. At least 144 (80%) of 180 credit points for 6-semester courses or 168 (80%) of 210 credit points There are 7-semester courses.
  2. When studying pharmacy, the certificate of passing the first section of the pharmaceutical test according to the license to practice for pharmacists (AappO) as well as proof of a study of pharmacy of at least 4 years are available.
  3. They have a preliminary average grade of 2.5.
GPA Rate 2.50

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
IELTS
min 6.5
TOEFL CBT
min 213
TOEFL iBT
min 80
TOEFL pBT
min 550
languageGerman
DSH
min DSH 2
telc Deutsch
min C1
Deutsche Sprachdiplom (DSD)
min DSD II (B2/C1)
Goethe-Zertifikat
min C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Students who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification at a German-language institution are exempt from providing German language proficiency proof.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
Uni-Assist
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents


Please send the following application documents by post to uni-assist in Berlin:

  1. Please write down your uni-assist applicant number (for example on your copy of your passport). 
  2. Officially certified copy of the secondary school leaving certificate and - if applicable - the university entrance examination (original language and translation if necessary)
  3. If applicable: officially certified copy of the course achievements and upon completion of the course, your final certificate (original language and translation if necessary).
  4. If you have completed a preparatory course: officially certified copy of the assessment test certificate.
  5. Applicants with certificates from China, Mongolia (until 2018) and Vietnam: original GSP certificate.
  6. Officially certified copy of your proof of sufficient knowledge of German (not required for English-language courses, instead, proof of English knowledge).
  7. Tabular CV.
  8. Copy of your passport - page with personal data
  9. If the name changes: a copy of the certificate (for example, through a marriage certificate).

Location


1
TH Köln - Cologne University of Applied Sciences
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Further Information


For more information please check the

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