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Master of Science
Pharmaceutical Science & Business

In cooperation with the
faculty applied chemistry

Study programme
in brief

The dual master program M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Science & Business is a dual study course setting highly qualified and needed generalists for one of the most important growth industries in Germany. Graduates can analyze complex problems and issues, evaluate trends in biopharmaceutical R&D, quality management and pharmaceutical production, use agile working methods and, thus, can work in a wide range of functions in the pharma and biotech industry.

"A great study programme, designed together with experts from the pharmaceutical industry - thus a perfect career and industry start.”

Prof. Dr. Alexander Schuhmacher, Executive Programme Advisor



About the master programme…

Target group

The study program is primarily addressed to graduates of bachelor programs in natural sciences that aim to start their professional career in the biopharmaceutical industry. Likewise, the program qualifies young professionals and junior managers for a (new) function in a pharma or biotech company. In doing so, the study program is also open for graduates of other faculties that do not have a natural science background.

Professors and lecturers

Professors of Reutlingen University (primarily of the School of Applied Chemistry) as well as lecturers from other universities (e.g. Tübingen, St. Gallen) and the industry (e.g. Novartis, Vetter Pharma, PwC) teach and train in the program.

Key facts

  • Admission requirements:
    Above-average bachelor degree with 210 ECTS (with 180 ECTS an additional module is required) 
    Contract of employment
    English proof (at least Level B2) 
    Sucessful completion of an entrance examination in the form of a selection interview

  • Application deadline:
    For the winter semester: 15 July

  • Beginning of course:
    Programme starts in October (every 2 years, the first time in winter semester 2020)

  • Length of course:
    Dual master programme (4 semester/78 days of attendance)

  • Language of instruction:
    German and English

  • Foreign country:
    5 days in the USA

  • Degree:
    Master of Science

  • Costs:
    Semester contribution on request  

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Study and career:
get off to a double start with Vetter

At Vetter, you can complete the Pharmaceutical Science & Business dual master's program and get to know the working world of a global company. Find out more about your entry into the pharmaceutical industry.

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Please contact us or request for further information.

With regards to content issues please contact
Prof. Dr. Alexander SchuhmacherExecutive Programme Advisor

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With regards to organisational issues please contact
Grace MayerProgramme Coordinator

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Phone 07121 271 9605
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