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Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Organiser University of Lausanne – Faculty of Biology and Medicine
University of Geneva – Faculty of Sciences
Degree awarded Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmaceutical Sciences
ECTS credits 180
Duration 6 semesters
Teaching language French
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General presentation Only the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree is taught at UNIL. The first year programme essentially covers basic sciences in which the student must be proficient in order to pursue more in-depth studies in pharmaceutical sciences.

Students who pass their preparatory examination then continue their degree course, in principle at the University of Geneva (Pharmaceutical Sciences Section), but they can also continue their studies at ETHZ (Zurich) or at the University of Basel. For more information on the degree course at the University of Geneva, please consult the web site of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Section:
Examinations The first year concludes with a preparatory examination that gives the student 60 ECTS credits. For information on examinations for the rest of the degree course, see the web site of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Section:
Mobility See the web site of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Geneva:
Possible study options after the Bachelor's degree (without further studies) Master of Science in Pharmacy (Geneva)
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Degree course Secretariat (first year only) Ms Almudena Vazquez
Ecole de biologie
Quartier UNIL-Sorge
CH - 1015 Lausanne
Tel + 41 21 692 40 10
Fax + 41 21 692 40 05
Additional information on the degree course and regulations Web site of the School of
Admissions Admissions department:
Deadlines for admission 30 April. Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland must apply for enrolment at least two months prior to this deadline.
Start of courses Mid-September
Academic calendar
General information on studies and career opportunities, guidance and advice Guidance and advisory service:
Accommodation and financial assistance Office for socio-cultural affairs:
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Last update: 12 August 2013

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