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3 year



The programme in Leiden focusses on the future of pharmaceutical care. In three years you will become a pharmacist with focus on the multidisciplinary approach of the latest developments in pharmaceutical products and patient care. The programme prepares you to work as a full member of the team of health care practitioners.


Most graduates provide pharmaceutical care in community or hospital pharmacies and continue to specialise in these directions. Other graduates conduct research or pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry or as a policy maker. In general, job perspectives for pharmacists are good.

Best preparatory bachelor’s

A bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from a Dutch university, a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Leuven or a bachelor’s degree in biopharmaceutical sciences with the pharmacy specialisation from Leiden University.

Faculty of Medicine/LUMC

1 & 2

year master’s programmes


master's students


International master's students




EU/EEA student tuition fee*


Non-EU/EEA student tuition fees per programme:

  • €21,200 Vitality and Ageing
  • €21,200 Biomedical Sciences
  • €31,100 Medicine
  • €31,100 Pharmacy
  • €21,200 Population Health Management
  • €4,500 Transfusion Medicine and Cellular and Tissue Therapies
  • €20,560 Technical Medicine
  • (2023/2024)

* This tuition fee is per year and only applies if this is your first master's programme in The Netherlands. This doesn't apply for the Master Transfusion Medicine and Cellular and Tissue Therapies (MSc)
** English language proficiency requirements are subject to change. Please check our website for the updated English language proficiency requirements. You can find the exact language requirements and more detailed language requirements per programme under each programme description. Also check our website for detailed information on the types of English tests accepted and the equivalent scores for IELTS, TOEFL and Cambridge English tests.
NOTE: Tuition fees are subject to change. Please check online our updated tuition fees.