Studying

Degree studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy

The degrees offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy are:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (farmaseutti) and
  • Master of Science in Pharmacy (proviisori).

The Bachelor’s degree consists of 180 credits and completing the degree takes three years. The Master’s degree consists of 120 credits and completing the degree takes 5 years as a whole (Bachelor’s degree + two years).

The postgraduate degrees are:

  • Licentiate of Philosophy and
  • Doctor of Philosophy.

Curriculums:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
Master of Science in Pharmacy

The language of tuition in the Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Pharmacy is mainly Finnish. Only a few courses annually are organized in English. Therefore it is required that the international applicants have a sufficient knowledge of Finnish or Swedish already when they apply.

Learning outcomes for the Bachelor and Master Degrees

Exchange studies a the Faculty of Pharmacy

The exchange students as well as visiting students are usually placed in laboratories and research groups for practical laboratory work or final project research work. A listing of courses available for exchange students that are organized in English can be found under the Studies section on the Faculty homepage. The list is updated annually

Information on applying as a visiting student to the Faculty of Pharmacy and University of Helsinki: International Exchange Services.

Information on applying as an exchange student (Erasmus, Nordplus or based on bilateral agreements between universities) to the University of Helsinki: International Exchange Services.

Further information on degrees, studies, application and student selection criteria is available through the FAQ page of the faculty.