Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

General Content

Only the first year of the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree is taught at UNIL. 

After you pass your first-year examination, you will continue your degree course, in principle at the University of Geneva (Pharmaceutical Sciences Section), but you can also continue your 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.

Course Structure


Practical Information

Faculty of Biology and Medicine: School of Biology
University of Geneva: Faculty of Sciences

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmaceutical Sciences

ECTS Credits

6 semesters

Teaching Language

Enrolment Deadline (UNIL)
30 April. If you require a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

Further information
Course description and timetables

Study Options After the Bachelor's Degree

The following Master's programme is open without further conditions to holders of the Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmaceutical Science:

Career Opportunities

Career prospects following a Master of Pharmacy are as follows:

Areas of activity

  • Dispensary, hospital or clinic pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Cantonal and federal public health organisations

In figures

Every two years, the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (OFS) conducts a survey on graduate employment, one year after students have completed their course. View the results for graduates in XX online:

Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 8 August 2023

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Further Information

Ecole de biologie

Université de Lausanne
Faculté de biologie et de médecine
Bâtiment Amphipôle
1015 Lausanne


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