Exams

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine - 20 ECTS

To achieve a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine by the University of Basel, it is required to successfully complete a two-year course cycle and to pass the multiple choice questions (MCQ) exam, which consists of 120 questions. Since September 2018, the CAS/DAS in Pharmaceutical Medicine is recognized by Swissethics as investigator and sponsor-investigator training in research ethics and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

The CAS exam date is: Monday, August 24, 2021. The deadline for registration is March 31, 2021 (MCQ exam and retake of the MCQ exam). All information about the final examination is available on the learning platform: My ECPM

Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine - 30 ECTS / Swiss Specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine (FMH and SwAPP)

To achieve a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine by the University of Basel, it is required to successfully complete a two-year course cycle and to pass the multiple choice questions (MCQ) exam, which consists of 120 questions as well as an oral and an essay exam. The oral examination is based on the pre-reading of a peer reviewed paper. The essay includes three one page summaries on given topics. The fee for the exams is CHF 750 (The two exams can be repeated. Retake fees: CHF 500 for the MCQ and CHF 750 for the oral/essay exam).

Participants, who successfully completed a DAS, can apply as an MD for a Swiss Specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine Diploma offered by FMH (Swiss Association of Medical Doctors) and as an MSc or PhD for a SwAPP (Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals) Diploma. Since September 2018, the CAS/DAS in Pharmaceutical Medicine is recognized by Swissethics as investigator and sponsor-investigator training in research ethics and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

The DAS exam dates are: August 24, 2021 and September 14, 2021. The deadline for registration is March 31, 2021 (oral and essay exams and retake of the oral and essay exams). All information about the final examination is available on the learning platform: My ECPM

You can choose to take all three exams on August 24, 2021 or take the MCQ exam on August 24, 2021 and the oral/essay exam on September 14, 2021.

FMH Exam Registration - August 24 and September 14, 2021 - MCQ, Oral and Essay Exam

The FMH exam dates are: August 24, 2021 and September 14, 2021. The deadline for registration is March 31, 2021 (oral and essay exams and retake of the oral and essay exams).

If you intend to apply for a Swiss FMH Specialist Title in Pharmaceutical Medicine you need to pass the multiple choice questions exam (MCQ) before you can take the oral/essay exam. This procedure is required by Swiss federal regulation. This option only makes sense for Swiss or foreign candidates who have worked at a Swiss Postgraduate Training Center for at least 1.5 years or who are in the last year of their postgraduate training. The fee for the exams is CHF 750 (CHF 750 for retake). For more information: www.sgpm.ch

You need to take the the MCQ exam on August 24, 2021. If you have passed the MCQ exam, you can take the oral/essay exam on September 14, 2021.