Master of Pharmacy
Combine Medicine and Science within a Masters in Pharmacy!

Master of Pharmacy

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Pharmacy is an interdisciplinary science concerned with the effects, development and production of medicines. It includes a great deal theoretical and practical knowledge from the fields of Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Medicine.

The focus of your Pharmacy studies will be the application of drugs to patients and the analysis of human diseases. Some of the main subjects include Human Biology, Biochemistry, Drug Theory and Organic Chemistry.

In order to adapt your study to your interests you can specialize in a specific area of Pharmacy. Some of your possibilities include:

  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Technology

Admission requirements for a Masters in Pharmacy

Before you can start with your Masters you will be expected to present a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy or Natural/Health Sciences. In addition, some universities might require a practical internship or preparation for a variety of selection procedures. Make sure you are aware of the admission criteria of your specific institution. 

Job prospects

After a period of four semesters you will typically complete your studies with the academic title “Master of Science”. You will have the opportunity to follow the classic career path and work as a pharmacist or look for a career in the pharmaceutical industry where you can take part in the research, manufacturing and quality assurance of medicines.  

Overview of Masters programmes in Pharmacy:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Medical chemistry   comprehensive profile   University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
comprehensive profile   Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     IMC Fachhochschule Krems
comprehensive profile   Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis     Hochschule Fresenius
comprehensive profile   International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products     Hochschule Fresenius
  Drug Discovery and Safety   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Chemistry   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Research)     University of Lincoln
  Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme (OSPAP)     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmacy     University of Nottingham
  Pharmaceutical Sciences     University of Strathclyde
  Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     De Montfort University
  Pharmacy     University of Huddersfield
  Pharmaceutical Science     King's College London
  Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Physiology)     University of Kent
  Community Pharmacy     Keele University
  Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Formulations     The University of Sunderland
  Medicine, Pharmacy & Health     Durham University
  Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics     University College London
  Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology     Queen Mary University of London
  Pharmacy Clinical Practice (Community and Primary Care)     Cardiff University
  Pharmacy     Keele University
  Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Pharmacology     Aston University
  Biomedical Sciences Research     University of Bristol
  Pharmacy (Biochemistry and Cell Biology)     University of Kent
  Drug Discovery     University of Aberdeen
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Pharmacy (Chemistry and Drug Delivery)     University of Kent
  Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation     University of Aberdeen
  Cancer Pharmacology     London Metropolitan University
  Drug Development Science     King's College London
  Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship (ABBE)     University of Nottingham
  Drug Discovery and Development     The University of Sunderland
  Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation     University of Glasgow
  Chemistry (Instrumental Analytical Science - Drug Analysis and Toxicology)     Robert Gordon University
  Cancer Drug Discovery     University of Bradford
  Drug Discovery     University of Bath
  ...     ...


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