Master of Pharmacy
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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.  

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Overview of Masters programmes in Pharmacy:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     IMC Fachhochschule Krems
  Drug Discovery and Translational Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Clinical Pharmacology   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Pharmacy (Health Services Research)     University of Kent
  Pharmacy     University of Nottingham
  Community Pharmacy     Keele University
  Analytical and Pharmaceutical Science     Loughborough University
  Drug Design     University of Kent
  Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice     University of Hertfordshire
  Clinical and Health Sciences     Newcastle University
  Quality by Design for the Pharmaceutical Industry     De Montfort University
  Chemistry (Instrumental Analytical Science - Drug Analysis and Toxicology)     Robert Gordon University
  Clinical Drug Development (MSc)     University College London
  Pharmacy Practice     King's College London
  Drug Discovery and Development     The University of Sunderland
  Translational Medicine     King's College London
  Drug Discovery and Development     University of Aberdeen
  Pharmacology (MSc by Research)     University of Oxford
  Biological Science (Pharmacology)     University of Cambridge
  Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme (OSPAP)     The University of Sunderland
  Drug Discovery and Development     University College London
  Industrial Pharmaceutical Chemistry - from Laboratory to Market     University of Aberdeen
  Pharmaceutics     University of Hertfordshire
  Pharmaceutical Science     Kingston University
  Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training     University of Manchester
  Pharmacy Practice     University of Hertfordshire
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Advanced Professional Practice (Pharmacy)     Keele University
  Pharmacy (Biochemistry and Cell Biology)     University of Kent
  Drug Delivery     Aston University
  Clinical Pharmacy (Community)     University of Bradford
  Biopharmaceuticals     King's College London
  Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics     University College London
  Cancer Pharmacology     University of Bradford
  Translational Medicine     University of Manchester
  Pharmacy     Keele University
  Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Research)     University of Lincoln
  Pharmacology     King's College London
  ...     ...

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