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
  Prescribing Studies     Keele University
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     Sheffield Hallam University
  Medicines Management     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control     Liverpool John Moores University
  Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Toxicology (Research)     Newcastle University
  Pharmaceutical Science     Edinburgh Napier University
  Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship (ABBE)     University of Nottingham
  Pharmaceutical Science     Kingston University
  Pharmaceutical Technology and Medicines Control     University of Bradford
  General Pharmacy Practice     University of Kent
  Pharmaceutical Science     Anglia Ruskin University
  Advanced Practitioner: Pharmacist     University of East Anglia
  Pharmacology     King's College London
  Clinical Pharmacy     Keele University
  Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology     University of Bradford
  Clinical Pharmacy     Cardiff University
  Drug Discovery and Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Community Pharmacy     Keele University
  Pharmacy     Keele University
  Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems     London Metropolitan University
  Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training     University of Manchester
  Drug Discovery and Development     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Cancer Pharmacology     London Metropolitan University
  Pharmacology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     Kingston University
  Pharmacy Clinical Practice (Community and Primary Care)     Cardiff University
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     University of Hertfordshire
  Translational Medicine     King's College London
  Clinical Drug Development (MRes)     University College London
  Pharmacology     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Drug Design     University of Kent
  Pharmacy     University of Huddersfield
  Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Hospital/Community)     Robert Gordon University
  Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing     University of Strathclyde
  ...     ...

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