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 and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     IMC Fachhochschule Krems
comprehensive profile   International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products     Hochschule Fresenius
comprehensive profile   Epidemiology     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis     Hochschule Fresenius
  Drug Discovery and Development     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmacology and Drug Discovery     Coventry University London
  Pharmacology     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     University of Hertfordshire
  Pharmacology and Biotechnology     Sheffield Hallam University
  Pharmacy     University of Huddersfield
  Drug Chemistry     Newcastle University
  Pharmacovigilance     University of Hertfordshire
  Pharmacology     University of Oxford
  Chemical Biology and Drug Design     University of Leeds
  Medicinal Chemistry     The Open University
  Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems     London Metropolitan University
  Pharmacy Clinical Practice (Community and Primary Care)     Cardiff University
  Drug Design and Discovery     University of Salford
  Drug Sciences     University College London
  Pharmacy Practice (Res)     Henley Business School
  Advanced Professional Practice (Pharmacy)     Keele University
  Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Formulations     The University of Sunderland
  Drug Design (MSc)     University College London
  Cancer Pharmacology     University of Bradford
  Pharmacy     University of Birmingham
  Medicines Management     University of Kent
  Pharmacy (Biochemistry and Cell Biology)     University of Kent
  Pharmaceutical Science     King's College London
  Drug Discovery and Pharma Management     University College London
  Pharmaceutical Enterprise     University of Birmingham
  Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Training     University of Nottingham
  Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme (OSPAP)     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Quality by Design for the Pharmaceutical Industry     De Montfort University
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Prescribing Studies     Keele University
  Advanced Practitioner: Pharmacist     University of East Anglia
  ...     ...


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