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   International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products     Hochschule Fresenius
comprehensive profile   Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     IMC Fachhochschule Krems
comprehensive profile   Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis     Hochschule Fresenius
  Drug Discovery and Safety   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Chemistry   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Physiology)     University of Kent
  Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Training     University of Nottingham
  Cancer Therapeutics     Queen Mary University of London
  Pharmaceutical Technology     King's College London
  Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies     University of the West of Scotland
  Drug Discovery and Development     Imperial College London
  Clinical Pharmacy     De Montfort University
  Pharmaceutical Analysis     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Pharmacy Practice     University of Leeds
  Pharmaceutical Science with Management Studies     Kingston University
  Pharmaceutical Sciences     University of Strathclyde
  Drug Design     University of Kent
  Cancer and Molecular and Cellular Biology     Queen Mary University of London
  Pharmacy Practice with Prescribing     University of Leeds
  Analytical & Environmental Sciences (Research)     King's College London
  Pharmacology     King's College London
  Drug Design and Discovery     University of Salford
  Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Community Pharmacy Public Health Services     University of Manchester
  Clinical Pharmacy     The University of Sunderland
  Industrial Pharmaceutical Chemistry - from Laboratory to Market     University of Aberdeen
  Chemistry (Instrumental Analytical Science - Drug Analysis and Toxicology)     Robert Gordon University
  General Pharmacy Practice     University of Kent
  Pharmacology     Aston University
  Drug Sciences     University College London
  Advanced Practitioner: Pharmacist     University of East Anglia
  Pharmacology and Biotechnology     Sheffield Hallam University
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Biomedical Sciences Research     University of Bristol
  Pharmaceutical Science     Edinburgh Napier University
  Medicine, Pharmacy & Health     Durham University
  Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences     University of Nottingham
  ...     ...


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