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
  Clinical Pharmacology   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Drug Discovery and Translational Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Medicinal Chemistry     The Open University
  Advanced Practitioner: Pharmacist     University of East Anglia
  Cancer Drug Discovery     University of Bradford
  Drug Delivery     Aston University
  Pharmacy     University of Huddersfield
  Clinical Pharmacy     Cardiff University
  Pharmaceutical Formulation and Entrepreneurship     University College London
  Drug Chemistry     Newcastle University
  Drug Design and Discovery     University of Salford
  Pharmacy Practice     University of Hertfordshire
  Drug Discovery and Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Drug Discovery and Development     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmaceutical Science     King's College London
  Chemical Biology and Drug Design     University of Leeds
  Drug Discovery     University of Bath
  Clinical Pharmacy (Secondary Care)     University of Bradford
  Pharmaceutical Technology and Medicines Control     University of Bradford
  Pharmaceutics     University of Hertfordshire
  Cancer Therapeutics     Queen Mary University of London
  Clinical and Health Services Pharmacy     University of Manchester
  Formulation Science     University of Greenwich
  Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems     London Metropolitan University
  Pharmacy Clinical Practice (Community and Primary Care)     Cardiff University
  Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Formulations     The University of Sunderland
  Clinical Drug Development     Queen Mary University of London
  Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Control     King's College London
  Pharmacology and Biotechnology     Sheffield Hallam University
  Community Pharmacy Public Health Services     University of Manchester
  Pharmaceutical Science     Edinburgh Napier University
  Prescribing Studies     Keele University
  Biopharmaceuticals     King's College London
  Medicines Management     University of Kent
  Clinical Pharmacology     King's College London
  Cancer Pharmacology     University of Bradford
  Pharmacology     Keele University
  ...     ...

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