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.  

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Overview of Masters programmes in Pharmacy:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology     IMC Krems
  Drug Discovery and Translational Biology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Drug Discovery and Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation     University of Glasgow
  Clinical Pharmacology     King's College London
  Oncology/ Oncology for the Pharmaceutical Industry     Newcastle University
  Community Pharmacy Public Health Services     University of Manchester
  Cancer and Clinical Oncology     Queen Mary University of London
  Pharmaceutical Chemistry     University of South Wales
  Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Formulations     The University of Sunderland
  Pharmacy Clinical Practice (Community and Primary Care)     Cardiff University
  Drug Sciences     University College London
  Drug Delivery     Aston University
  Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry     Loughborough University
  Pharmacy     University of Huddersfield
  Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences     University of Nottingham
  Quality by Design for the Pharmaceutical Industry     De Montfort University
  Medicine, Pharmacy & Health     Durham University
  Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Physiology)     University of Kent
  Clinical Pharmacy     Keele University
  Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation     University of Aberdeen
  Pharmacology     Keele University
  Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Medicines Management     The University of Sunderland
  Translational Medicine     King's College London
  Clinical Drug Development (MSc)     University College London
  Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship (ABBE)     University of Nottingham
  Clinical Pharmacy (Primary Care)     University of Bradford
  Biomedical Sciences Research     University of Bristol
  Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Overseas Pharmacist Assessment Programme (OSPAP)     The University of Sunderland
  Drug Discovery and Pharma Management     University College London
  Pharmaceutical Quality by Design     De Montfort University
  Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice     University of Hertfordshire
  Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems     London Metropolitan University
  Clinical Drug Development (MRes)     University College London
  Pharmacology     University of Oxford
  Biopharmaceutical Development     University of Leeds
  Drug Development Science     King's College London
  Pharmacy Practice     University of Hertfordshire
  ...     ...

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