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   Bioanalytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis     Hochschule Fresenius
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
  Drug Discovery and Safety   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Chemistry   comprehensive profile   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  Chemical Biology and Drug Design     University of Leeds
  Drug Development Science     King's College London
  Organic Chemistry: Drug Discovery     University College London
  Clinical and Health Services Pharmacy     University of Manchester
  Advanced Pharmacy Practice (Primary Care)     University of Bradford
  Pharmacology     University of Liverpool
  Pharmaceutical Technology     Kingston University
  Pharmacy     University of Nottingham
  Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies     University of the West of Scotland
  Pharmacology (MSc by Research)     University of Oxford
  Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Physiology)     University of Kent
  Drug Discovery and Development     Imperial College London
  Pharmacy Practice     King's College London
  Pharmacy (Chemistry and Drug Delivery)     University of Kent
  Cancer Drug Discovery     University of Bradford
  Pharmacology     Glasgow Caledonian University
  Drug Design and Biomedical Science     Edinburgh Napier University
  Medicines Management     The University of Sunderland
  Community Pharmacy Public Health Services     University of Manchester
  Pharmaceutical Sciences     University of Strathclyde
  Medicine, Pharmacy & Health     Durham University
  Pharmaceutical Enterprise     University of Birmingham
  Clinical Pharmacy Practice     University of Strathclyde
  Translational Medicine     University of Manchester
  Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship (ABBE)     University of Nottingham
  Drug Design     University of Kent
  Pharmacy Practice with Prescribing     University of Leeds
  General Pharmacy Practice     University of Kent
  Biopharmaceuticals     King's College London
  Clinical Pharmacy     The University of Sunderland
  Clinical Pharmacy     Liverpool John Moores University
  ...     ...


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