Masters in Pharmacy
  • Course Duration3-4 Years
  • Universities LocationUSA, UK, Canada and Australia

Course Overview

A Master’s in Pharmacy is the study of medicinal substances and their application. One gets to know about use of medicinal substances for therapeutic uses. People studying this become Pharmacists who may be involved in all aspects of drug and its medicinal use; it could be their discovery, their development, or its supply to patients. A Master’s in pharmacy is an integral aspect of the healthcare industry, and promises an exciting career ahead.

Course Structure

Most post-graduate pharmacy degrees consolidate scholastic research with more professional preparation and expert aptitude, for example, finding out about legitimate and moral issues, and how to interface with patients. You will learn about solutions, medications, pharmaceuticals and clinical practice, and work on how to react to various situations. As you study pharmacy, you may have the chance to work in a specific sort of role, for example, new medication improvement or patient care, or in a specific field of medicinal care, for example, care of the elderly.

Entry Requirements

Though the entry requirements may differ in few terms and conditions, generally in countries like Australia, US, UK and Canada require you to have:

Subjects: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Biology in your Under-graduation with good grades.

GRE Scores: You need to appear in GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and the score required differs from university to university hence depending on your score you can choose to apply in a particular university in fact there are few universities who accept GRE scores as well.

English language requirements:  All non-residents must meet the English language requirements. For this program, one needs to get a IELTS score of 6.5 overall with special condition. Applicants from one of the recognized majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Course Progress

This course typically finishes in 4-5 years depending upon the degree you choose to go for. Here is bifurcation of how the course may progress, Year 1 introduces the scientific basis of pharmacy, including cell biology, physiology and pharmaceutical and biological ,Year 2 places more emphasis on the role of hospital, community and industrial pharmacists. Year 3 focuses on body systems and disease statistics. In Year 4 there is a research-based project, for which you will receive tuition in research skills. A problem-based approach is used for more advanced teaching in areas such as pharmaceutical technology and biotechnology.

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