The M.Pharm programme is of 2 Years (4 semesters) duration including thesis research work. In depth knowledge of pharmacy is provided in the M.Pharm programme. After completing an undergraduate degree in pharmacy, graduates can enrol in a post-graduate programme called Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences (M.Pharm.). Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PES University, offers three M.Pharm specializations. Master of Pharmacy programme deals with analysing, testing, data interpreting, and researching of drugs for the treatment of the diseases of humankind. An increased requirement for a number of quality professionals in the pharmaceutical industry makes this high programme one of the most sought-after programme in the pharmaceutical field.
Specializations in M.Pharm at PES University
Pharmaceutics - This field is related to production of medicines and technology that is used in production of drugs used in pharmaceutical companies. Master of Pharmacy degree in pharmaceutics has scope in the formulations of drugs, research in formulations and excipients, manufacturing, drug regulatory affairs.
Pharmacology - You have good scope in all working fields after M. Pharm in Pharmacology from clinical hospitals to pharmaceutical companies. You can work in Pharma market research companies, patents or clinical trials, consultancy in Pharmacy, Drug research, drug regulatory affairs and Pharmacovigilance. Consultancy and Research based jobs are more gratifying.
Pharmaceutical analysis - The pharmaceutical analysis is a branch of chemistry, which involves the series of process for the identification, determination, quantitation, and purification various organic, inorganic and biological substances. The subject also deals with the separation of the components from the mixture and for the determination of the structure of the compounds.
Industry/ Corporate Connect
Who should pursue this program
A master’s degree in pharmaceutical science is ideal for students who are interested in the use and delivery of therapeutics. The curriculum is designed to cultivate the skills necessary to better understand how drug performance is affected by the chemical and physical properties of therapeutics.
A B.Pharm graduate can pursue M.Pharm program if the candidate is interested to work in any one of the following sectors:
Placement Opportunities & Career Assistance
The University's Placement Cell will aid in placing graduating students in the business world, educational institutions, healthcare industry in addition to offering funding and business ideas to aspiring entrepreneurs through the PESU Venture Labs.
Focus Areas/ Key Subjects
Program Design & Delivery Method
The program is proposed as an in-depth 2-year programme comprising 4 semesters in total. The minimum credit points required for the award of M.Pharm degree is 95 and maximum is 100. However, based on the credit points earned by the students under the head of co-curricular activities, a student shall earn a maximum of 100 credit points. These credits are divided into Theory courses, Practical, Seminars, Assignments, Research work, Discussions with the supervisor, Journal club, and Co-Curricular activities over the duration of four semesters.
Extra-Curricular/ Co-Curricular Activities in the Program
Future Career Prospects after completing the Program
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