Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is a post graduation course with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. It is equivalent to M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry with similar opportunities afterwards. The course includes study about Chemistry including synthetic organic chemistry, pharmacology, etc. It also teaches about various biological specialties which include chemical designing and synthesis, different pharmaceutical agents/ drugs and their development, etc.
This course can be done in regular as well as through correspondence or in distance learning mode.
Candidates having interest in Information technology, research and analysis, time management and have ability to evaluate data critically are suitable for this course.
Candidates must complete their graduation degree from a registered university or college before enrolling for this course. The graduation should be done with science streams and candidates must have studies Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics during his or her graduation.
The minimum qualifying marks may vary from one institute to another ad need to be checked before submitting the application form.
Admission procedure may vary from one institute to another. It can be direct on first come first serve basis, on merit basis or through entrance examination. Candidates are advised to check the same and prepare themselves accordingly.
The duration for this course is 2 years in regular mode. It may vary for correspondence and distance learning mode.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates interested in pursuing higher studies can go for PhD. It is a research based doctorate degree where a candidate gets an opportunity to conduct research on the topic of his choice after getting confirmation from his supervisor.
The course starts with topics like advanced organic chemistry, instrumental methods of drug analysis, pharmaceutical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, etc. Candidates also have lab sessions for better understanding about organic synthesis and medical chemistry.
The course also includes teaching about Advanced Chromatographic Techniques, Bio Organic Chemistry and Phytochemistry.
The later part of course includes study about Enzyme technology, Pharmaceutical Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Chemical Methods for drug analysis, etc.
Candidates also get chance to learn about Computer Application and computer languages.
The last semester includes project work during which candidates get practical experience about all the related techniques.
These candidates are suitable for working in Pharmaceutical industries, Biotechnological companies, Scientific Industries, Hospitals, research labs, etc. They can become Professor, Patent analyst and scientific data Entry specialist.
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