About M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Course
Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is a two year postgraduate pharmacy course which offers students an advanced study of hybridomas, biotech pharmaceutical drugs, pharmaceutical biotechnology products, micro and macro organisms, pharmacogenomics.
Minimum eligibility required to apply for admission to the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course is to qualify Bachelor of Pharmacy for a recognized university with an minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Admission procedure may differ form one institute to another. Most of the institutes offer admission to the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course, based on candidate's performance in the relevant state level or national level entrance examination followed by personal interview. Few institutes offer direct admission based on the merit obtained at the graduation level. Some reputed institutes may conduct their own entrance examination to offer admission.
More about the course
Pharmaceutical biotechnology is a field in which the principles of biotechnology are applied in the drug development, drug diagnosis, drug discovery and prognosis. Some of the subjects covered in the syllabus of the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course are recent advances in pharmacognosy, plant tissue culture techniques, industrial pharmaceutical biotechnology, animal cell culture and immuno technology, evaluation of drugs, application of genomics and proteomics in pharmaceutical biotechnology, drug discovery and nanobiotechnology, pharmaco-informatics, metabolic engineering and molecular pharming, pharmacoepidemology, drug regulatory affairs and intellectual property rights.
Duration of the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Course is 2 years, which are divided into 4 semesters. Time period of each semester is 6 months.
Successful postgraduates of the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course can find employment in areas such as biotechnological products manufacturing companies, medical colleges and universities, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare centers, labs, clinics, agriculture, animal husbandry, environment industry etc. Some of the job positions offered for these postgraduates are listed below:
- Research Assistant/ Scientist
- Medical Coder
- Lab Technician
- Laboratory Instructor
- Proect Manager
- Quality Control Programs Executive
- Export and Import Specialist
- Research Associate
- Customer Solutions Application Scientist
- Team Leader
Further Higher Studies
Candidates willing to go for further higher studies can opt for Ph.D and M.Phil courses in related subject, after successful completion of the M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology course.
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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