Courses » M.Sc. » Healthcare & Medical Science » Pharmacy » M.Sc Pharmacology »

M.Sc Pharmacology

Are you a medical graduate or a graduate in any of the fields of biological sciences? Aspiring to become a biomedical scientist? Want to discover new drugs? In case you are thinking on these lines, then get to know about the course M.Sc pharmacology and the job prospects in this field.

Course Name: M.Sc Pharmacology
Group: M.Sc.
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Pharmacy
Duration: 2 years


Pharmacology is all about studying the action of drugs on living organisms and tissues. It is a branch of biology or medicine that studies the interactions between the living organisms and the chemicals that bring the changes in biochemical function. This postgraduate degree course helps get you a strong understanding of different medications, their chemical properties, usefulness, sources and their biological effects. The course also provides you with a solid foundation before undergoing a Ph.D course and thus get into a research based career. A career in pharmacology is of immense value, as you will be into solving the mysteries of how drugs act on us biologically and will be also discovering new treatment methods and drugs for the benefit of mankind.

Eligibility and course duration

You should be a science graduate having specialized in any one of the subjects in biological sciences. Or you should be a medical/ dental/ BHMS or BPharm graduate. Admissions are mainly through entrance tests and based on merit.

Duration of this postgraduate course is 2 years

M.Sc Pharmacology 2024 - 2025 Admissions/Application Enquiry

Are you looking for College/University Admissions in India?, the largest education portal in India has partnered with education consultants across the country who can help in securing admissions in Colleges and Universities in India. Whether it is Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Arts, Science or Commerce, we have got them all covered in every state in India.

Click the button below to start the Admission process.

M.Sc Pharmacology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc Pharmacology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
BVU Medical College, Maharashtra
College of Veterinary Science And Animal Husbandry Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Telangana
Kasturba Medical College , Karnataka
Maharajah Institute of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University College, Tamil Nadu
Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education And Research, Tamil Nadu
Meenakshi Medical College & Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Haryana
MNR Medical College, Telangana
P E S Institute Of Medical Sciences and Resear, Andhra Pradesh
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research , Chandigarh
Pravara Institute of Medical Science, Maharashtra
Sharda University, Uttar Pradesh
Smt. B. K. Shah Medical Institute And Research Center, Gujarat
Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Gujarat
Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Uttar Pradesh

To add a college to the above list, you must search for college and then add a course to the college.

Filter by State

Maharashtra     Odisha     Telangana     Karnataka     Andhra Pradesh     Tamil Nadu     Haryana     Chandigarh     Uttar Pradesh     Gujarat     

More about the course

M.Sc Pharmacology or Medical Pharmacology helps in learning the basic principles in discovering new drugs and formulations by understanding the treatment procedures for various diseases. Through this course you get to understand how the human body works and how the different biological cellular functions take place. Some of the topics in this course that you cover are biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, physiology, microbiology, neuroscience, bio-organic chemistry and chemical biology. You get to learn most of the things from theory classes to seminars, clinical sessions and research work in laboratories. Through research work you will be investigating the various issues concerning the interaction of living organisms with chemical substances. This course is very much for you, if you are enthused and excited on getting to understand how the drugs work on us and in discovering new drugs and therapies.

Job opportunities

Pharmacology is a very challenging but rewarding career. In general most pharmacologists work in laboratories or in research labs. Many of them are also into consultation, pharmaceutical & biotech companies, hospitals, food & beverage industry, public health, forensics, law enforcement, writing scientific patents and other government and non-governmental positions. Many students after undergoing this course further their education through Ph.D programs and thus pursue a research based career in this field. Academic based careers are also very popular with pharmacologists.

M.Sc Pharmacology Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

Are you looking for admissions for M.Sc Pharmacology for the academic year 2024 - 2025? We can connect you with the right colleges and universities offering M.Sc Pharmacology courses in your preferred locations.

Apply Now for M.Sc Pharmacology

Return to Courses

Updates & Comments:

(No updates or comments found. Use the option below to submit your comments and feedbacks.)