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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 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


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 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
BVU Medical CollegeBharati Vidyapeeth UniversityMaharashtra
College of Veterinary Science And Animal Husbandry BhubaneswarOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyOdisha
Kamineni Institute of Medical SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
Maharajah Institute of Medical SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University CollegeManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education And ResearchTamil Nadu
Meenakshi Medical College & Research InstituteTamil UniversityTamil Nadu
MM Institute of Medical Sciences & ResearchMaharishi Markandeshwar UniversityHaryana
MNR Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
P E S Institute Of Medical Sciences and ResearDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research ChandigarhDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Punjab
Pravara Institute of Medical SciencePravara Institute of Medical SciencesMaharashtra
Sharda UniversitySharda UniversityUttar Pradesh
Smt. B. K. Shah Medical Institute And Research CenterSumandeep Vidyapeeth University Gujarat
Sumandeep Vidyapeeth UniversitySumandeep Vidyapeeth University Gujarat
Swami Vivekanand Subharti UniversityChaudhary Charan Singh University (Meerut University)Uttar Pradesh

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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 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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