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Doctor of Pharmacy

5 years

€10420 pa

Programme profile

The programme begins with an introduction to the basic sciences providing a basis for further pharmaceutical studies. In the second part of the programme, students take part in general and special pharmaceutical modules, at the university departments, training pharmacies, institutes and laboratories

Fees for Year 2-3 are Eur 10,000. Fees for Year 4 are 10,300

Programme content

The first two years are devoted to the basic sciences: Physics, Mathematics, General Chemistry (Inorganic and Organic), Qualitative and Quantitative Chemical Analysis, Physical Chemistry, Colloid Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Botany, Biology, Physiology and Pathophysiology.

The 3rd and 4th years focus on the special pharmaceutical sciences: Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Chemical Analysis, Pharmacodynamics and Toxicology, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Public Health and Epidemiology, First Aid, Ethics, Social Pharmacy and Management of Drug Materials.

In the 9th semester the following subjects are taught: Biopharmacy, Radiopharmacy, Galenical Pharmacy, Veterinary Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Clinical Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory Analysis, and laboratory work necessary for a written Thesis.

After the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years, students take part in practical training on three occasions, in public pharmacies (4 weeks), in their countries.

In the 10th semester they are engaged for twenty weeks in a practical training program in public and hospital pharmacies, or at a pharmaceutical company in Hungary. After the practical training period, students take examinations in the presence of the State Board, where they have to prove their skills in pharmaceutical sciences (both practical and theoretical)

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels + 3 GCSE (grades between A and C) inc Maths

Biology, Physics & Chemistry A-Levels required

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at HC3. Subjects to include Maths, Physics, Biology & Chemistry




01 January

30 June