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Health Sciences


Master of Pharmacy

5 years

€6000 pa

Programme profile

The programme is organised in three levels: the first level is aimed at securing fundamental training of future pharmacists. The second level is oriented towards gaining knowledge and acquiring skills specific for the pharmaceutical profession. The education is organized in three profiles – general, clinical and industrial, the choice being made after the sixth semester. Students of both majors study special pharmaceutical and medical subjects. The third level of the study course -practicum- takes place in the 10th semester in public or hospital pharmacies, which are established as training centers. The assessment of this practical work includes written and oral colloquia.

Programme content

The first year of the programme covers the subjects Mathematics; Biology; Physics and Biophysics; Latin language; Foreign Language; History of Pharmacy; Applied Mathematics; Anatomy and Physiology; Inorganic Chemistry.

The second year is dedicated to continuation of Anatomy and Physiology; the other subjects are Computer Techniques; Analytical Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Microbiology; Pharmaceutical Botany; Physical Chemistry.

In the third year the curriculum includes Pharmaceutical Botany; Physical Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, Part 1; Biochemistry; Clinical Chemistry; Hygiene and Ecology; Medical Techniques and Instruments; Pharmacognosy, Part 1; Pharmacology.

In the fourth year the studied subjects are Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, Part 2; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacology; Social Pharmacy; Pharmacognosy; Pathonatomy and Pathophysiology; Toxicology; Pharmacognosy, Part 2; Medical Genetics; Clinical Medicine, Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacotherapy.

The ninth semester covers the subjects Basics of Clinical Medicine; Pharmaceutical care, Biopharmacy and pharmacokinetics, Bromatology; Modern Requirements to the Production of Drugs

Entry Requirements

3 A-Levels and 3 GCSEs, including Biology or Chemistry"

6 passes at Leaving Cert [two at H5]. Subjects to include Biology or Chemistry.




15 July

12 September