Master in Biologically Active Substances and Drugs

South-West University

Program Description

Master in Biologically Active Substances and Drugs

South-West University

Master in Biologically Active Substances and Drugs

The current qualification characteristic of “Biological active compounds and drugs” defines the professional designation
and realization of master specialists (Master in chemistry) and general requirements for their preparation. The Master’s degree syllabus builds upon the knowledge acquired in the Bachelor’s degree programme in the same professional field 4.2. "Chemical Sciences" and the duration of training is 1 year.

Specialist Profile


The Master’s degree programme "Biological active compounds and drugs" will help you to enhance your intellectual and problem-solving skills. The new skills and knowledge you gain from your master’s degree courses will prepare you as professionals in the pharmaceutical industry, research laboratories to develop new drugs, laboratory analysis and control and clinical laboratories. Graduates may be realized in commercial companies specializing in the supply of drugs and biologically active compounds.

Requirements for Preparation of Specialist


Masters of “Biological active compounds and drugs” should possess
knowledge and skills for successful solution of major chemistry tasks. They should be professionals with a broad general knowledge and with a solid fundamental training. In addition, they should be with linguistic competence and significant professional training, which should allow themselves to deepen their qualification and professional skills or to follow their education in doctoral studies.
Acquired the qualification "master” degree of specialty must possess creativity, theoretically based approach and organizational techniques in application of experimental methods of the disciplines.

Degree holders must acquire the ability to improve their qualification, learning the modern achievements in chemistry and
to work successfully in the field of market economy.
Subject of the current Master's program is to study chemistry of biological active compounds, their mechanisms of action, as well as synthesis, properties and principles of drugs design.
Graduates “Biological active compounds and drugs” will gain the depth of knowledge and skills in: modern methods of organic synthesis, pharmacology and drug toxicology, structural analysis of organic compounds, drugs chemistry and their mechanisms of action, biotechnology and etc. Additional knowledge they will acquire through elective courses:
chemistry of heterocyclic compounds, biophysical-chemistry, basic microbiology and virology, biochemistry of nutrition and health, etc.

Graduates of a master's degree should realize in the field of pharmaceutical industry, research laboratories for developing of new drugs, laboratory for analysis and control, clinical laboratories, commercial companies specializing in the supply of drugs and biologically active compounds.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 4, 2015
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Oct. 2016
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1 - 2 years
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Bulgaria Blagoevgrad
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