7 Masters of Science in Pharmacology 2020

After approximately eight years of education, students can graduate with a Master of Science in Pharmacology, representing the degree holder’s expertise in a particular field of study. Degrees like this are necessary to show qualification for certain kinds of work. What is an Msc in Pharmacology? Pharmacology studies the effects of drugs on humans from a physiological standpoint. This includ… Read more

After approximately eight years of education, students can graduate with a Master of Science in Pharmacology, representing the degree holder’s expertise in a particular field of study. Degrees like this are necessary to show qualification for certain kinds of work.

What is an Msc in Pharmacology? Pharmacology studies the effects of drugs on humans from a physiological standpoint. This includes analyzing the chemical components of pharmaceuticals and describing the role they are meant to play. Pharmacologists also must have a thorough understanding of the body, its organ systems, and their relations to each other, as well as the chemical processes by which things normally happen in the body to better understand the ways in which drugs augment them. Aside from specific courses on the effects of drugs and on the process of a drug’s development into a marketed pharmaceutical, those seeking this degree can expect to take classes in microbiology, immunology, biology, genetics, and anatomy.

By completing a pharmacology program, students will usually become an expert on the physiological effects of administering drugs and will have particularly revealing knowledge about the contraindications of substances. These skills often improve salary and employment opportunities.

There are various costs one can expect when pursuing a degree in pharmacology. Much of it depends on the region or county where you are studying, so do research to find the best fit for you.

Depending on the direction you wanted to take it, there are many options for graduates of a pharmacology program. Some Pharmacologists end up working in sales, while others apply their knowledge to regulatory positions in the industry. There is also the option of teaching or lecturing higher education courses.

There are many online and traditional courses available. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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School of Medicine - University of California Irvine
Irvine, USA

The MSP program is strongly aligned with the mission, purpose and strategic plan of the University of California, University of California, Irvine (UCI), the UCI School of Med ... +

The MSP program is strongly aligned with the mission, purpose and strategic plan of the University of California, University of California, Irvine (UCI), the UCI School of Medicine, and the UCI Department of Pharmacology. The MSP online program is targeted to working professionals in the pharmaceutical industry and related fields who are seeking an advanced degree while continuing their full-time employment. The overall purpose of the program is to provide students with expertise and the latest scientific knowledge and research skills in the field of pharmacology. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, USA

Graduates of the USC School of Pharmacy’s multidisciplinary master’s degree programs are highly sought after by leading institutions in academia, industry, and government. The ... +

Graduates of the USC School of Pharmacy’s multidisciplinary master’s degree programs are highly sought after by leading institutions in academia, industry, and government. The Master of Science in Molecular Pharmacology & Toxicology program emphasizes research in molecular and neuro-pharmacology, receptor pharmacology, and biochemical and oxidant toxicology. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Gain detailed knowledge of pharmacology and biotechnology – considering the research, industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. This is the only Master's c ... +

Gain detailed knowledge of pharmacology and biotechnology – considering the research, industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. This is the only Master's course in the UK which combines the subject areas of Pharmacology and Biotechnology. The aim of the course is to provide you with a firm knowledge base to understanding the fundamental aspects of these two distinct areas, with particular reference to the molecular mechanism of drugs actions or to biotechnology applications for diseases. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Wright State University
Dayton, USA

Our innovative program provides a comprehensive introduction to the broad range of theoretical concepts that comprise pharmacology and toxicology, providing both historical co ... +

Our innovative program provides a comprehensive introduction to the broad range of theoretical concepts that comprise pharmacology and toxicology, providing both historical context and state of the art technical approaches to solving pharmacological and toxicological problems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

The programme is designed to provide you with a 'state-of-the-art' course in modern cancer pharmacology that meets the demand of employers and provides an expert view of the a ... +

The programme is designed to provide you with a 'state-of-the-art' course in modern cancer pharmacology that meets the demand of employers and provides an expert view of the available cancer medicines and the development of new cancer therapies. It promotes advanced scholarship within specialised areas at the same time as the development of key transferable skills (in IT, communication, and time management) and research techniques. -
MSc
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Glasgow, United Kingdom

As part of our thriving, diverse and globally networked research community, youll investigate how the body works and what goes wrong when a disease strikes and learn how drugs ... +

As part of our thriving, diverse and globally networked research community, youll investigate how the body works and what goes wrong when a disease strikes and learn how drugs are engineered to reverse and even prevent a wide range of conditions. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

This full-time Master's programme provides a comprehensive overview of drug safety practices within the drug development process. It addresses key aspects of preclinical drug ... +

This full-time Master's programme provides a comprehensive overview of drug safety practices within the drug development process. It addresses key aspects of preclinical drug evaluation through the study of Drug discovery and development, Safety pharmacology, Mechanisms of drug-induced toxicities, Regulatory affairs and Bioanalytical Sciences. It will give you state-of-the-art training in preclinical toxicology, with an emphasis on the molecular in vitro and in vivo aspects of toxicology and safety pharmacology assessments. -
MSc
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus