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Top 7 Masters of Science in Pharmacology 2019/2020

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 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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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

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 ... [+]

From inhalers that ease breathing to pills and injections that destroy cancer, pharmacology affects billions of people around the world as a powerful force for good. In our MSc Pharmacology programme, you’ll discover how to harness that power to save and improve countless lives.

At GCU, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the science behind drugs and their effects on the human body – and master the cutting-edge techniques, laboratory bench skills and critical thinking approaches you need to succeed.

As part of our thriving, diverse and globally networked research community, you’ll 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 medical conditions.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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1 year
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University of Bradford

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 ... [+]

Overview

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 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.

As part of the programme, you will undertake an original research project that will be the basis of your dissertation.

Delivered at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, an internationally renowned research institution, the programme gives you the skills you need for a career in the pharmaceutical industry or regulatory bodies, along with the foundations for PhD study.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
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1 year
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University of Bradford

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 ... [+]

This is an exciting time to be involved in cancer therapeutics. Based on a greater understanding of the molecular aspects of cancer, new opportunities for therapeutic intervention have emerged that are effective 'target orientated'. These new therapeutics are quite distinct from the classical chemotherapeutic agents and they offer the prospect of truly selective cancer therapies that are tailored towards the individual patient's tumour. Cancer pharmacology plays a key role in drug development. In both the laboratory and the clinic, cancer pharmacology has had to adapt to the changing face of drug development by establishing experimental models and target orientated approaches.

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
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1 year
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Wright State University

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

Program Description

The program leading to the Master of Science degree in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology will prepare students for careers in industry, government, education, and research organizations or for further professional training. It is offered in close cooperation with the U.S. Air Force and Navy Toxicology Laboratories located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

This program differs from other undergraduate major or masters level programs currently offered at Wright State University, both conceptually and with respect to employment and career options. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the broad range of theoretical concepts that comprise these disciplines, providing both historical context and state-of-the-art technical approaches to solving pharmacological and toxicological problems. This goal of providing students with a career-oriented yet theoretically based education will be accomplished within the core curriculum through the combination of text and literature-based lectures, complemented by laboratory instruction and journal club-type seminars, and culminating with a thesis research project.... [-]

USA Dayton
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2 years
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Sheffield Hallam University

Gain detailed knowledge of pharmacology and biotechnology – considering the research, industrial, commercial and medical aspects of the discipline. This is the only Maste ... [+]

This course enables you to gain a fundamental knowledge of how drugs act at the molecular and cellular level, and how biotechnological techniques are used to produce new drugs.

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.

This course gives you the ability of:

Explore the fundamental principles of molecular pharmacology and biotechnology. Enhance your laboratory skills from experimental design through to interpretation of results. Learn how to synthesise new drugs, or produce them from a genetically modified microorganism. Develop as an autonomous learner capable of reflecting on learning, knowledge and professional practices. ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
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1 year
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University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

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 ... [+]

Overview

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.

Admission

Candidates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or other related disciplines are invited to apply. Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written English and in fundamental scientific areas such as organic and physical chemistry, biochemistry, biology, mathematics, statistics, and computer science.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
School of Medicine - University of California Irvine

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 o ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSP) is a two-year, online degree program geared toward teaching students:

The fundamental principles of pharmacology Mechanisms of drug action Current topics in drug discovery Strategies, techniques and critical thinking skills needed for drug research

The program is designed for working professionals who are interested in advancing in their careers or enhancing their competitiveness for admission to other degree programs.

The online format of the MSP program allows for greater flexibility and ease of attendance regardless of geographical location.

About UCI

UCI’s Pharmacology faculty are among the best in the field, recognized both nationally and internationally for their scientific research and publications. A number of faculties have worked in and/or founded pharmaceutical companies and hold patents relative to drug discoveries they made.... [-]

USA Irvine
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2 years
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