Master of Pharmaceutics

Shandong University

Program Description

Master of Pharmaceutics

Shandong University

Master of Pharmaceutics

What is the program about?

The program emphasizes advanced study and research in drug delivery, drug formulation, and new dosage form to be used in the market. A variety of courses are provided to give students a systematic knowledge of modern technology in pharmaceutics, studies on target drug delivery system and quality control.

How to Graduate?

Credit Requirements

The total credits for the program are no less than 30, in which no less than 20 credits are for compulsory (core) courses.

Master’s Thesis

In the second year, students must finish their master’s thesis, and defend it in the fourth semester (in mid-May). They must work closely with their advisor to define a focused topic and conduct the research. Students should also be bold and actively engaged in research activities, and strive to publish papers in academic journals.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


How long does the program last?

The two-year master’s program will be fully taught in English. Upon the completion of the program, graduates will earn a Master’s Degree of Pharmaceutics, recognized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.

Cost & Fees


Chinese Government Scholarship

Number of scholarships Assigned: 30

Standard of Scholarship: full scholarship, which covers tuition fee, accommodation fee, registration fee, and basic teaching materials fee;

Besides, medical insurance is covered, cost of living (RMB 1,700 per month for masters, 2,000 for doctors) is provided.

Entry Requirements

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Chemistry. Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided.


Program Courses:

Core Courses:

3 credits for each course

  • Modern Pharmaceutics
  • International Pharmaceutical Regulations and Quality Control
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Literature Reading and Writing
  • Seminar of Progress in Drug Research
  • Chinese Culture

Optional Courses:

2 credits for each course

  • Drug screening
  • Biosynthesis of Natural Products
  • Molecular Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics
  • Immunobiology& Immunotoxicology
  • Advanced Medicinal Chemistry
  • Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds
  • Advanced organic chemistry

Last updated February 22, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
2 years
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Start date Sept. 2017
China Jinan
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