15 Master Degrees in Pharmaceutical Science 2020

A master's degree is the next step to furthering education after receiving a bachelor's degree. Master's degrees take time and commitment, but often mean better job opportunities. They are a prerequisite for anyone who hopes to attain a doctoral degree. What is a Master in Pharmaceutical Science? A Master in Pharmaceutical Science gives students the opportunity to work in a variety of job position… Read more

A master's degree is the next step to furthering education after receiving a bachelor's degree. Master's degrees take time and commitment, but often mean better job opportunities. They are a prerequisite for anyone who hopes to attain a doctoral degree.

What is a Master in Pharmaceutical Science? A Master in Pharmaceutical Science gives students the opportunity to work in a variety of job positions. Students who earn the degree usually take courses in scientific communications, data analyses and interpretation, organic chemistry, separation science and a wide range of other studies. The curriculum also often covers writing grants, SAS programming and applications and social and behavioral theory, among others. Specific courses might vary if a student specializes in any one type of pharmaceutical science.

Students decide to obtain a Master in Pharmaceutical Science for a variety of reasons. The skills they learn, from analyzing data to communication and experimentation, are skills they will be able to use throughout their lives. In addition, a master's degree can allow individuals to earn more money and move up the corporate ladder more easily.

Individuals usually complete coursework in about two years, but the exact timeframe will vary depending on the person and the school. Pricing for the degree will depend on which school a student attends, cost of program materials and tuition.

People who earn a Master in Pharmaceutical Science go on to work in a variety of situations, many of which involve creating and testing new medications. Graduates may work as scientific engineers, science librarians, drug analysts or consumer safety officers. Research facilities, government agencies, biotechnology firms and universities often hire people who have a degree in pharmaceutical sciences.

Universities all over the world offer master’s degrees in pharmaceutical science, and many have options to complete the coursework online. To get started with a course, 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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University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
Los Angeles, USA

The STEM-designated Management of Drug Development program is designed for students with a background in preclinical biological and pharmaceutical science. It aims at producin ... Read more

The STEM-designated Management of Drug Development program is designed for students with a background in preclinical biological and pharmaceutical science. It aims at producing entry- and mid-level scientists with the knowledge and skills appropriate for professional practice in translational research, with particular emphasis on the area of transition between early-stage preclinical drug discovery and clinical drug development. Read less
Master
December 2019
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process an ... Read more

Master of Industrial Drug Development is designed to meet the need for managers to coordinate the many elements involved in order to accelerate the drug development process and smooth the transition of candidate drugs to market. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
IQS – Universitat Ramon Llull
Barcelona, Spain

The aim of our Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is to train professionals and researchers with a profile applied to research and development of products, processes, ... Read more

The aim of our Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is to train professionals and researchers with a profile applied to research and development of products, processes, and services in different industrial areas related to pharmaceutical chemistry. Read less
Master
02 October 2020
Part-time
3 semesters
30 September 2019
English
Campus
 
Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Amman, Jordan

The program aims at maintaining the level of internal and external efficiency of the pharmaceutical education system and harmonizing the outputs of pharmaceutical education wi ... Read more

The program aims at maintaining the level of internal and external efficiency of the pharmaceutical education system and harmonizing the outputs of pharmaceutical education with the needs of the labor market. To achieve excellence and sustainable quality in pharmaceutical sciences. This program is taught in English only Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
English, Arabic
Campus
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia + 1 More

The Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Sciences) is a one-year research-based programme that that is offered in both full-time and part-time programme structures. Our pharma ... Read more

The Master of Philosophy (Pharmaceutical Sciences) is a one-year research-based programme that that is offered in both full-time and part-time programme structures. Our pharmaceutical sciences master’s degree programme gives students integrated, broad-based research training needed to exploit current advances in multidisciplinary areas of pharmaceutical sciences. Read less
Master
01 June 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
EADA Business School Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industr ... Read more

The Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industry. EADA offers you the opportunity to join a top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona, one of the European hubs of the sector. At EADA, you learn qualitative and quantitative skills that provide added value to your profile in the industry. Classes are small and diverse, and participants learn from experienced faculty using the case study method. Read less
Master
28 September 2020
Full-time
10 months
01 February 2019
English
Campus
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden + 2 More

The Master’s programme in Pharmaceutical Technology will prepare you for an exciting career in pharmaceuticals, no matter if you aim for working in the pharmaceutical industry ... Read more

The Master’s programme in Pharmaceutical Technology will prepare you for an exciting career in pharmaceuticals, no matter if you aim for working in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory authorities or for future PhD studies. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Grenoble Ecole de Management
Grenoble, France + 7 More

Advanced Master Course format alternates classroom study with work experience. Program certified by the French National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Advanced Master Course format alternates classroom study with work experience. Program certified by the French National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP) Read less
Master
01 September 2020
15 months
English
Campus
 
University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Besançon, France + 1 More

The “Innovative Drugs” international Master is a high-level training program in the field of innovative strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Students enroll ... Read more

The “Innovative Drugs” international Master is a high-level training program in the field of innovative strategies for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Students enrolled in the Master program will acquire a dual skill in molecular imaging and in pharmaceutical nanoengineering. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
21 June 2019
English
Campus
 
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy + 14 More

The international master degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides high levels of theoretical knowledge, technological and experimental expertise to design, conduct and ... Read more

The international master degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides high levels of theoretical knowledge, technological and experimental expertise to design, conduct and manage research and development activities in biotechnologies applied to health, for the design, characterization, production, analysis, and formulation of innovative and biotechnological drugs, vaccines, diagnostic devices. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In the Master’s programme in Drug Discovery and Safety, you will examine the interaction between molecules and the human body from a range of perspectives...

In the Master’s programme in Drug Discovery and Safety, you will examine the interaction between molecules and the human body from a range of perspectives... Read less
Master
03 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universidad de Leon
León, Spain + 1 More

We offer advanced training to promote the incorporation of the student to the pharmaceutical sector and provide an overview to be able to relate properly with all the factory ... Read more

We offer advanced training to promote the incorporation of the student to the pharmaceutical sector and provide an overview to be able to relate properly with all the factory units, other than those that are working, and with other actors outside the industry itself. Read less
Master
23 September 2020
Full-time
3 semesters
25 September 2019
Spanish
Campus
 
CESIF
Spain Online, Spain

The Master is aimed at graduates or graduates in Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Biology, as well as any other Diploma or Degree in related areas such as chemistry, biochemistr ... Read more

The Master is aimed at graduates or graduates in Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary Biology, as well as any other Diploma or Degree in related areas such as chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology. Read less
Master
01 April 2020
Part-time
Spanish
Online
 
University of Greenwich
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

This postgraduate Masters in Science (MSc) programme is taught as either a classic one-­year full-time programme, or delivered through distance e-­learning using an interactiv ... Read more

This postgraduate Masters in Science (MSc) programme is taught as either a classic one-­year full-time programme, or delivered through distance e-­learning using an interactive virtual learning environment on a two-year part-­time basis. Read less
Master
01 August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years ... Read more

Master of Medicines Regulatory Affairs is a continuing education programme targeted at professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. Admission requires a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. Read less
Master
01 September 2020
Part-time
2 years
English
Campus