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Best 23 PhD Programs in Pharmaceutical Medicine 2019/2020

The highest level of college degree is often called a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). This type of program focuses on a variety of subjects, but it often prepares students to do research, teach or write. Because of the complexity, many students find that it takes about eight years to complete this degree.

What is a PhD in Pharmacy? A PhD in Pharmacy is a course program of advanced education and training. This degree can offer unique experiences for each of the students because it can be focused on the individual’s line of work. This means that this type of degree may emphasize medicinal chemistry or pharmacotherapy. Students are typically expected to conduct research, attend lectures and conferences and start participating in the world of pharmacology.

The customization that this type of degree offers means that the benefits abound for many different types of students. Students are able to start networking, gain leadership skills and delve into research while still at university.

The cost of a PhD in Pharmacy can vary a lot. It depends in part on the school’s prestige and on where the school is located, as well as whether you choose to take online or in-person classes. Contacting the school directly is the best way to understand financial obligations.

With a PhD in Pharmacy you have a lot of career options. You can work as a pharmacist, you can do research to develop new medicines and combat diseases, you can teach at a college level or you can make new policies for pharmaceutical sciences. Hospital, research, academic settings are always in need of professional pharmacy graduates. No matter what you want to do, you will be a leader in your field.

Once you know what you want to do, you have to start applying to colleges that have the degree that you are interested in. Search for your degree below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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23 Results in Pharmaceutical Medicine

Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies

Integrated pharmaceutical medicine is the scientific discipline concerned with the discovery, development, formulation, delivery, pharmacologic and toxicologic evaluation ... [+]

PhD Degrees in Pharmaceutical Medicine. Developing First-rate Scholars & Investigators

Integrated pharmaceutical medicine is the scientific discipline concerned with the discovery, development, formulation, delivery, pharmacologic and toxicologic evaluation, registration and scientific monitoring of drug entities for the benefit of public health.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program

The Ph.D. degree in integrated pharmaceutical medicine at NEOMED requires a total of 90 credit hours. All doctoral students in the program will be required to complete 45 hours of didactic study (16 hours of core curriculum and 29 hours of electives that support the research area), 30 hours of research and 15 hours of dissertation work, culminating in a written dissertation and dissertation defense.... [-]

USA Rootstown Township
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2 - 6 find your juris doctor
Campus
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

The USC School of Pharmacy established the nation’s first Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in 1950 and remains a pioneer in the innovative education and preparation of ... [+]

Overview

The USC School of Pharmacy established the nation’s first Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in 1950 and remains a pioneer in the innovative education and preparation of tomorrow’s practicing pharmacists.

The largest degree program within the School of Pharmacy, the four-year, full-time PharmD program provides students with:

A unique pharmacy practice experience program beginning the first year of study that gives students immediate and progressively challenging clinical experience An extensive offering of a dual degree, joint degree, and certificate programs The largest alumni network of pharmacists in the region, which can provide valuable career support to graduates entering the pharmaceutical profession ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
University of Pécs

The Academic Program offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy leads to the Pharmacy degree with a Pharm. D. title. This program extends over a period of five years (10 semester ... [+]

Description of the program

The Academic Program offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy leads to the Pharmacy degree with a Pharm. D. title. This program extends over a period of five years (10 semesters). It begins with an introduction to the basic sciences providing a basis for further pharmaceutical studies. In the second part of the program, students take part in general and special pharmaceutical education at the university departments, teaching pharmacies, institutes, laboratories, and pharmaceutical works.

After the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years, students take part in practical training on three occasions, in public pharmacies or at a pharmaceutical company in Hungary or in their countries.... [-]

Hungary Pécs
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Full-time
5 years
Campus
Long Island University

LIU Pharmacy — The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences — offers a six-year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program to prepare student ... [+]

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LIU Pharmacy — The Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences — offers a six-year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program to prepare students for entry-level pharmacy practice. The Doctor of Pharmacy is classified as a "doctor's degree-professional practice" by the U.S. Department of Education. The program consists of two years of pre-professional studies (offered through LIU Brooklyn's Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) and four years of professional studies.

Dramatic changes taking place in the health-care system are creating many new and exciting roles for pharmacists. The pharmacist is now not only responsible for the safe and effective distribution of prescription and nonprescription medication but is also assuming the role of pharmaceutical therapy advisor and manager, having increasingly more patient-care responsibilities.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Campus
Union University

The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training. ... [+]

At Union University, be transformed.

The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training. Union University's commitment to integrating rigorous academics with a Christian worldview is exemplified in the credentials of the College of Pharmacy faculty.

Academic Program

We challenge our students with courses in non-prescription drugs and human gross anatomy during the first semester. They experience human patient simulator technology within the first-year curriculum. Class size is kept small in order to enhance personal interaction with professors, some of the finest Christian scholars in the field.... [-]

USA Jackson
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Bradford

Apply to study your PhD at the Bradford School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, which encompasses multidisciplinary research in the Centre of Pharmaceutical Engineering ... [+]

Overview

Apply to study your PhD at the Bradford School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, which encompasses multidisciplinary research in the Centre of Pharmaceutical Engineering Science and is also research active in the following areas:

Education Innovation Research & Development Medicines Development and Pharmaceutical Sciences Medicines Optimisation Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

You are welcome to contact the listed supervisors before submitting your applications - contact details are listed under each project.

The most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014) rated 92% of our research as of international quality/world-leading.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
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Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

The School of Pharmacy focuses its research activities on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy. Our research spans a ... [+]

Ph.D. Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy focuses its research activities on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy. Our research spans a wide range of scientific and professional disciplines. It is characterized by being multidisciplinary, internationally-connected and, ultimately, relevant to patients. The School is the No 1 ranked Pharmacy School in the UK for 'Pharmacology and Pharmacy' (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016).

Additionally, the School achieved an excellent result in REF 2014, we have 92 percent of our research falling within the highest quality 4* and 3* categories. We are now one of the leading centers for pharmaceutical research in the UK. The School is committed to research excellence. This is achieved through a continual review of research standards, strategic recruitment, and development of external and internal collaborations. The School has a broad portfolio of high-quality research income and School staff publish widely in leading journals and present their work at national and international conferences.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
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Part-time
3 years
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University of Malta

In addition to the taught component which is the same as that for the Master in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy, Pharm. D. students are expected to undertake a Doctoral Resear ... [+]

The Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm D.) is a level 8 degree offered by the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Malta, Malta, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC), USA. The Department of Pharmacy at the University of Malta enjoys a long-standing history of experience in clinical pharmacy education and research while the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois in Chicago ranks among the top colleges of pharmacy in the USA. This course is unique in that it combines the development and application of advanced clinical pharmacy skills with contextual research. Taught study-units are delivered jointly by both Universities.... [-]

Malta Valletta
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Full-time
3 years
Online & Campus Combined
University of Camerino the international School of Advanced Studies

Area: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology ... [+]

Area: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology Chemical Sciences Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, and Food Sciences Ph.D. Course in Chemical Sciences

The main objective of the PhD Course in Chemical Sciences is to offer the opportunity of being part of scientifically stimulating research teams in order to train professionals prepared for research activities in all the innovative fields involving chemical processes, ranging from organic synthesis to material development, from applications to analyses, and from chemical characterizations to assessment of food quality.

During the three years Ph.D. course, the students will have personal mentors who educate them to follow research topics, with the goal to allow the students to become able to formulate a scientific problem independently, propose hypotheses and procedures leading to its solving on an experimental or theoretical level in the different fields of Chemical Sciences. The main research topics are in analytical and environmental chemistry, food chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry:... [-]

Italy Camerino
November 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Taylor’s University

This pharmaceutical sciences doctoral programme provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharma ... [+]

This pharmaceutical sciences doctoral programme provides rigorous research training in a range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the success of modern pharmaceutical scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, government, and academia. Taught in a highly multidisciplinary atmosphere, our graduates gain the knowledge and skills required for research related to human health and disease, as well as for the design, development and delivery of medications for safe and effective therapy. They will be prepared to take on leadership roles in addressing key challenges in all areas of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences. The programme is offered in both full-time and part-time programme... [-]
Malaysia Subang Jaya
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Part-time
2 - 8 years
Campus
Charles University Second Faculty of Medicine

Pharmacology and Toxicology are research topics that investigate the mechanisms of interaction of substances and medicaments with biological systems and tracking their po ... [+]

Pharmacology and Toxicology are research topics that investigate the mechanisms of interaction of substances and medicaments with biological systems and tracking their positive and negative consequences for the organism. The final goal is to use this knowledge in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human and animal diseases. Research subject encompasses the study of both processes from the molecular level to affect the entire body and also research into clinical practice in patients.

The determination of the latest research methods allow for interdisciplinary research at the receptor level, messenger systems and transmission of genetic information. Created new disciplines such as pharmaco-biochemistry, pharmaco-genetics, pharmaco-economy and others.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Universidad de La Laguna

The Doctorate in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Development and Quality of Life is a doctoral program of the Universidad de La Laguna . This PhD program has more th ... [+]

The Doctorate in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Development and Quality of Life is a doctoral program of the Universidad de La Laguna .

This PhD program has more than 60 researchers in two main lines of research: 1. Nutrition, Science and Safety of Medicines and Food and Control of Tropical and Infectious Diseases and 2. Quality of Life and Wellbeing: Biological Bases and Role of the Sanitary system.

The program of "Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Development and Quality of Life", aims to cover a multidisciplinary postgraduate training space related to Medicine and Pharmacy that contributes to the training of all those students of our Faculties of Sciences and Sciences of Health from its Centers of Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Chemistry, etc., which currently do not find accommodation in the existing Doctoral programs and whose horizon is the training in some of the modules and lines that are offered, taking a projection of development of the region in its broadest concept. Likewise, it will house graduates of the African and Latin American Universities, with which the ULL has an agreement and whose relationship in Scientific and Technical training is important for the development of these Universities and their Countries.... [-]

Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

The Ph.D. Program in Translational Medicine is characterized by a significant multidisciplinary connotation, where the experimental approach focusing on cellular and subc ... [+]

The Ph.D. Program in Translational Medicine is characterized by a significant multidisciplinary connotation, where the experimental approach focusing on cellular and subcellular mechanisms combines with the physiological and pathophysiological analysis of the organism as a whole. Particular emphasis is placed on the integration between experimental and clinical research, aimed at facilitating the translation of scientific results into novel or more efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

A relevant component of the Program is the research aimed at discovering and testing new therapeutic agents, which include traditional small molecules as well as nano-vectors, both synthetic and biological. The Program consists of the following 3 curricula:... [-]

Italy Pisa
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
Charles University Faculty of Pharmacy

The doctoral program of Pharmacology and Toxicology is based on individual experimental work as well as theoretical tuition according to individual study plans, which are ... [+]

The knowledge of chemistry, the biological activities of natural products, the theory of pharmaceutical chemistry.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Content of the entrance examination

Oral exam from the knowledge of the general and special pharmacology and pathobiochemistry. English language exam for English language knowledge assessment (C1 at least).

Additional conditions for the bonus (practice)

Successfully completed university studies in pharmacy, medicine or natural sciences (rated 2 points). Previous professional experience (rated 3 points). Indication of the supposed training center and the approval of a specific supervisor with the management of the planned doctoral project (rated max. 5 points). ... [-]
Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University First Faculty of Medicine

Doctoral (Ph.D.) study program in „Pharmacology and Toxicology” is suitable for physicians and non-physicians, graduates of magister studies with biological and biochemic ... [+]

Doctoral (Ph.D.) study program in „Pharmacology and Toxicology” is suitable for physicians and non-physicians, graduates of magister studies with biological and biochemical orientation, who want to specialize in pharmacology, toxicology, biochemistry and molecular biology, and will work in these disciplines in medical institutions, on clinics, in research laboratories, research institutions and on universities. By defending the Ph.D. dissertation the graduates substantiate that they are able to work independently. The standard length of study is four years. Graduates will receive the Ph.D. title and fulfill the conditions for further carrier growth in disciplines, which deal with remedies and their therapeutic and toxic effects.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined