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M.Phil & Ph.D program

This program is designed to prepare students for teaching and research careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and research institutes. Students are expected to select an area of specialization from one of the pharmaceutical science disciplines including Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacy Practice.

The M.Phil and Ph.D. program consists of coursework, presentations, research, and publications. The objective of the program is to provide a thorough understanding of the subject. In addition, students can choose from a variety of elective courses that allow them to gain knowledge and skills which may be used for a career of independent research and teaching in pharmacy for academic institutions, industrial laboratories, hospital or government research and administrative agencies.

The University places emphasis on excellence in research, making every effort to ensure that students are able to commit as much time as possible to their research projects, which allows them to earn the M.Phil or Ph.D. degree in a timely fashion.


“The mission of M.Phil/Ph.D. program at Faculty of Pharmacy is to produce high caliber postgraduates with exceptional academic, research and leadership skills in basic, applied and professional disciplines of pharmaceutical sciences by providing them with high quality and competitive learning and research environment. This will enhance their knowledge, enlighten them to foster innovation and train them to meet their respective intra-disciplinary as well as cross-disciplinary challenges on the frontiers of pharmaceutical sciences.”

Disciplines Offered


  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy


  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutics