M.Sc Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutical chemistry is the study of drugs, and it involves drug development. This includes drug discovery, delivery, absorption, metabolism, and more. Pharmaceutical chemistry involves cures and remedies for disease, analytical techniques, pharmacology, metabolism, quality assurance, and drug chemistry. Many pharmaceutical chemistry students will later work in a lab. Pharmaceutical chemistry leads to careers in drug development, biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies, research facilities, and more. Pharmacy is a professional program for students wishing to become licensed pharmacists. It is a degree program offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy that prepares students to be eligible for the licensing exam and, upon successful completion, become practicing pharmacists. A license is required to legally dispense drugs.