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Don’t listen to loud quacks that would rather treat your migraine with an apple - you need medicine! Proper training in Pharmacy is the way to go. As a subdiscipline of Medicine, Pharmacy is the science that focuses on the techniques of preparing and dispensing drugs. Think of a more legal Walter White, working in much safer conditions.

Your degree, be it Bachelor’s or Master’s, will entail spending time in laboratories, researching and learning about the chemistry involved in the development of medication. Some of the courses covered by this degree consist of:

• Pharmaceutics
• Medicinal Chemistry
• Pharmacognosy
• Pharmacy Practice

Considering everybody needs pharmacists at some point in their life, the fields you can find yourself in are vast and very diverse. Some of these are:

• Community, Clinical, Veterinary, Military or Specialty Pharmacy
• Pharmacy Informatics
• Pharmacology
• Science Writing
• Toxicology
• International Institutions with Health Care Professionals

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Postgraduate Diploma Postgraduate Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry

This Postgraduate Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry qualification from The Open University UK enables you to further your studies on aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs.

United Kingdom
M.Sc. Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy offers work leading to a graduate degree in Pharmacy at the doctoral (PhD) level at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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M.Sc. Pharmacology

At GCU, you'll develop a comprehensive understanding of the science behind drugs and their effects on the human body – and master the cutting-edge techniques, laboratory bench skills and critical thinking approaches you need to succeed. Earn a Pharmacology degree at Glasgow Caledonian University.

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M.Sc. Pharmacology

This Pharmacology program of study and research is leading to the Master of Science and/or Doctor of Philosophy Degree emphasizing the social, psychological, political, legal, historical, quality, clinical, and economic factors that impact on the production, evaluation, use, non-use, and misuse of therapeutic modalities.

United States

Top Ranked Universities in Pharmacy on MastersPortal

Universities Location Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2017) Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences QS Rankings (2018) Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Cambridge, United States 1 1
Cambridge, United Kingdom 2 24
San Francisco, United States 3 4
Cambridge, United States 4 7
London, United Kingdom 5 8
Chapel Hill, United States 6 2
Stockholm, Sweden 7 10
New Haven, United States 8 100
Seattle, United States 9 5
London, United Kingdom 10 33
San Diego, United States 11 3
Cardiff, United Kingdom 12 135
Stanford, United States 13 9
London, United Kingdom 14 23
Manchester, United Kingdom 15 21
Dallas, United States 16 151
Nottingham, United Kingdom 17 19
Utrecht, Netherlands 17 11
Dundee, United Kingdom 19 51
Baltimore, United States 20 12
New York City, United States 21 71
Notting Hill, Australia 22 14
Oxford, United Kingdom 23 15
Paris, France 24 35
Vienna, Austria 25 92
New York City, United States 26 -
Uppsala, Sweden 27 28
Philadelphia, United States 28 43
Marburg, Germany 29 101
Zürich (Kreis 1), Switzerland 30 94
Tübingen, Germany 31 67
Columbus, United States 32 63
Lawrence, United States 33 53
Nijmegen, Netherlands 34 -
Gjøvik, Norway 35 251
Nashville, United States 36 30
Montréal, Canada 37 94
Los Angeles, United States 38 31
Hamburg, Germany 39 151
Lausanne, Switzerland 40 88
Paris, France 41 69
Tokyo, Japan 42 51
Bristol, United Kingdom 43 51
Berkeley, United States 44 -
Zürich, Switzerland 45 26
Kyoto, Japan 46 110
Madison, United States 46 68
Tucson, United States 48 151
University, United States 49 152
Salt Lake City, United States 50 39
Aarhus, Denmark 101 105
Barcelona, Spain 101 114
Houston, United States 101 106
Cairo, Egypt 101 166
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 101 45
Mitte, Germany 101 93
Rotterdam, Netherlands 101 59
Heidelberg, Germany 101 64
Wuhan, China 101 189
Mitte, Germany 101 104
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 101 86
Seoul, South Korea 101 -
Leiden, Netherlands 101 22
Maastricht, Netherlands 101 186
Nanjing, China 101 146
Nanjing, China 101 101
Athens, Greece 101 118
Taipei, Taiwan 101 75
Singapore, Singapore 101 29
New Brunswick, United States 101 49
Jinan, China 101 129
Chengdu, China 101 108
Seoul, South Korea 101 53
Lausanne, Switzerland 101 -
Copenhagen, Denmark 101 251
Tehran, Iran 101 79
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 101 69
Melbourne, Australia 101 76
Edmonton, Canada 101 98
Bologna, Italy 101 161
Bonn, Germany 101 119
Davis, United States 101 82
Düsseldorf, Germany 101 141
Gainesville, United States 101 52
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 101 81
Genève, Switzerland 101 58
Groningen, Netherlands 101 86
Helsinki, Finland 101 56
Chicago, United States 101 64
Lexington, United States 101 94
Liverpool, United Kingdom 101 62
Mainz, Germany 101 85
Baltimore, United States 101 84
Montréal, Canada 101 125
München, Germany 101 59
Naples, Italy 101 90
Padua, Italy 101 164
Orsay, France 101 46
Richmond, United States 101 80
Amsterdam, Netherlands 101 71
Marseille, France 151 126
Boston, United States 151 51
Taoyuan City, Taiwan 151 128
Prague, Czech Republic 151 129
Madrid, Spain 151 119
Ithaca, United States 151 90
Manhattan, United States 151 151
Indianapolis, United States 151 167
Jilin City, China 151 184
Lund, Sweden 151 197
Bang Yai, Thailand 151 138
Hamilton, Canada 151 -
New York City, United States 151 144
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom 151 101
Corvallis, United States 151 -
Barcelona, Spain 151 -
West Lafayette, United States 151 53
Busan, South Korea 151 169
Saarbrücken, Germany 151 157
Taipei, Taiwan 151 147
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 151 97
Dublin, Ireland 151 115
Dresden, Germany 151 -
Grenoble, France 151 251
Buffalo, United States 151 123
Amsterdam, Netherlands 151 100
Antwerpen, Belgium 151 154
Belgrade, Serbia 151 180
Bern, Switzerland 151 133
Irvine, United States 151 -
Chicago, United States 151 122
Joensuu, Finland 151 149
Lisbon, Portugal 151 115
Oxford, United States 151 134
Montpellier, France 151 159
Münster, Germany 151 199
Oslo, Norway 151 140
Pisa, Italy 151 201
Santiago de Compostela, Spain 151 163
Siena, Italy 151 183
Los Angeles, United States 151 88
Odense, Denmark 151 -
Turin, Italy 151 159
Vienna, Austria 151 201
Würzburg, Germany 151 126
Paris, France 151 190
Saint Louis, United States 151 106
Detroit, United States 151 124
Thessaloníki, Greece 201 171
Providence, United States 201 -
Beijing, China 201 153
Cleveland, United States 201 111
Changsha, China 201 184
Seoul, South Korea 201 201
Lyon, France 201 101
Belo Oriente, Brazil 201 101
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 201 194
Rio Grande, Brazil 201 101
Florianópolis, Brazil 201 151
Nanjing, China 201 -
Southport, Australia 201 251
Shushtar, Iran 201 -
Kraków, Poland 201 173
Guangzhou, China 201 -
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 201 197
Seoul, South Korea 201 -
Seoul, South Korea 201 101
Daegu, South Korea 201 -
Ottawa, Canada 201 201
London, United Kingdom 201 -
Al Mansurah, Egypt 201 -
Innsbruck, Austria 201 -
Charleston, United States 201 -
East Lansing, United States 201 150
Nanjing, China 201 -
Tianjin, China 201 251
Singapore, Singapore 201 -
Mexico City, Mexico 201 188
Tainan, Taiwan 201 175
Raleigh, United States 201 -
Boston, United States 201 83
Portland, United States 201 -
Osaka-shi, Japan 201 171
Toulouse, France 201 -
University Park, United States 201 180
London, United Kingdom 201 -
Aachen, Germany 201 -
Caserta, Italy 201 -
Taipei, Taiwan 201 156
München, Germany 201 101
Dortmund, Germany 201 -
Tel Aviv Yaffo, Israel 201 115
Jerusalem, Israel 201 111
Adelaide, Australia 201 -
Auckland, New Zealand 201 129
Calgary, Canada 201 155
Glasgow, United Kingdom 201 113
Sydney, Australia 201 165
San Antonio, United States 201 -
Sendai-shi, Japan 201 135
São Paulo, Brazil 201 101
Brussels, Belgium 201 174
Cork, Ireland 201 51
Birmingham, United States 201 191
Aveiro, Portugal 201 -
Birmingham, United Kingdom 201 132
Bochum, Germany 201 -
Buenos Aires, Argentina 201 101
Cagliari, Italy 201 -
Cape Town, South Africa 201 151
Catania, Italy 201 -
Cincinnati, United States 201 182
Coimbra, Portugal 201 177
Köln, Germany 201 -
Storrs, United States 201 101
Erlangen, Germany 201 151
Exeter, United Kingdom 201 -
Ferrara, Italy 201 251
Freiburg, Germany 201 178
Genoa, Italy 201 251
Innsbruck, Austria 201 251
Iowa City, United States 201 119
Jena, Germany 201 251
Karachi, Pakistan 201 201
Leeds, United Kingdom 201 101
Ljubljana, Slovenia 201 -
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 201 148
Winnipeg, Canada 201 186
Messina, Italy 201 193
South Miami, United States 201 201
Vienna, Austria 201 -
Dunedin, New Zealand 201 138
Ottawa, Canada 201 -
Palermo, Italy 201 -
Parma, Italy 201 201
Perugia, Italy 201 201
Fisciano, Italy 201 -
Saskatoon, Canada 201 251
Valencia, Spain 201 201
Wageningen, Netherlands 201 -
Zagreb, Croatia 201 -
Brussels, Belgium 201 -
Morgantown, United States 201 -
Wuhan, China 201 161
Xi'an, China 201 -
Gyeongsan, South Korea 201 251
Seoul, South Korea 201 196
Cairo, Egypt 301 -
Alexandria, Egypt 301 151
Aligarh, India 301 -
Erzurum, Turkey 301 -
Augusta, United States 301 -
Madrid, Spain 301 101
Beersheba, Israel 301 -
Seoul, South Korea 301 -
Milano, Italy 301 -
Chiba, Japan 301 151
Jeonju, South Korea 301 200
Bangkok, Thailand 301 101
Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR) 301 -
Fort Collins, United States 301 -
Halifax, Canada 301 201
Geelong, Australia 301 251
Shangyu, China 301 -
Seoul, South Korea 301 151
Autazes, Brazil 301 -
Washington, D. C., United States 301 101
Hannover, Germany 301 -
Seoul, South Korea 301 191
Harbin, China 301 -
Sapporo, Japan 301 195
Bloomington, United States 301 -
New Delhi, India 301 145
Chuncheon, South Korea 301 -
Fukuoka, Japan 301 176
Liverpool, United Kingdom 301 -
Graz, Austria 301 251
Toulouse, France 301 -
Taipei, Taiwan 301 201
Lisbon, Portugal 301 -
Qinzhou, China 301 -
Budapest VIII. kerület, Hungary 301 178
Tehran, Iran 301 -
Nanjing, China 301 -
Stockholm, Sweden 301 -
Braunschweig, Germany 301 -
Philadelphia, United States 301 251
Athens, United States 301 201
Albuquerque, United States 301 -
Sheffield, United Kingdom 301 -
Austin, United States 301 143
Galveston, United States 301 -
Philadelphia, United States 301 -
Tianjin, China 301 -
Shanghai, China 301 -
Beijing, China 301 101
Umeå, Sweden 301 -
Dublin, Ireland 301 151
Aberdeen, United Kingdom 301 101
Bari, Italy 301 -
Bergen, Norway 301 251
Campinas, Brazil 301 51
Rethymno, Greece 301 -
Norwich, United Kingdom 301 251
Granada, Spain 301 151
London, United Kingdom 301 -
Halle, Germany 301 201
Houston, United States 301 251
Varese, Italy 301 -
Kiel, Germany 301 -
Konstanz, Germany 301 -
Leicester, United Kingdom 301 201
Leipzig, Germany 301 -
Liège, Belgium 301 201
Nancy, France 301 -
Louisville, United States 301 -
Macao, Macao (SAR) 301 -
Milano, Italy 301 -
Pamplona, Spain 301 151
Pavia, Italy 301 151
Regensburg, Germany 301 201
Rennes, France 301 -
George Town, Malaysia 301 51
Sevilla, Spain 301 251
Adelaide, Australia 301 101
Glasgow, United Kingdom 301 51
Lejona, Spain 301 -
Trieste, Italy 301 -
Charlottesville, United States 301 151
Coventry, United Kingdom 301 -
York, United Kingdom 301 -
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 301 101
Winston-Salem, United States 301 251
Pullman, United States 301 201
London, Canada 301 101
New York City, United States 301 -
Zhengzhou, China 301 -
Taichung, Taiwan 401 -
Pilani, India 401 -
Brescia, Italy 401 -
Beijing, China 401 -
Chongqing, China 401 -
Gwangju, South Korea 401 201
Gwangju, South Korea 401 -
Seoul, South Korea 401 201
Chungju, South Korea 401 -
Hanover, United States 401 251
Seoul, South Korea 401 -
Philadelphia, United States 401 -
Shanghai, China 401 -
Atlanta, United States 401 -
Atlanta, United States 401 -
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 401 251
Gimhae, South Korea 401 -
Kanazawa, Japan 401 201
Kumamoto, Japan 401 151
Lanzhou, China 401 -
Linköping, Sweden 401 -
Baton Rouge, United States 401 -
Ancona, Italy 401 -
Milwaukee, United States 401 -
Lódz, Poland 401 -
Warsaw, Poland 401 -
Moscow, Russia 401 201
Nagoya, Japan 401 101
Nanchang, China 401 -
Taichung, Taiwan 401 -
Galway, Ireland 401 251
New York City, United States 401 -
Olomouc, Czech Republic 401 -
Chandigarh, India 401 -
Kingston, Canada 401 201
Burnaby, Canada 401 -
Chongqing, China 401 -
London Borough of Sutton, United Kingdom 401 -
Stellenbosch, South Africa 401 251
Ismaïlia, Egypt 401 -
Haifa, Israel 401 -
College Station, United States 401 101
Lubbock, United States 401 -
Canberra, Australia 401 -
Washington, D. C., United States 401 201
Newcastle, Australia 401 101
New Orleans, United States 401 -
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates 401 -
Corunna, Spain 401 -
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 401 151
Albany, United States 401 -
Alcalá de Henares, Spain 401 -
Bath, United Kingdom 401 51
Bordeaux, France 401 201
Rende, Italy 401 -
Camerino, Italy 401 -
Chieti, Italy 401 -
Santiago, Chile 401 151
Boulder, United States 401 -
Denver, United States 401 -
Vercelli, Italy 401 -
Greifswald, Germany 401 -
Guelph, Canada 401 -
Durban, South Africa 401 -
College Park, United States 401 -
Amherst Center, United States 401 -
Columbia, United States 401 -
Kansas City, United States 401 -
Oklahoma City, United States 401 -
Oulu, Finland 401 -
Patras, Greece 401 251
Sherbrooke, Canada 401 -
Columbia, United States 401 -
Szeged, Hungary 401 201
Johannesburg, South Africa 401 201
Volos, Greece 401 -
Vila Real, Portugal 401 -
Tromsø, Norway 401 -
Turku, Finland 401 251
Ulm, Germany 401 -
Ulsan, South Korea 401 -
Burlington, United States 401 -
Wollongong, Australia 401 -
Zaragoza, Spain 401 -
Tarragona, Spain 401 -
Blacksburg, United States 401 -
Xiamen, China 401 -
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 51 78
Leuven, Belgium 51 20
Evanston, United States 51 168
Beijing, China 51 26
Belfast, United Kingdom 51 51
Seoul, South Korea 51 18
Houston, United States 51 -
South Perth, Australia 51 169
Medford, United States 51 141
Barcelona, Spain 51 42
Copenhagen, Denmark 51 6
Essen, Germany 51 -
Florence, Italy 51 109
Göttingen, Germany 51 201
Göteborg, Sweden 51 -
Urbana, United States 51 -
Worcester, United States 51 201
Modena, Italy 51 -
Rochester, United States 51 -
Roma, Italy 51 201
São Paulo, Brazil 51 41
Southampton, United Kingdom 51 151
Strasbourg, France 51 101
Toronto, Canada 51 13
Taichung, Taiwan 76 77
Durham, United States 76 17
Atlanta, United States 76 38
Berlin Steglitz, Germany 76 36
Shanghai, China 76 36
Gent, Belgium 76 50
Tokyo, Japan 76 -
Roma, Italy 76 98
Shanghai, China 76 47
Stony Brook, United States 76 -
Guangzhou, China 76 57
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 76 32
Brisbane, Australia 76 24
Basel, Switzerland 76 61
Vancouver, Canada 76 73
Graz, Austria 76 251
Ann Arbor, United States 76 16
Milano, Italy 76 74
Minneapolis, United States 76 44
Pittsburgh, United States 76 27
Porto, Portugal 76 64
Sydney, Australia 76 34
Tartu, Estonia 76 251
Verona, Italy 76 -
Hangzhou, China 76 48
Minneapolis, United States - 47
Seoul, South Korea - 137
Kampung Baru Subang, Malaysia - 101
Bradford, United Kingdom - 101
Sydney, Australia - 151
Curitiba, Brazil - 151
Tokyo, Japan - 151
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) - 151
Houston, United States - 151
Tokyo, Japan - 151
Irvine, United States - 151
Debrecen, Hungary - 151
Salamanca, Spain - 151
Birmingham, United Kingdom - 201
Varanasi, India - 201
Aberdeen, United Kingdom - 201
Tianjin, China - 201
Chiang Mai, Thailand - 251
Istanbul, Turkey - 251
Hiroshima, Japan - 251
Mumbai, India - 251
Mexico City, Mexico - 251
Istanbul, Turkey - 251
Kolkata, India - 251
Karnal, India - 251
Brisbane, Australia - 251
Dublin, Ireland - 251
Brasília, Brazil - 251
Santa Barbara, United States - 251
Mumbai, India - 251
Bologna, Italy - 51
Frankfurt am Main, Germany - 51
Nijmegen, Netherlands - 102