M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Science

Dalhousie University

24 months
13077 CAD/year
12246 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The College of Pharmacy at Dalhousie University offers a research-intensive Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.


Program Details

The Pharmaceutical Science program offered by Dalhousie University could be an excellent choice for you if you are a graduate with a Bachelor of Sciences Honours degree or Health Profession degree including Pharmacy.  

As an MSc (Pharm Sci) student, you’ll be given the tools you need to become a high quality, research-based scientist. This program will not only prepare you to contribute to drug discovery, but also development in academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

This program offers students the flexibility of either full-time or part-time study. While the full-time program is typically completed in two years, the part-time program can be completed at a pace that allows students to keep up with family obligations and part-time work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences “From Drug Discovery to Therapeutics”
  • The Chemistry and Pharmacology of Bioactive Compounds from Plants
  • Drug Transporters in Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pharmacokinetics, Metabolism and Biomarker for Preclinical and Clinical Drug Development
  • Biopharmaceutical Aspects of Preclinical Drug Development
  • Chemical Biology: Understanding Biological Processes Using Chemical Approaches

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Complete the graduate application form (online application)
  • Pay $115 application fee
  • An official academic transcript and degree certificate (if degree conferral not stated on Transcripts) for each post-secondary institution attended
  • Two academic reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13077 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13077 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    12246 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12246 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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