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M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Virginia Commonwealth University

12 months
Duration
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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About

The Pharmaceutical Sciences program at Virginia Commonwealth University offers the highest quality of graduate training in pharmaceutical sciences research and mentorship at the Master of Science level.

Overview

Student learning outcomes

  • Knowledge of research in pharmaceutical sciences
The candidate of the Pharmaceutical Sciences program at Virginia Commonwealth University should demonstrate a general knowledge of the elements of the pharmaceutical sciences and a detailed knowledge of his/her area of research, including an appropriate familiarity with the research literature, policies and procedures, and methodology pertaining to their field.
  • Design experiments in pharmaceutical sciences
The candidate should demonstrate an appropriate level of skill in the design of experimental protocols and the technical conduct of experimentation related to his/her research.
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication skills
The candidate should demonstrate that an appropriate level of oral, written and visual communication skill has been acquired.
  • Identify problems in pharmaceutical sciences
The candidate should demonstrate an appropriate level of skill in the identification of meaningful problems in the pharmaceutical sciences and the design of and implementation of appropriate problem-solving methods.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scientific Integrity
  • Responsible Scientific Conduct
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences From Bench to Shelf
  • Frontiers of Pharmaceutical Research
  • Research Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pharm.D. or bachelor’s degree in a related area
  • Prerequisite and foundation course work may be required, depending upon the applicant’s discipline
  • The applicant must provide a personal statement discussing reasons for pursuing graduate study
  • All applicants must present grades (marks) that reflect superior ability and serious effort
  • All non-native English-speaking applicants must provide evidence of English language proficiency
  • Individual departments or schools may have special requirements such as the Graduate Record Examination or Graduate Management Admission Test
  • Prospective students who have studied outside of the U.S. must provide an official course-by-course external credential evaluation as a required part of the admission process
  • Proof of adequate funds to live and study full time at VCU by submitting an I-20 DS Request Form accompanied by an original bank verification letter
  • A $70 state-required application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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