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Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS) is a 2-year, year-round thesis program for students interested in the following research areas:

  • Drug Design and Discovery/Medicinal Chemistry
  • Microbiology/Immunology
  • Pharmaceutics, Drug Delivery, And Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Structural Biology
  • Social and Administrative Services

Programme Structure

  • Ethics, Regulation and the Pharmaceutical Pipeline
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Biologics
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Seminar in Pharmaceutical Sciences I
  • Seminar in Pharmaceutical Sciences II
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Supplemental Application Requirements
  • Application Fee: Applicants submitting the general application are required to submit a $60 application non-refundable fee through the online application system
  • Resumé
  • Recommendations
  • Official Transcripts and Diploma
  • Statement of Intent
  • Supplemental Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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per trimester.

Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 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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