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Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology

Birzeit University

24 months
225 USD/year
225 USD/year
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The mission of the Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology program is to prepare and train specialized technicians, scientists and experts in pharmaceutical manufacturing by fostering the relations between the pharmaceutical industry sector and the academic and research institutions according to the mission of Birzeit University.


The Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology program at Birzeit University aims to strengthen the Palestinian pharmaceutical industry sector and the governmental Palestinian institutions by graduating unique students with sufficient practical experience to work at local pharmaceutical companies and related governmental institutions, and to attain the needed change and development in the pharmaceutical industry sector in Palestine as well as to maintain quality control by:

  • Providing training opportunities at the model Pharmaceutical Pilot Plant at Birzeit University, which is equipped with the newest pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies.
  • Providing specialized training courses of high quality to improve the skills of people working in the pharmaceutical industry sector.
  • Strengthening the relations between the industrial sector and academic and research institutions.
  • Acquiring skills for using industrial and analytical techniques employed within the field of pharmaceutical industry.

Upon the completion of the program, the student will be able to gain the following:

  • Knowledge of basic concepts related to pharmaceutical validation and the importance of its employment towards the development of the pharmaceutical industry sector.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic and advanced operations employed within the field of manufacturing of pharmaceutical products.
  • Knowledge of the role of microorganisms that have an impact on the pharmaceutical product and manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of the theoretical and practical principles of technologies used to design and manufacture pharmaceutical solid dosage forms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Pharmaceutical Unit Operations
  • Quality by Design and Risk Management
  • Advanced Analytical Techniques
  • Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Quality Management Systems and Regulatory Affairs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a university recognized by Birzeit University in one of the following fields: pharmacy, chemical engineering, chemistry, or any other related field after the approval of the Program Council. In addition, students are required to complete any remedial courses specified by the Program Council. 
  • Fulfilling the admission requirements according to the Academic Regulations for the Master’s Degree. 
  • A personal interview, if required by the Program Council. 

Tuition Fee

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    225 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 225 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 225 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 160 JD


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