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Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Sharjah

24 months
714 EUR/credit 11781 EUR/year
714 EUR/credit 11781 EUR/year
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The academic aim of the Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the University of Sharjah is to prepare students for professional roles in the area of pharmacy, with the knowledge and skills to advance the discipline from the academic, research and practical standpoints.

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Pharmacy is becoming a key player in primary and preventive health care and is defined as the science of the composition, use and dispensing of drugs. The study and practice of Pharmacy has evolved and expanded considerably over the years due to the exponential growth of the health care and pharmaceutical industry.

The Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the University of Sharjah will prepare the students to address the current and future challenges in disciplines such as patient care, pharmaceutical industry, health promotion, research and development, management and investment in drug industry, and academic positions.

The intent is also to prepare students to engage in independent and collaborative research in academic, governmental and applied life science contexts. During this educative process, students will participate in knowledge generation and improvement, research synthesis, and knowledge/technology transfer.

Program goals

  • Provide students with advanced knowledge and experimental techniques in research in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Train students and enhance their ability to analyze and interpret data, design and conduct research in their field of expertise and apply analytical and critical thinking in reviewing literature.
  • Develop students' ability to effectively communicate scientific information both orally and in writing to scientists and non-scientists.
  • Provide a challenging and innovative learning environment so as to prepare the students for further advanced graduate or professional programs or scientific careers in the pharmaceutical industries.
  • Develop the students' ability to engage in life-long learning and exhibit professionalism with the highest ethical standards.
  • Foster problem-solving and decision-making skills applied to facilitate employment in scientific careers that contributes to the growth and development of the society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental Design and Data Analysis
  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Special Topics in Medicinal Chemistry
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Advanced Drug Delivery Systems
  • Advanced Pharmaceutics
  • Advanced Cosmetics & Parapharmaceuticals
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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33 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • The student must hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university with a CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00. Students with a CGPA between 2.5 and 2.99 may be admitted conditionally.
  • The degree must be in a major that qualifies the student to study the master's program.
  • Attachment of ‘no objection certificate’ from the authorities responsible for national service for male Emirati students.
  • Attachment of a letter of study approval from the Kuwait Embassy Cultural Office for Kuwaiti students only.
  • Attachment of People of Determination card (if applicable).
  • In case the student works in a certain place, please attach a letter from the employer stating that the student is working for this agency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11781 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 714 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11781 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 714 EUR per credit during 24 months.

AED 3,045

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /month
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