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Pharmacy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The College offers a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree program at Qatar University. The program was approved by the Qatar University Board of Regents.


The MSc Pharmacy degree program at Qatar University is a two-year minimum 33 credit-hour post-baccalaureate thesis-based research-oriented graduate studies program designed to build on the undergraduate degree experience and further enhance critical thinking and research skills. The MSc (Pharm) degree program will also prepare students who wish to pursue a future Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

Learning outcomes

The College has a new policy in which they provide Master students with GTA scholarships. Limited number of top-ranked students will be eligible for competitive GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistants) upon availability.

Programme Structure

  • Graduate students specialize in one of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical pharmacy & practice research focus areas represented in our college including pharmacognosy, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmaceutics, and clinical pharmacy & practice. 
  • This list will expand in parallel with our faculty recruitment. 
  • The scope of the degree will include any aspect of the discovery, development, analysis and use of medicines to improve health care and related outcomes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 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

  • Admissions Application and Signature Page (link);
  • Official, final and authenticated academic transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions (link);
  • Official and final TOEFL or IELTS English proficiency results or English waiver (link);
  • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.);
  • Official, final and authenticated GRE scores (within past 2 years) sent to Designated Institution Code 7574 (if provided) (link);
  • Personal statement describing why you wish to pursue this degree (1000 words maximum, English only, copy/paste into your online application form);

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National and International Students: QR 2000

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
    Living Costs

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


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