1. Introduction to M.Sc Pharmaceutical Sciences

1.1 Growth Prospects in the Industry

Today the pharmaceutical industry is booming at a rapid rate. The developments in this industry have also facilitated increased employed and subsequently a wide range of career options for the students.

1.2 Growth Prospects in the Industry

A person equipped with a MSc in Pharmaceutical sciences has scope in industry as well as academics. Students who have done their MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences work with a wide range of titles such as Research and Development Manager, Project Managers, Manufacturing and Quality Manager, Laboratory Analyst and Sales Representatives amongst many others. They have lot of scope both in industry and academia, which ultimately leads to their career progression.

2. Benefits of M.Sc Pharmaceutical Sciences

2.1 Employment

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Sandip University is an esteemed degree that a student could gain from one of the top pharmaceutical colleges in Nashik. Along with an advanced knowledge in the field and intensive lab work, the degree helps the students to get some best employment opportunities in pharmaceutical MNC’s, national and international research organizations and institute as well as motivates them to pursue future research work. Our University’s leading pharmaceutical courses in Nashik offer students an industry-compliant curriculum and 100% placement assistance to all students through a massive annual recruitment drive. Some of the best companies where M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Science graduates can be placed in India are:

  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Mankind Pharma
  • Cipla Ltd.
  • Lupin Ltd.
  • Piramal Enterprise
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
  • Ranbaxy
  • Reddy's Laboratories Limited
  • Cadila Healthcare Limited
  • Abbot India Limited
  • Wockhardt

The students are trained before the interviews and are given all the 21st century skills in order to hone them for the interviews. Therefore, they become successful in cracking the interviews in these top MNC companies. Sandip University is getting collaborated with more MNC's in order to give top placements to the students.

2.2 Industry-oriented Skills

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences is designed in such a way that it would equip the student with industry oriented skills. In today's world, normally the curriculum is theoretical and text-book based rather than active and industry-oriented. At our University, however, the curriculum is designed in such a manner that it would impart industry-oriented and industry-centric skills to the industry. We at Sandip University know that change is the only constantly and skills change with time. That is the reason why it is important to train the students in the skills that they would need while working on the job. In addition to the technical skills relevant to the pharmaceutical industry, the students are also trained on soft skills and life skills that they need to crack the interviews as well as work in global MNC's. A well-developed curriculum along with the expert faculty at Sandip University makes this possible. The students are also encouraged to attend various workshops and conferences where they are trained on industry skill such as communication skills, sales, project management, creative problem solving and strategic thinking team work and conflict resolution and relationship and social skills amongst many others.

2.3 Holistic Growth

The MSc is focused on developing the overall personality of the student. It is for this purpose that the it is ensured that when the student passes with the MSc degree, his overall personality is developed. As part of the holistic personality development endeavor, students are encouraged to attend personality development classes set up in the course as well as take an active part in the extra circular activities organized by the college. In order to work in influential positions in MNC's, students really need a good personality. Taking into consideration this requirement, grooming sessions are organized in the college which helps the students to shape their personality so as to meet the international standards. The personality development grooming sessions go a long way in improving the quality of the students of the institute. These sessions prepare the students to enter the industry with a developed confidence, vigor and gusto.

2.4 Deeper Knowledge in the Field

The pharmaceutical industry is growing at a rapid rate and in order to keep in terms with the advancements in the industry, deeper knowledge in the field is very essential and important. The M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciencesat Sandip University is tailored in such a manner that all aspects of a particular field are covered, along with the modern and advanced knowledge in the field. The students are also encouraged to do further readings and gain advanced knowledge in their field of interest. This deeper knowledge helps them in a long way to achieve their long term career goals. The curriculum is designed to be research oriented which helps the students to delve deep in the subject and learn the fine nuances of the subject.

3. Career Opportunities in M.Sc Pharmaceutical Sciences

3.1 Job titles in which the students can work

After passing their M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, there are many job roles in which the students can work in. The diverse roles that they can engage in helps them to work in multi departments and in multi-dimensional sub-fields of pharmaceutics. Some of the job roles in which the students can work are:

  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives
  • Regulatory specialists
  • Industry and Academic Career Prospects
  • Clinical data managers
  • Pharmaceutical research scientists.
  • Biotechnology consultant.

These are a few corporate job titles that a student can work on. Other than that, the students have the option to continue working on their research work as well as work as research associates in pharmaceutical labs, both nationally and internationally.

If you wish to pursue this programme or have any further queries, please call Sandip University’s toll-free number 1800-212-2714.

M.sc pharmaceutical Science: Course Highlights :

Course Level Post Graduate
Duration 2 years
Examination Type Semester Pattern
Eligibility Passed B.Pharm and obtained at least 55% marks (at least 50% marks, in case of reserve class categories and person with disability)
Top Recruiters Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Mankind Pharma, Cipla Ltd., Lupin Ltd., Piramal Enterprise, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Area of Work Pharmaceutical industry, healthcare industry, hospitals
Top Job Profiles Analyst, Research Consultant, Senior Pharmacist, Drug Discovery Chemist, Formulation Scientist
Placement ** Placement Assistant available

If you wish to pursue this programme or have any further queries, please call Sandip University’s toll-free number 1800-212-2714.

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Course Structure:

    Pharmaceutical Advanced Analytical Techniques - Theory Novel Drug Delivery Systems - Theory
    Advanced Pharmaceutics – Theory Drug Regulatory Affairs – Theory
    Advanced Pharmaceutics – Practical Seminar/Assignment
    Molecular Pharmaceutics – Theory Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics – Theory
    Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals – Theory Computer aided Drug Delivery System – Theory
    Advanced Pharmaceutics Practical-II Seminar/Assignment
    Research Methodology and Biostatistics* – Theory Journal Club
    Discussion/Presentation (Proposal Presentation) Research work
    Journal Club Research work
    Discussion/final Presentation

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M.Sc PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 4 2 Sem B Pharm passed from Indian university from an institution approved by Pharmacy Council of India and has scored not less than 55% of the maximum marks Rs 90,000/- Rs 10,000 /- Rs 1,00,000/-
  • Admission Form and Prospectus Rs. 1000/- (One Time).
  • Caution Money Rs.1000 (Refundable)
  • Hostel Fees Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum (Deposit Rs 5, 000 at the time of Admission Only on Refundable basis)
  • Transportation Fees as applicable based on Route and Pick Up Point.
  • Uniform cost Rs. 5500/-

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