Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Master of Science in Pharmacy Program in Industrial Pharmacy

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Master of Science in Pharmacy Program in Industrial Pharmacy 
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 8400
ip_pharmchula@chula.ac.th

Overview

This program was developed and designed especially for pharmacists who work or are interested in the fields of research and development of pharmaceutical and health-related products, as well as production and quality assurance.  The program allows pharmacists from both the industrial and government sectors to gain knowledge and experiences through modern learning technology, critical thinking and systematic research.  Coursework and thesis topic can be customised to suit the student’s individual needs. Learning management includes both the normal (weekday) and extra office-hours (weekend) study tracks to accommodate the student’s different study times.  In addition, qualified students who are interested to further their research experience can upgrade to the doctoral program with ease.

The program is divided into two study tracks depending on the individual student’s work conditions and research needs.

1. Pharmaceutical Engineering Track (Weekend Study)

Track highlights:

  • This track is appropriate for pharmacists who work in research and development, production, or quality management departments in pharmaceutical or other related healthcare product industries and for staff members who work in academia or research institutes.
  • Learning courses provide competency for industrial pharmacists.
  • Thesis can be done in collaboration with pharmaceutical industry focused on solving issues encountered in the industry, especially in their workplace.
  • All courseworks are taught on weekends (extra-office hours) to accommodate pharmacists who are still working on weekdays, especially those who work in the manufacturing plants or other full-time jobs.

2. Pharmaceutics Track (Weekday Study)

Track highlights:

  • The program is appropriate for pharmacists who work in research and development, formulation, laboratory and hospital-scale pharmaceutical production, as well as developer of cosmeceutical and related healthcare product prototypes.  The program is also suitable for staff members who work in academia or research institutes.
  • Learning courses provide competency for industrial pharmacists.
  • Thesis can be done in collaboration with pharmaceutical industry and research institutes, both local and abroad, with emphasis on problem-solving and innovation.
  • This is the weekday study program.  Interested applicants must not be employed as a full-time staff or must have a permission from their workplace to take a study leave.
WHY this program
at Chula

Career Opportunities

Regardless of tracks chosen, graduates from the program can work in the following positions:

  • R&D pharmacist in charge of pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and other health products development
  • Pharmacist who supervises production and quality assurance of pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and other health products
  • Pharmacist who works as a plant manager/supervisor to oversee operation as well as to streamline the plant’s facilities to the international standards
  • Pharmacist who works in academia and various research institutes

Admission

Applicant’s Qualifications

Plan Kor 1 (Thesis only)

  1. Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or equivalent from nationally recognised Schools of Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Science with Honours (First or Second Class)
  2. Passed the English test as required by Chulalongkorn University
  3. Other qualifications according to the Graduate School’s annual announcements

Note:  Kor 1 Students who do only thesis work can choose to audit in some courses if interested or deemed beneficial to his/her thesis project as recommended by his/her advisor.  

Plan Kor 2 (Coursework and Thesis)

  1. Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or equivalent from nationally recognised Schools of Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Science with GPAX not less than 2.50
  2. Passed the English test as required by Chulalongkorn University
  3. Other qualifications according to the Graduate School’s annual announcements

Contact

Master of Science in Pharmacy Program in Industrial Pharmacy

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 8400

Email
ip_pharmchula@chula.ac.th

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