Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.)

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) is a 2-year postgraduate Course in Pharmacy. 

 

About the Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) Program

The Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) program is designed to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills in pharmaceutical sciences. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students delve into areas such as drug discovery, development, formulation, manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, and clinical pharmacy. With a focus on both theoretical concepts and practical applications, students gain hands-on experience in pharmaceutical research, analysis, and patient care. The program prepares graduates for diverse career opportunities in pharmaceutical industries, research institutions, hospitals, regulatory agencies, academia, and more. Graduates emerge as competent professionals capable of contributing to the advancement of pharmaceutical science and healthcare.

Career prospects

The Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) program opens up a multitude of career prospects for graduates in the pharmaceutical industry and beyond. Some common career paths include:

Pharmaceutical Scientist: Conducting research and development to discover and develop new drugs and therapies.

Clinical Pharmacist: Providing direct patient care in healthcare settings, ensuring safe and effective medication use.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and guiding the approval process for pharmaceutical products.

Quality Control Manager: Overseeing quality assurance processes to maintain product quality and safety standards in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative: Promoting and selling pharmaceutical products to healthcare professionals and organizations.

Academic Researcher: Pursuing further studies or research positions in academia to contribute to the advancement of pharmaceutical science.

Pharmacovigilance Specialist: Monitoring and assessing the safety of marketed drugs, managing adverse event reporting, and ensuring compliance with pharmacovigilance regulations.

Formulation Scientist: Developing and optimizing drug formulations to improve drug delivery and patient outcomes.

Medical Writer: Creating scientific documents, regulatory submissions, and educational materials for pharmaceutical companies, healthcare organizations, or research institutions.

Drug Information Specialist: Providing evidence-based information and support on medication use to healthcare professionals, patients, and consumers.

These career paths offer diverse opportunities for M. Pharm. graduates to contribute to the development, manufacturing, regulation, and use of pharmaceutical products, ultimately improving healthcare outcomes and patient well-being.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
AICTE, New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
02 Years
Eligibility for Admission
• candidates must hold a B Pharmacy degree from an institute approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).
• B.Pharm holders will be eligible for admission in Semester-VI of B.Pharm Program and will be considered as D2D admission.
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Pharmacy, Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1MQA01
Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques
4
0
0
4
4
I
1MPH02
Drug Delivery System
4
0
0
4
4
I
1MPH03
Modern Pharmaceutics
4
0
0
4
4
I
1MPH04
Regulatory Affair
4
0
0
4
4
I
1MPH05
Pharmaceutics Practical I
0
0
12
12
6
I
1MPH06
Seminar/Assignment- I
0
0
7
7
4
16
0
19
35
26
Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
II
2MPH01
Molecular Pharmaceutics (Nano Tech and Targeted DDS)
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MPH02
Advanced Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MPH03
Computer Aided Drug Delivery System
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MPH04
Cosmetic and Cosmeceuticals
4
0
0
4
4
II
2MPH05
Pharmaceutics Practical II
0
0
12
12
6
II
2MPH06
Seminar/Assignment - II
0
0
7
7
4
16
0
19
35
26

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

OR

To secure admission for the (B. Pharm.) program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC (https://gujacpc.admissions.nic.in/) and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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