Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Qualification awarded Master of Technological Sciences
Field of study Technological Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences
Study area Materials Technologies
Length of the programme (years) 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 120
Language of instruction English 
Location  Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st September
Tuition fee for EU students
for Non-EU students
TBA*
3500 EUR/year
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WHY PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY STUDY PROGRAMME AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?

To prepare qualified, motivated and creative specialists with deep knowledge of chemistry, pharmacy, biology and materials (bio)technologies and research skills, able to formulate and solve problems of pharmaceutical chemistry on an independent and academic level, seeking to work in research institutes and industry companies that develop, produce, investigate, and/or supply pharmaceutical products or to continue their studies in doctoral programs.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The graduate pharmaceutical chemists could work in private (biotechnology or pharmaceutical companies) and in public sectors (universities, research institutes, hospital laboratories) as well as in integrated study, science and business centers.

Programme coordinator prof. habil. dr. Sigitas Tumkevičius

This program is designed for graduates in chemistry, biochemistry or closely related disciplines who wish to contribute to drug development in the pharmaceutical industry. The study areas include research methods, pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism, drug design and drug synthesis, spectroscopy and structural analysis, and a research training projects. Some courses will cover the key techniques in analytical chemistry used to support the pharmaceutical sciences. The pharmaceutical chemistry program is more involved in pharmaceutical industry and research aspects than the customer service and patient care responsibilities of a traditional pharmacist. The studies will provide professional skills to work in industry companies that develop, produce, investigate, and/or supply pharmaceutical products or in research institutes or to continue their studies in doctoral programs of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology or medical sciences.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Physical Sciences (Chemistry), Life Sciences (Biology or Biochemistry), Technological Sciences (Biotechnology) or Engineering Sciences (Chemical Engineering or Bioengineering)
  • English Language requirements: applicant has to present document  providing the level not lower than B2 (following the common European Framework of Reference Languages (CEFR), or TOEFL score 75/IELTS score 6

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner University or do internship abroad.

 

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