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MSc Pharmacy – Brno


Masters in Pharmacy

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno

5 years

General information

The standard Masters programme in Pharmacy takes five years and is based on a credit system. The Faculty is a member of the Association of European Faculties of Pharmacy and its graduates meet all the requirements for the profession as defined by the European Union directive 2005/36/EC.

In the initial two years students revise and broaden their knowledge of elementary natural and medical subjects to the level required for studying specialist subjects in the field of Pharmacy. Students attend lectures and seminars and take part in practical pharmacy placements. During the following years of study they work on their thesis. The programme is concluded by defending the thesis and taking the final state examination.

The Faculty closely cooperates with industry and runs a Faculty Pharmacy on the premises. It cooperates with private and public pharmacies in the country where students conduct their placements and also with the Chamber of Pharmacists and the Association of Pharmacy owners

Course Content

Year I
Introduction to Study and History of Pharmacy, General and Inorganic Chemistry, Human Morphology, General Biology , Premedical First Aid , Biology of Plants, Biophysics , Organic Chemistry, Human Physiology, Electives

Year II
Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathophysiology, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Fundamentals of Colloids, Phytochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Professional Czech, Electives

Year III
Theory of Medical Forms, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Electives

Year IV
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmacy Law and Ethics, Analysis of Drugs, Forms and Biopharmacy, Pharmaceutical Care, Clinical Pharmacology, Social Pharmacy, Thesis, Electives

Year V

Clinical Pharmacology, Thesis, Internship [26 Weeks]

Career prospects

After you graduate, you may register with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland [PSI] to practise as a pharmacist in Ireland.

Entry requirements

NUI Matriculation requirements [6 Passes at Leaving Cert, inc 2 at Hons C or above] PLUS  University Entrance Examination in Biology & Chemistry.