3. Develop critical thinking skills, including investigation, application, analysis, creativity, synthesis and evaluation of information, data and documents related to drug, poison, clinical investigations, pharmaceutical care and practices.
M.Pharma course is an advanced study of the series of processes involved in the identification, quantification, determination, and purification of a given chemical substance, in separation of the components of a solution or mixture, and in determination of structures of chemical compounds. Students acquire adequate knowledge and necessary skills to practice the profession of pharmacy. They learn about synthesis and assay of medicinal agents including mode of action, drug interactions and patient counseling and professional information exchange with Physicians and other paramedicos. This course includes an advanced study of the discipline’s components such as method validation, documentation, handling of raw materials and finished products, inspections that impact the development of pharmaceutical products.
After acquiring degree in M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) students will be able to meet the needs of industries in various department viz R&D, quality assurance, quality control and regulatory affairs, also students are eligible to work in clinical research organization. Students can pursue their career in academics as well as in research for carrying out their PhD Work.2.Pharmaceutical Chemistry:
After completing his/her Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry they have scope in research and development, contact research organizations, production, and academics. The students can work in drug discovery, process chemistry, library synthesis, basic research, product management. Student has opening in multinational companies, production chemist and fundamental research.3.Pharmacology:
Graduates will acquire adequate hands on training of the practical aspects of handling the experimental animals for their research works. They will be able to statistically analyse the datas from any experimental research work. They will be able to correlate the diseases with the medications prescribed for it. Graduates can outline and critically appraise the principal steps in drug discovery and also explain the rationale for the complete development plan (pharmaceutical, pre-clinical and clinical) according to the proposed therapeutic indication. They can relate monitoring of drug safety and the role of pathophysiology and molecular biology-based pharmacology in drug development. They will be able to describe the principal steps in discovering, modifying, assessing and patenting new chemical and biological compounds (including advanced therapies) according to their therapeutic indication.4.Pharmaceutical Analysis:
After completion of course students are expected to apply various analytical techniques to drug analysis and control eg. Spectroscopic, chromatographic etc, Assess stability of pharmaceutical products, active ingredients and excipients and compounds like preservative, taste and smell improving agents. Take special care and attention for preparation of drug containing active ingredients with narrow safety margin.5.Pharmacy Practice:
This program will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to use principles of therapeutics, quality of life improvement, communication, economics, health behaviors, social and administrative sciences, health policy and legal issues in practice of pharmacy. After completing his/her master’s in pharmacy practice they have scope in Contract Research Organization as Clinical Research coordinator/associate for conducting clinical trials in various disease conditions and also they have scope in Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Medical Coding and Bioequivalence studies.
The program of study for M. Pharm. shall extend over a period of four semesters (two academic years). The curricula and syllabus for the program shall be prescribed from time to time by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.
Candidates should be an Indian National and passes Bachelors degree or equivalent in Pharmacy from an AICTE approved institution, with at least 55% marks (at least 50 % marks in case of SC/ST category belonging to Tamil Nadu state only)
Bachelor in Pharmacy
B.Pharm is an innovative applied science program of four-year duration. It is a registrable qualification for practicing pharmacy profession under the Pharmacy Act. This course prepares students for technical positions in the pharmaceutical production, quality control and quality assurance and research and development sectors of the pharmaceutical industry.