MS Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Science is a branch of medical fields that deals with discovery, identification, analysis, designing, trials in laboratories, export, and related issues. Moreover, Pharmaceutical Science is often confused with Pharmacy. However, the fact is that these are pretty different as pharmacists are concerned with the evaluation of medicines and deal with patients. In contrast, pharmaceutical specialists work on a broader scale covering all medicines ranging from discovery to related regulations. MS in Pharmaceuticals Science aims at producing professionals in the field so that they can serve society efficiently in their careers. It is a pure applied field because these graduates are then hired by hospitals, pharmaceutical industries, and other related government and private institutes.

Core Courses

  • Chemical Biology of Peptides
  • Research Methodology and Professional Ethics
  • Drug Designing and Development
  • Antimicrobial Therapy and Resistance Natural Product Chemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Instrumental Techniques for Drug Analysis
  • Drug Designing and Stability

Eligibility Criteria

  • BS in Pharmaceutical science with minimum 50% passing marks.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


Pharmaceutical Science is one of the ever-emerging fields of the modern era. Pharmaceutical industries are growing at a breakneck pace. Medical industries, companies, and academia recruit environmentalists with skills, dedication, resilience, and professional attitude. With the massive increase in population, the need for new, modified, and effective medicines is facing an upward trend day by day. As it is evident that new infections and diseases emerge in every corner of the world, hence; the need for pharmaceutical professionals will never end. Furthermore, Pharmaceutical Science collaborates with other branches of science such as biotech and forensic sciences, and employment opportunities can be found in these areas of branches too. Some of the employment opportunities available for Pharmaceutical professionalist are as follows:

  • Drugs inspector
  • Drugs controller
  • Analytical chemist
  • Community pharmacies
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Food technologist
  • Animal technician
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Clinical scientist jobs
  • Forensic scientist
  • Hospital pharmacist etc


Universities Offering MS Pharmaceutical Sciences in Pakistan

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