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Pharmacy is focused on transforming research in chemical laboratories into products that life sciences and human beings benefit from. This is the base of pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy and pharmacy practice. Some of the high achievements of pharmacy is owed to the development of new and revolutionary medicines or the discovery of treatments for diseases.

Students in a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy investigate and research herbal and chemical ingredients which can be used as part of a scientifically developed medicine. A Master’s degree in pharmacy (MPharm) includes fields such as community, clinical, veterinary, military or specialty pharmacy, as well as pharmacy informatics. Degrees in pharmacy studies are offered by medical schools and colleges worldwide, and faculties of pharmacy provide a mix of scientific and professional knowledge, from medical science experts.

After graduations, students can work as pharmacists with specializations or researchers, according to their studies. A Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy can also lead to careers in pharmacology, science writing, toxicology, regulatory affairs or international institutions that represent the interests of health care professionals.

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Suggested Short Courses in Pharmacy

Certificate Pharmacoeconomics

Pharmacoeconomics course from Utrecht Summer School provides a broad perspective of the field of health economics (specific pharmacoeconomics), including a variety of subjects from views of the different stakeholders to more in-depth methodological approaches, illustrated with examples and exercises.

Certificate Development of Competency-based Pharmacy Education

The Development of Competency-based Pharmacy Education course from Utrecht Summer School is intended to assist pharmacy teachers and curriculum developers to become familiar with the principles of competency-based curriculum design and with the construction of active learning modules, which can be incorporated in their own curriculum.