M.Phil. Pharmacy (Pharmacology)

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Central Punjab has focused its intense devotion in developing graduate and post-graduate research laboratories. This degree will raise a sense of research in graduate students and they will be able to perform multiple tasks in public and private sector organizations:

  • Research in different fields of Pharmacology at national and international levels
  • Teaching in postgraduate pharmaceutical and medical sciences institutes
  • R&D in Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Pharmacist / Pharmacologist in Drugs Testing Laboratories (DTLs)
  • Public and private hospitals as a clinical pharmacist
  • Bioassay techniques

Above all, they will have sound knowledge in the field of Pharmacology. They may publish their data, which will not only strengthen the profile of a student, but also the impact of research in Pakistan.

Outline

The university has recently offered M.Phil. in Pharmacy (Pharmacology) along with other postgraduate programs in various disciplines of the pharmacy profession which are in progress.

  • Sr. No. Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Core Courses 6
  • 2Specialization Courses18
  • 3Research Thesis/Project/Additional Courses6
  • Total30

Road Map

Each candidate of M.Phil. degree is required to complete 30 Cr. Hrs. as per the following detail:

First Semester

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Principles of PharmacologyPHMS65133 (3+0)
  • 2System Pharmacology-1PHMS65233 (3+0)
  • 3Molecular PharmacologyPHMS65333 (3+0)
  • 4BiostatisticsPHPT60133 (3+0)
  • Total12 (12+0)

Second Semester

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1System Pharmacology-IIPHMS65433 (3+0)
  • 2Biochemical Pharmacology and ToxicologyPHMS65533 (3+0)
  • 3Biochemical TechniquesPHMS65633 (3+0)
  • 4Research Methodology, Seminar and Project writingPHPT60233 (3+0)
  • Total12 (12+0)

Third & Fourth Semester

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Research and ThesisPHMS71266 (6+0)

Extra Semester (If required)

  • Sr. No. Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Thesis ContinuationPHMS71210

Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA in semester system or 50% marks in annual system in Pharm.D or B.Pharm. from HEC & PCP recognized institutions.
  • All applicants are required to pass UCP Admission Test and Interview.


Degree Requirements

A student admitted in this programme will have to complete the degree requirements by following any one of the options given below:
  • 24 Cr. Hrs. course work with 6 Cr. Hrs. Thesis
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 on the scale of 4.00

Prospects

This is nominally a two-year degree programme comprising of 04 semesters. There is a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The maximum duration to complete the programme is 4 years.

Fee Structure

  • Sr. No. Program Name Admission Fee Fee Per Credit Hour Total Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1M.Phil. Pharmacy (Pharmacology)25,00016,000305,05,000
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