The College offers a Master of Science in Pharmacy (MSc (Pharm)) degree program starting in September 2011. The program was approved by the Qatar University Board of Regents in May 2010. The College has a new policy in which they provide Master students with GTA scholarships. Limited number of top-ranked students will be eligible for competitive GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistants) upon availability.
The specific program objectives are to: 1) provide an opportunity for students to advance their knowledge, skills and attitudes in specific areas of interest within the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical pharmacy & practice; 2) prepare students for research, teaching and specialty positions requiring personnel with a strong background in these speciality areas, and; 3) develop students with the research skills needed to carry out basic and applied studies.
Graduate students specialize in one of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical pharmacy & practice research focus areas represented in our college including pharmacognosy, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmaceutics, and clinical pharmacy & practice. This list will expand in parallel with our faculty recruitment. The scope of the degree will include any aspect of the discovery, development, analysis and use of medicines to improve health care and related outcomes.
The application process is coordinated by university admissions and is made on an annual basis. The online application process for students admitted in September 2015 opens on January 13, 2015 and will close on May 12, 2015.
The admission process is competitive and the number of available seats is limited. All applicants are required to provide official Academic Transcripts, Proficiency in English, Reference Forms, Curriculum Vitae, Residency related documentation, and it's recommended to provide Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General test scores. Final admission decisions will be made before July 1, 2015. Provisional decisions are made as applications are received and reviewed by the Admissions Committee so applicants are encouraged to apply early.