About M. Pharmacy
Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) is two-year full-time course after B. Pharm. In first two semester (First year), students are expected to acquire specialized knowledge & skills of Pharmaceutics & in second year, the students has to undertake research work assisted by the expert faculty as the guide. The second year of course is essentially devoted to develop analytical & critical thinking skills; executing the task independently as well as in team; improving communication skill; Identifying & solving problems etc. At each level, the student has to qualify examination which is conducted in semester pattern by the Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Apart from course content, students are expected to participate in additional support arranged for them for successful career. These includes visits to industries/ hospitals; excursions & field trips; value-addition initiatives, active-learning initiatives, guest lectures on technical issues, personality development, competitive examinations, professional & social awareness, right attitude building modules; career guidance etc.
On successful completion of course, the students are successfully grab jobs in Pharmaceutical Production (Production Officer), Pharmaceutical Quality Control (QC &QA Officer), Regulatory Affairs (Drug Inspector, Food Inspector, IPR, Technology Transfer), Pharmaceutical Marketing (Medical Representative, Retail & Wholesale Chemist), Hospital & Community Pharmacist, Research & Development (New Drug Discovery & Formulation/Analytical method Development Scientist), Academics (Assistant Professor), Clinical Research, Drug Information Services, or may undertake further research such as Doctorial (Ph.D) & Post Doctorial Research (Post Doc) in Indian or foreign Universities. Alternatively, the students may enter into own enterprises such as Wholesale/Retail drug sale; Manufacturing of medicines & cosmetics etc.