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A few compelling reasons to pursue M.Pharm at Apeejay Stya University

When you sign up for the M.Pharm course at School of Pharmaceutical Science, Apeejay Stya University, you won’t just kick-start a lucrative career, you’ll also get an opportunity to save the world



Imagine you are an integral part of a team developing Covid medicine. What an interesting and challenging career. Not only to work for yourself, but to work for society at large. In Pharmaceutical Sciences, these kinds of opportunities are immense. What could be more fruitful than to work in an industry that has grown even during the pandemic? And above all, to add further, the opportunities are immense for a Pharmacist working in India since India is the medicine hub of the globe. Every third pill consumed in the world is developed in India.  

It is a great opportunity to embark upon a career that is highly rewarding as well as satisfying. Not just does a Master’s in Pharmaceutical Science provide handsome remuneration, it is also a means to serve society. 

To help meet the need of current times, the School of Pharmaceutical Science at Apeejay Stya University offers the M. Pharmacy-Pharmaceutics programme, tailored to different aspects of the field. 

The Master of Pharmacy-Pharmaceutics programme is conducted by the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (approved by the Pharmacy Council of India) at the Apeejay Stya University (recognised by UGC).  

Students pursuing this course go through extensive training in four areas of the pharmaceutics domain, besides other domains. Professionals who are trained in these four areas are highly sought after by both industry and research organisations. 

The golden quartet of the M Pharmacy curriculum at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences is as follows: 

The curriculum of the M Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Apeejay Stya University gives an opportunity to the students to be groomed in these aspects:   

Novel Drug Delivery System   

It caters to research in the area of nanotechnology and formulation of novel drug delivery systems for targeted delivery. Here, at our university, the students are trained to formulate and analyse drug delivery systems right from inception to the final delivery route.   

Bio- Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics   

Basic understanding and advanced knowledge on innovation and new technologies in the field of Bio- Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics are provided to students so as to meet industrial requirements. We also train our students to conduct biopharmaceutics analysis to assess absorption risks/challenges.   

Drug Regulatory Affairs

It protects public health through controlling the safety and efficacy of products, including pharmaceuticals, we at SPS give exposure to our students to prepare / compile dossier for allocated products / countries, learn about preparation of CTD, ACTD Dossiers, methods to file regulatory submissions and Perform assessments of new or revised products and many more as per the requirement of Industry.   

Pharmacovigilance (PV)

It is the segment where the students are trained by industry experts on how PV professionals are working in the Pharma Industry. Practical field-based knowledge is provided to students to understand how reactions received from healthcare professionals and consumers are reported, writing and reviewing serious adverse effects reports. The knowledge of clinical Data Management databases is also provided through industry stalwarts. 

Knowledge of these four traits, besides other curriculum aspects, allows students to tailor their education even further by pursuing their research projects in any of the traits mentioned above. As a result, students graduate better prepared and more skilled to enter into the advanced field. 

The Apeejay Stya University difference: – Not only teaching but focus is on research too. 

There are numerous benefits that students pursuing M Pharmacy from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ASU can obtain. Some of the key benefits include live research projects with premier institutions, industry and premier research labs with sophisticated and State-of- the–Art equipment. Full support and guidance provided by faculty and staff on publishing research while still pursuing Post-Graduation and world-class exposure for a distinct competitive edge. 

Apart from the impressive and remunerative placements in leading names of the industry, academically inclined students are constantly encouraged to publish their research in international peer reviewed journals by the faculty. 

We provide hands-on experience for students, opportunities to students to get involved in research at all levels and organise various conferences, workshops, seminars and industrial trips. We have well-equipped infrastructure and highly trained faculty members to provide expertise to train the young minds. We are backed by the Group’s own pharmaceutical companies like Martin & Harris Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Walter Bushnell and ASG Biochem Private Limited. As our students do so well, not only academically but also at project research skill too, Pharma Companies in Delhi NCR love our students and they hand pick them not only in research projects but for jobs as well.  

To inculcate community service, our students get involved with various community service activities like health check-ups camps, educating adults, educating all for healthy living, etc. in nearby villages of the university. The budding Pharmacists get trained to transform society as a whole. 

An abundance of career options is available for a student to choose from, after completion of M. Pharmacy Programme from ASU. Some of the options include Formulation and Development, Clinical Research, Analytical Development, jobs as an IP Analyst, jobs in the government sector, Regulatory affairs, Medical writing, Pharmacovigilance, and openings in Academics, Research and as Scientific Officers. Apart from the impressive and remunerative placement in leading names of the industry, academically inclined students are constantly encouraged to publish their research in international peer reviewed journals by the faculty 

School of pharmaceutical sciences, ASU has been recognised as the best University in placement by the World Human Resource Development Congress 2021. Most of the students secure highly remunerative placements in leading pharmaceutical companies. 

Dr Anupama Diwan, Dean, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Apeejay Stya University

Affirms Surbhi Madan (M. Pharmacy batch of 2018-20), research Analyst at Mankind, Gurgaon. “Apeejay Stya University has been a great opportunity for my career. I would like to thank Dr. Anupama Diwan, Dean SPS, for providing me research facilities at the campus. The faculty members are very cooperative and taught me moral values, the outlook that I should keep for my life and for a better career” 

According to Deeksha Chauhan (M. Pharmacy 2017-19) research scientist at the Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, one of the best things she learnt at Apeejay Stya University is taking risks and responsibilities. “You make your profession proud by doing smart work in the perfect ratio. A seeker and a learner can grab the maximum from this institute. Their research lab is equipped with advanced equipment where so much can be learned.”  

“What most people don’t realise about Pharmacy,” says Dr. Diwan, “There are many different career paths for students to pursue. The pharmacy profession requires a complex and well-developed set of competencies for financially rewarding careers with opportunities for patient care, scientific research and innovation. A degree from a reputed university with practical research knowledge adds a feather in the cap to cater to the extraordinary developments happening in the field.”  

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