M.Sc. (Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology) Programme
The pharmaceutical industry has been one of the fastest growing industries in Singapore for the past five years, and pharmaceutical industry is the main driving force for the growth of Singapore biomedical sciences. As observed in 2006, pharmaceutical industry has achieved an astonishing 34.5% growth in manufacturing output which amounted to S$20 billion and it has created more than 4000 jobs. A survey of the growing pharmaceutical industry reveals a constant and strong demand for skilled workforce in the area of formulation science, product quality assurance and regulatory compliance. The National University of Singapore's Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology programme aims to address this gap in manpower training.
Prospective students who are already working or aspiring to enter the pharmaceutical industry are invited to apply for enrolment in this programme. Currently, the programme is only available in part-time mode and students are allowed to complete the course in four years. Upon graduation, the graduates are capable of contributing in various aspects of pharmaceutical industry, ranging from manufacturing, processing, formulation, regulatory compliance, and quality assurance of pharmaceutical ingredients and finished products. The graduates will be equipped with knowledge and skills in formulating and processing of chemical and biological drugs into various pharmaceutical dosage forms; in addition, they will be familiar with the regulatory and quality compliance of pharmaceutical products.
Click here to see our first three graduates from the pioneer cohort of the MSc(PST) programme
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