Pharmacy Pharmacy
Qualification awarded: Master of Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy
Entry year: 2022
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1 year 9 months
Institute: Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies
Number of credits: 120 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Health
Specific admission requirements: None
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Nostrification is required if previous level have been received in another country. Nostrification is conducted in Lviv Polytechnic.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: The full execution of the curriculum and defense of Master's Thesis in the form of the diploma thesis (DT) or diploma project (DP)
Characteristics of the educational program: Training involves theoretical, practical and research training; the gathering and processing of materials on the topic of master's studies; preparation of scientific article to professional journal; writing of scientific reports, theses, reports, course works; summarizing the results of own research. The student must complete a training program of 90 ECTS credits, including: - Training courses - 79,5 ECTS credits; - Course works / projects - 3 ECTS credits; - Practice - 18 ECTS credits; - Execution and defense of qualifying work - 19,5 ECTS credits. Masters are training for organizational management, investment and research activities, for the prepare for teaching and scientific reserve of higher education institutions, research institutions in the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology.
Програмні результати навчання: Knowledge: - basic principles of the management of the chemical-pharmaceutical enterprise, Good Pharmaceutical Practices, basics of pharmaceutical marketing, the procedure of registration of medicinal products; - basic principles of designing chemical and pharmaceutical production, taking into account the Good Manufacturing Practice; - basics of drag design and features of technologies for obtaining medicines and veterinary drugs; - biotechnology and bioengineering methods in order to obtain biological / biotechnological products; - theoretical basics and technological methods of production of drugs in various dosage forms; - types, design features, and principles of equipment operation of pharmaceutical enterprises; - clinical and pharmaceutical aspects of drug use; - methodology of scientific research, patent database, the legislative framework in the field of intellectual property; - the manufacturing technologies and principles of the medical cosmetics using, use of plant raw materials and phytotherapeutic preparations; - the environmental aspects of pharmaceutical industries, technologies for the treatment of gas emissions and wastewater, as well as technologies for low-waste industries; - basics of the legislation of Ukraine in the field of quality control of medicines, the management system of pharmaceutical enterprises; - means of human protection and the environment from harmful factors of man-made and biological origin; - polymers for biomedical application and nanostructures as components of medicines with prolonged and controlled release and targeted drug delivery systems; - methods of solving calculation task and experimentation as a basis for scientific research and original thinking. methods of solving computational and experimental problems as a basis for research and the basis of original thinking. Skills: - to manage division of a pharmaceutical company, to analyze the economic performance of the pharmaceutical enterprise; - to apply knowledge of current legislation to develop and register a pharmaceutical enterprise, to write a business plan, to carry out marketing research; - to design a chemical-pharmaceutical enterprise taking into account the requirements of safety and GMP standards; - to carry out a step-by-step synthesis and choose the optimal parameters of the production of veterinary medicines; - to choose the way of obtaining biological/ biotechnological products; - to apply knowledge of chemical and pharmaceutical technologies for introduction into the manufacturing of medicines in various dosage forms; - to select and use equipment of pharmaceutical production; - to carry out research and use the Laws of Ukraine in the field of scientific work and intellectual property; to present scientific material in front of a professional audience; to argue the results of research; - to obtain and standardize medicines from medicinal plant raw materials; - select and implement optimal technological schemes, which provide for the disposal of hazardous waste; - ensure compliance with the rules of professional and civil safety; - to apply the requirements of the current legislation of Ukraine and knowledge of quality control systems for medicines; - to produce medical cosmetics, to control their quality; - to make the scheme of effective, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapy; - to ability to solve problems in new environments in the presence of limited information, taking into account aspects of social and ethical responsibility. - use polymers for biomedical applications and nanostructures as components of medicines; - to synthesize substances of a certain structure based on an understanding of the main biochemical processes in the body and ideas about the relationship "structure - activity". Communication: - ability to communicate, including oral and written communication in Ukrainian and foreign languages; - ability to use a variety of methods, including modern information technology, for effective communication at the professional and social levels. Autonomy and responsibility: - ability to realize the need for lifelong learning in order to deepen the acquired and acquire new professional knowledge; - ability to treat the work responsibly, to make decisions independently, to achieve the goal in compliance with the requirements of professional ethics; - ability to demonstrate an understanding of basic professional principles, occupational safety and health and their application.
Academic mobility: None, but mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with procedures of ECTS
Work placement(s): 9 credits (research practice based on the Theme of Master's Thesis). During practice students apply knowledge about synthesis of biologically active compounds, methods for their identification, computer softwares for diagnostics of biological activity for further practical application as potential drugs.
Programme director: Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Nataliya Zayarnyuk (0322582209,, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Iryna Hubytska (0322582209, ) Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. Lesya Zhurahivska (0322582209, )
Occupational profiles of graduates: Profile of program - Pharmacy Educational qualifications - Master of Pharmacy Professional qualifications: professionals in the field of pharmacy Specialist is trained for work in accordance with КВЕД ДК 009:2010: Class 21.10 Production of basic pharmaceutical products; Class 21.20 Production of pharmaceutical preparations and materials; Class 47.73 Retail sale of pharmaceutical goods in specialized stores; Class 47.74 Retail sale of medical and orthopedic goods in specialized stores.
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level
Other program features: Defense of Master's Thesis in Ukrainian and/or English language(s).