Pharmaceuticals technologies

8.226.01 Pharmaceuticals technologies
Qualification awarded: Master of Pharmacy
Entry year: 2017
Mode of study: part
Program duration: 1.5 years
Institute: Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies
Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: Second (Master) level, 7-th level of NQF, EHEA second Cycle
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. Mechanisms of recognition of non-formal education and informal are absent.
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 - 57 ECTS credits; - Course works / projects - 3 ECTS credits; - Practice - 9 ECTS credits; - Execution and defense of qualifying work - 21 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.
Gained competence: – methods of synthesis of drug substances of pharmaceuticals; – properties of a variety of medicinal forms and pharmaceutical products, methods of their standardization and control; – fundamentals of legislation of Ukraine in the field of quality control of medicines; – theoretical basics of processes and technologies of production and application of pharmaceutical products, including medicines from plant and animal materials, safety and environmental aspects of these productions; – design of production and ancillary facilities of chemical and pharmaceutical industries in the system of good manufacturing practices, principles of layout of technological equipment.
– apply scientific knowledge from the chemical and pharmaceutical technologies to implementation in modern production; – implement management of industries in conditions of market economy; – exploit equipment of modern pharmaceutical production; – correspond to the demands of the State Pharmacopoeia of Ukraine, industry standards concerning production, control and use of the final product; – provide compliance with rules and regulations of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, fire protection; – organize and carry out scientific research.
– ability to use theoretical knowledge and practical skills in choosing optimal methods for obtaining pharmaceutical products of appropriate quality; – ability to use professional and specialized knowledge and practical skills to solve specific problems of chemical and pharmaceutical technologies; – ability to use a systematic approach for developing technologies of pharmaceutical industries of medicinal substances in different medicinal forms; – ability to develop technologies of preparations from natural raw materials, veterinary and medicinal cosmetic products; – ability to choose the way of further improvement of their skills.
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. 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: Programs of advanced training and/or continuing of education at third education and research level (Ph.D. programs in pharmacy, management and administration, entrepreneurship).
Other program features: Defense of Master's Thesis in Ukrainian and/or English language(s).