Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS
Bachelor; Master Degree | 10 Semesters | 300 ECTS
National access competition/tender:
Having completed the 12th grade;
A grade higher than 95 points (range 0-200), in the following entrance exams:
02- Biology and Geology
In accordance with Decree 401/2007, of April 5.
Special competition/tender for those over the age of 23:
On completing 23 years of age by the 31st of December of the preceding year
Those not entitled access to higher education (if they have undertaken and been approved in the entrance test for the college they want to enter, they are entitled to the referred access).
Special competition/tender for higher education graduates and Diplomas in Specialized Technology:
(In accordance with Decree-Law No. 393-B/99, of 2 October;
In accordance with Ordinance No. 854-A/99, of 4 October;
In accordance with Decree-Law No. 88/2006, of May 23).
Have completed a total of 300 ECTS
The pharmaceutical profession is determinedly focused on the patient and on medication, and it is expected that this represents the main direction of professional expertise in the years to come. Indeed, the final report of the WHO Consultative Group on the Role of the Pharmacist: Preparing the Future Pharmacist - Curriculum Development (Vancouver, 1997) clearly points to the educational and professional valences of the future - the purported pharmacist of the "seven stars", in which each star corresponds to the performance of specific skills, which are widely developed in the competencies of this cycle.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
The Integrated Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences is organized and boasts of teaching body that is capable of endowing the students with the necessary competencies in order to:
disseminate and systematize the concepts that are fundamental to the practice of the pharmaceutical profession including aspects related to the legislation and good practice standards for pharmaceutical and laboratory purposes (clinical and industrial)
provide updated teaching of the major areas of knowledge underlying pharmaceutical practices in the area of the Community Pharmacy
provide updated teaching of the major areas of knowledge underlying pharmaceutical practices in the area of the Hospital Pharmacy
provide updated teaching of the major areas of knowledge underlying pharmaceutical practices in the area of the Industrial Pharmacy (development, quality control, marketing and merchandising)
provide updated teaching of the major areas of knowledge underlying pharmaceutical practices in the area of Clinical and Chemical-Biological Analysis
provide baseline information essential to the pharmaceutical practices in key matters such as, pharmaco-vigilance, pharmaco-epidemiology, prevention and detection of adverse reactions, participation in programs of Clinical Nutrition, monitoring the pharmacokinetics of drugs, in what regards the objective and independent information transmitted to the prescribing doctor and the counselling and information transmitted to patients, as well as the pharmaco-economics, thus contributing to the sensible use of medicines
Specialization and post-graduate programmes, including 3rd cycle programmes related to doctoral studies.
The professionals trained at the Lusophone University (¿Universidade Lusófona¿) are capable of performing the tasks of a pharmacist in different areas, from the Community Pharmacy to the Hospital Pharmacy, to the galenical and chemical development in the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries, to the management and commercial promotion of pharmaceutical products and chemicals and, to Clinical Chemical-Biological Analysis, in addition to simultaneously generating favourable conditions to broaden the graduate students¿ academic knowledge on the one hand and their know-how on the level of a specialist post-graduate course, on the other.
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