Why Study at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences?

Our faculty and graduate students work at the exciting and ever-expanding edges of the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. They're conducting precedent-setting research with real and tangible impact in areas such as discovering and developing new drugs, improving the quality of patient care and treatment outcomes, and developing the practice of pharmacy. The work we do makes a difference in people’s lives.
 

Exceptional Leaders. Outstanding Research.

Our research-intensive MSc program offers students the opportunity to conduct outstanding research projects and receive training in a broad range of fields within the pharmaceutical sciences. We provide you with exceptional mentors and supervisors, a rigorous learning environment, and access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to conduct your research.

We accept students from a wide range of backgrounds. Students come to us with degrees in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, biotechnology, the basic and biomedical sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology), engineering (e.g., biomedical, chemical), economics and epidemiology. More than 50% of our graduate students come to us from other parts of the world, including the US and countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. We offer orientation events to help new students integrate into life here in Vancouver, as well as at UBC and within the Faculty itself. Our Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Society (PharGS) offers another fantastic way to feel at home at UBC.

Our graduate degree programs offer you enormous potential in terms of fulfilling career opportunities in industry, government and academia, as well as in other health professions.

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