Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

University of Lahore

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program is the highest academic degree that requires extended study, innovation, creative and intellectual effort. The need, value and worth of knowledge, expertise, professional skills and new research techniques are going to reshape the pharmacy education. In this era, this is a paramount requirement to gain full benefits from the advancement and development of research. Currently the Department offers the Ph.D. degree, with no terminal Masters Degree option. The general objective of graduate training in pharmaceutical chemistry is to provide students with a solid background in the discipline and in-depth experience in a specific area of research. Research in pharmaceutical chemistry encompasses a broad spectrum of activities including studies pursuant to investigations of the interaction of both drugs and toxic substances with biological systems, and the relationship of chemical structure and dynamics to biological effect and function.

Degree

Requirements

18 Years of Education / M.Phil in relevant field Minimum 3.0 (4.00) CGPA

Why this

Degree

Our aim is to offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, academia or in primary/secondary care. The department has 5 full-time PhD doctors with 2 being HEC recognized supervisors. The faculty in pharmaceutical chemistry offer diverse opportunities for study and research at the interface between chemistry and biology with emphasis on issues of biomedical importance. These include biochemistry, pharmacology and molecular biology which is important in the rapidly evolving, multidisciplinary biomedical arena.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research Methodology 2 2
2    
2
Battery of Pharmacological Tests to Discover New molecules and Methods and Techniques Applied to Establish Pharmacological Activities in various Classes of Drugs
2    
3
Metabolic Disorders
3    
4
Seminar
1    
5
Statistical/ Computer Applications
1    
 
   

 

Semester 2

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Learning of Various Analytical Research Techniques
2

2
Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Drugs employed to Treat Epidemic/Pandemic/Endemic
3

3
Role of Herbal/ or Alternative Therapies in treating ailment
2

4
Literature Retrieval/ Learning of Synopsis writing
1

5
Seminar 1







 

Semester 3

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research Work and Thesis
7







 

Semester 4

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research Work and Thesis
7




 

Semester 5

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research Work and Thesis 8







 

Semester 6

SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1
Research Work and Thesis
8








Offered at Campuses

Fact File

 

 

3 Years

5 PhD faculty members, 2 HEC recognized Supervisors

Highly equipped research Laboratories


 

Program Recognition