M.Pharm Specialization areas and career potential


Those who want to pursue M.Pharm course can take specialization in streams like Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy, Quality Assurance, Industrial Pharmacy and Medicinal Chemistry. The advantage of doing specialization is that aspirants can pursue Ph.D in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management after M.Pharm course. There are also job opportunities available in public and private sector firms like Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited (BCPL), National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (IDPL) for M.Pharm graduates.

Specialization areas in M.Pharm

  • M.Pharm in Biopharmaceutics
  • M.Pharm in Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • M.Pharm in Biotechnology
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • M.Pharm in Medicinal Natural Products
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • M.Pharm in Bulk Drugs
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance
  • M.Pharm in Industrial Pharmacy
  • M.Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Administration
  • M.Pharm in Medicinal Chemistry
  • M.Pharm in Drug Discovery and Development
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • M.Pharm in Pharmacology
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Marketing Management
  • M.Pharm in Phytopharmaceuticals and Natural products
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • M.Pharm in Quality Assurance
  • M.Pharm in Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • M.Pharm in Pharmacy Practice
  • M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

Scope of taking specialization in M.Pharm

By taking specialization in any specific area while doing M.Pharm, one can focus to make a career in field like Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Drug Discovery and Development. Another benefit of taking specialization is that aspirants can look for teaching jobs in both government and private pharmacy colleges.

M.Pharm in Quality Assurance course can help students opt for job of Quality Assurance Health Manager or Quality Control Manager in reputed firms like Cipla, Ranbaxy, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Limited etc. After completing this course, one can find the job of Quality Assurance Manager or Quality Control Executive in public sector undertakings like Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Limited (BCPL), Rajasthan Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (RDPL) and Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited (IDPL) too.

Those who possess M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Pharmacognosy/ Medicinal Chemistry can join as Project Assistant in National Botanical Research Institute of CSIR. Remuneration offered for this post is Rs. 12,000 per month. After M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, one can pursue Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and join Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) as Research Associate.

After completing M.Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy, one can work as Clinical Research Associate or Clinical Pharmacist in clinical research laboratories like Accutest Research Laboratories Private Limited. M.Pharm graduates in Drug Regulatory Affairs can find the job of Drug Regulatory Affairs Manager in companies like Novartis India Limited.

On successful completion of M.Pharm course in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, one can pursue Ph.D in corresponding stream and find the job of Research Associate in research institutes like National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER). After getting into the post of Research Associate in NIPER, one can earn a salary of Rs. 16,000 per month.



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2 Responses to “M.Pharm Specialization areas and career potential”

  1. 2

    respected sir/mam among pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry which subject offer more scope for career.

  2. 1

    Hi sir/ma’m. I want to know thwt in which specialisaton in m.pharm there will be more oppurtunities?