[ Faculty Of Pharmacy ]

MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences

MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences Student Pharmacy LIMU

Program Vision

To enable the Libyan International Medical University (LIMU) to occupy a regionally advanced position in the fields of postgraduate pharmaceutical education, research, and community services by presenting the fundamental scientific principles and recent advances of Pharmaceutical Sciences theoretically and practically.

Program Mission

To provide students with knowledge and skills needed to expand their career opportunities in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and to fulfill community needs.

Program Aims

  • Appling knowledge and skills relevant to careers in pharmaceutical sciences such as pharmaceutical industry, regulatory affairs, pharmacovigilance, drug formulation, marketing biotechnological companies, chemical and biochemical industries, and quality assurance departments.
  • Pursuing research at higher levels including Ph.D. in any branch of the pharmaceutical sciences.

Program Admission

  • The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, or PharmD.
  • The applicant must: Pass the personal interview and provide evidence of English Language proficiency and ability to use basic computer functions.
  • Required documents: Batchelor degree certificate (original and copy), Birth certificate, National ID number, A copy of the passport page showing the student’s information, Certificate of good conduct, 2 recommendation letters, permission letter from the applicant’s employer, Health certificate and 4 personal photos).

Program Study Plan

Course Code No.

Course Title

Credit Hours (ECTS)

Term 1
3601 Basic Molecular Biology 5
3602 Principles of Pharmacology 10
3603 Pharmaceutical Preformulation 10
3604 Medicinal and Bio-structural Chemistry I 10
3605 Clinical Drug Development 5
Term 2
3606 Advanced Pharmacology 10
3607 Techniques and Methods of Drug Analysis 10
3608 Advanced Drug Delivery Systems 10
3609 Medicinal and Bio-structural Chemistry II 10
Term 3

(General courses block)



Communication skills

Writing and research methodologies

and (Project placement)

Term 4
3611 Research Project 25

Program Graduation requirements

The MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences is awarded after successful completion of all courses and passing a thesis defence, while fulfilling the general and compulsory requirements of graduation at the university.

useful forms

Master’s student contract
Appointment of a supervisor
Thesis Review
Thesis Validity for Discussion
Evaluation form to the Examinations Committee
Release from LIMU
Approving a thesis plan