Degrees in Pharmacy

Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy can be gained in 3 years (180 ects). As the degree gives a qualification to work as a pharmacist the studies are focused in practical training in pharmacy including lot of practical training and exercises.

Master’s Degree in Pharmacy includes 180 ects of bachelor’s studies and 120 ects of master’s studies. After bachelor’s studies Master’s degree can be gained in two years. In Master’s Degree instruction the needs of Pharmacies, pharmaceutical industry, authorities and society are taken into consideration. Master’s degree creates a good basis for scientific post-graduate studies.                   

Graduated students from both programmes are licenced by The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira) to work in the fields of Medicines Supply, such as pharmacies, pharmaceutical industry, research and teaching or official functions.

Degree in Toxicology:

Master’s Degree Programme in General Toxicology is a 2-year programme and leads to a degree of Master’s in Science. The aims of the programme are to provide toxicologists with expertise in human chemical risk assessment and related tasks for work in industry (pharmaceutical and chemical industry) and national and local administration. Toxicologists are also needed in basic and applied scientific research. Master’s programme is also a pathway leading through later PhD studies to more challenging international tasks.


The School of Pharmacy offers postgraduate studies to gain following degrees: Licentiate of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Science.