Program Catalog

Pharmaceutical Sciences - Master’s Degree and Doctorate

 

ADMISSION

The enrollment periods, the selection form and its criteria will be made available in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FCF) portal - http://www.fcf.unicamp.br/

 

POSTGRADUATE COMMITTEE (CPG)

Jörg Kobarg, Coordinator

Karina Cogo Müller, Full Member

Daniel Fábio Kawano, Full Member

Marcelo Lancellotti, Full Member

Gislaine Ricci Leonardi, Deputy Member

Effective Student Representative -

Deputy Student Representative -

Karen Oliveira de Almeida, Secretary

 

EVALUATION AND RECOGNITION

The Master’s Degree and Doctorate courses in Pharmaceutical Sciences have received grade 4 related to the Evaluation of Proposals for New Postgraduate Courses awarded by CAPES.

 

AREA OF KNOWLEDGE

Pharmaceutical Sciences - Natural, Biotechnological and Synthetic Pharmaceutical Ingredients - Master’s Degree and Doctorate

 

REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN THE QUALIFICATION

Foreign Language Skills

Presenting proficiency in English language, through specific proficiency tests (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) or a proficiency exam offered by the postgraduate program.

Qualification Exam

Passing the Prior Analysis of the Dissertation and the Qualification Exam, to be conducted until the end of the first 12 months attended by the Master’s Degree students and until the end of the first 24 months attended by the Doctorate students.

Thesis/Dissertation Presentation

Passing the public presentation of the thesis or dissertation. In the case of Doctorate students, they must also present a minimum of one (1) scientific article extracted from the Doctoral Thesis, published or submitted in an indexed journal, preferably international, with a selective editorial policy;

Completion

Master’s

The minimum and maximum lengths for the Master’s Degree Course are 12 and 24 months, respectively.

In order to obtain the qualification of Master’s Degree in Sciences Master's, larger area of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Natural, Biotechnological and Synthetic Pharmaceutical Ingredients, the student should complete a total of 12 credits in classes and be approved at the Dissertation defense.

Doctorate

The minimum and maximum lengths for the Doctorate Course are 24 and 48 months, respectively.

In order to obtain the qualification of Doctor of Science, larger area of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Natural, Biotechnological and Synthetic Pharmaceutical Ingredients, the student should: I - complete a total of 20 credits in classes. For the student who completed the Master’s Degree course at UNICAMP and would like to join a Doctorate Course, the common subjects to both Master’s and Doctorate courses will not be taken again, as long as they are approved by the CPG, with the student being dismissed from the corresponding credits; II - Pass the Thesis presentation; III - Present a minimum of one (1) scientific article extracted from the Doctorate Thesis, published or submitted to an indexed journal, preferably international, with a selective editorial policy, in the required format.

 

Activities and classes from the Master’s Degree and Doctorate program

Mandatory Activity

AA001 - Master’s Degree Dissertation

AA002 -  Doctoral Thesis

 

Compulsory Classes

The student must obtain 3 credits among the compulsory classes listed below, chosen in common agreement with their advisor

CF001 – Ethics and Bioethics

CF002 – Applied Statistics

CF003 – General Seminars

Elective Classes

The student must obtain 9 credits (Master’s Degree) or 17 credits (Doctorate) among the elective classes listed below, chosen in common agreement with their advisor

CF004 - Transition from postgraduate programs to the labor market

CF005 - Preparation and Writing of Scientific Papers and Scientific Investigation Methodology

CF006 – Development of pharmaceutical forms

CF011 - Formulation of Cosmetic Products and Dermocosmetics

CF013 – Emergency Toxicological Analyses

CF014 – Toxicology and Forensic Chemistry

CF015 - Biomembranes

CF016 - Planning and Experimental Optimization applied to pharmaceutical development.

CF017 - Molecular Biology: From fundamentals to applications in the pharmaceutical area

CF018 - Mechanism of cellular signaling in health and in disease

CF020 - Ingredient standardization bases from natural products

CF021 - Isolation and Identification of active ingredients

CF022 - Validation of extraction methods & chromatographic analyses

CF023 – UV, IV, RMN1H, RMN13C Analysis Spectrometric Methods and mass spectrometry

CF024 - Mass Spectrometry applied in the elucidation of Biomarkers in the Medical, Pharmaceutical and Food areas

CF025 - Preformulation and medicine stability studies

CF026 - Modern Analytical Methods Applied to pharmaceutical product Analysis

CF027 - Biosafety and Good Laboratory Practices

CF028 - Pharmaceutical Ingredient and Product Quality Control

CF029 - Antimicrobials and bacterial resistance mechanisms

CF030 - Rational Approaches for Drug Planning

CF031 – Special topics in specific drugs delivery systems

CF033 – Pharmacotherapy Update

CF034 – Molecular targets for drug development

CF035 - Stability of pharmaceutical products and cosmetics