Learning outcomes

The master is able to do independent pharmaceutical research.

1. The master is able to recognize, describe, analyze and solve complex pharmaceutical problems and is able to gather necessary knowledge/information for a problem.

2. The master is able to evaluate medical-pharmaceutical literature and works at an international level.

3. The master is able to think up, carry out and interpret a relevant scientific experiment for a pharmaceutical problem and reports on it orally and in writing.

The master has advanced knowledge and skills related to the characteristics of drugs and the biological system on which they act.

4. The master knows the structure-activity relation of medicines, including physicochemical aspects and molecular mechanisms.

5. The master has thorough knowledge of the methods of the therapeutic use of drugs and of their administration.

6. The master has the skills for lifelong learning in order to maintain a good professional level.

The master has excellent competences in the field of the development, analysis, production and preparation of drugs.

7. The master knows how to use the methods for perfecting and preparing the administration of drugs and in this he/she respects the quality requirements.

8. The master understands the formulation of drugs.

9. The master applies statutory demands for packing, conserving and delivering drugs.

The master has a thorough knowledge of and insight in drug development.

10. The master can guide the different phases of pre-clinical and clinical studies of potential drugs.

11. The master has advanced knowledge and skills about the spectroscopic characterization of active elements.

12. The master has the required knowledge and skills for the industrial preparation of drugs.

13. The master masters the methods for analysis of drugs and ingredients and can validate them. He can also qualify the equipment.

14. The master can use the rationale and the strategies of molecular biology in research, development and production of drugs.

15. The master has experience in working in a research environment.

The master should be able to provide patients and health care workers with information and advice on the use and choice of drugs.

16. The master makes a critical analysis of every prescription, if necessary takes appropriate action, recognizes and takes into consideration various personal factors.

17. The master gives appropriate advice on the use of drugs, both self-medication and prescription drugs. He/She brings about therapy loyalty and stimulates the rational use of drugs.

18. From the supply of self-medication drugs the master chooses the most suitable ones for the patient.

19. The master is skilled in oral communication in the interaction between pharmacist and patient.

The master has the professional skills to function as a pharmacist.

20. The master knows the role of the pharmacist in health care.

21. The master is able to collaborate with fellow-pharmacists and other care workers such as doctors, dentists and nursing staff.

22. The master applies regulations in relation to pharmaceutical legislation and to social security.

23. The master manages pharmaceutical ethics.