Master of Pharmacy

(Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry)

Master of Pharmacy in Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry is a postgraduate Pharmacy course. The course covers all the aspects of the two fields pharmacognosy and phytochemistry. Pharmacognosy plays a major role in the herbal drug industry. Pharmacognosy deals with phytochemical tests and the manufacturing and analysis of herbal drugs, which have a wider scope in the R&D department of the pharma industry. Phytochemistry is the study of phytochemicals which are chemicals derived from plants.

Course entails the development of new analytical methods using sophisticated instruments like HPLC, FTIR and HPTLC to check the quality and quantity of crude drugs and their finished formulation. The programme covers subjects like DRA & IPR, Modern Analytical Techniques (UV, IR, NMR, MASS, HPLC etc), Pharmaceutical Biostatistics & Computer applications, which makes the programme unique in its kind.