BIOPHARMACEUTICS and PHARMACOKINETICS
Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics subdivision has been established in 1993 under the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology according to the related terms of Higher Education Law with the number 2547. The education in Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics subdivision has been continued since it has been established at the level of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. The major aim of this subdivision is to support the knowledge of pharmacists, who are experts on drugs with Biopharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics courses, to provide doctorate education for them, and further make these people serve in industry, government and universities. The Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics program governs the pharmacists and medical doctors.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Non-thesis Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 2
EQF-LLL: 7

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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  must be graduated from Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical School, to maintain the criteria according for the Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences Application Rules of Postgraduate Education

·   For the students originating from other disciplines, a preparation program will be applied. The missing parts regarding their undergraduate education will be completed from the coursed of Faculty of Pharmacy undergraduate courses.

·    must maintain the criteria according for the Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences Application Rules of Postgraduate Education

Having ALES (SAY) score type and ALES and Foreign Language base score determined by the Health Sciences Institute Board and approved by the Hacettepe University Senate http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/en/menu/ales_foreign_language_scores-252

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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Master without thesis program with a total of thirty credits and at least ten courses, not less than 60 ECTS. consists of a term project course.
Graduate students without thesis who fulfill the Graduation Requirements of the Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations are awarded a master's degree without thesis

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D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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Students are accepted according to the Hacettepe University Postgraduate Education and Exam Regulation. For detailed information, please refer to

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D.7. Goals and Objectives

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To provide enough knowledge and ability to calculate and evaluate pharmacokinetic parameters that are originating from the bioavailability parameters, to transfer knowledge on the in vitro and in vivo evaluation on modern therapeutic systems, controlled release and especially targeted systems, and biotechnology products; to train qualified personnel who has the capability to evaluate how the availability of pharmaceutical dosage forms are affected by preformulation and formulation design and perform practical application in laboratory conditions, to train qualified personnel who has the ability to evaluate statistical and mathematical capability for the evaluation of drug effectiveness and also who can effectively use softwares for this purpose.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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They may be employed in official organizations and industry on Biopharmaceutical and Pharmacokinetic topics.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA:
EQF-LLL:

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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Master without thesis program with a total of thirty credits and at least ten courses, not less than 60 ECTS. consists of a term project course.
Graduate students without thesis who fulfill the Graduation Requirements of the Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations are awarded a master's degree without thesis.

Program is composed of 15 AKTS obligatory seminar courses, 15 AKTS obligatory courses, 30 AKTS elective course, 30 AKTS semester project. Elective courses may be selected from the courses that are listed in Health and Physical Sciences Institute programs.All obligatory and elective course are listed in Course Structure Diagram. Students can take these courses in different semester with the condition of ensure of total credit requirements.

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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The postgraduate regulations which are stated on the web page of Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences will be applied. .

Hacettepe University Postgraduate Education and Exam Regulation http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/tr/menu/kanun_ve_yonetmelikler-219

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Master without thesis program with a total of thirty credits and at least ten courses, not less than 60 ECTS. consists of a term project course.
Graduate students without thesis who fulfill the Graduation Requirements of the Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations are awarded a master's degree without thesis.

http://www.saglikbilimleri.hacettepe.edu.tr/tr/menu/kanun_ve_yonetmelikler-219

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Prof. Dr. Selma Ňěahin (Head of Subdivision of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)

Telephone : 0 312 305 12 41- 0 312 310 15 24
Fax : 0 312 311 47 77
E-mail : selmas@hacettepe.edu.tr