Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program


Foundation purpose of Pharmaceutical Technology master of science program is, to educate pharmacists who are experts on medicines, primarily on lectures of pharmaceutical technology and other disciplines in master of science, therefore the graduates would serve in industry, public associations and universities. Since Pharmaceutical Technology is a interdisciplinary area, the program admits graduates from not only faculty of pharmacy but also departments of chemistry, chemistry engineering who can also work in this field.

D.2 Qualification Awarded


Non-thesis Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification



D.4. Provisions for Registration



To be a graduate of pharmacy, chemistry and chemical engineering licence program and meet the requirements of Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences.

Scientific preparation program will be applied to the students who come from different disciplines, any lack of knowledge of these students would be resolved with licence degree lectures in the faculty of pharmacy.

Please refer to Hacettepe University Directive on Graduate Education and Exams


Section 14 ? Subsections 1-6

            The candidate should have at least a score of 60 in ALES

            The document should not be older than 3 years.

            If the candidate does not have an ALES score, a numeric GRE score  of 610 or a GMAT score of 475 is needed.


D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations


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.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning


Please refer to Hacettepe University Directive on Graduate Education and Exams

D.7. Goals and Objectives


In the light of the recent developments in formulations of drug delivery systems and pharmacy, programme aims to train and educate qualified personnel who have sufficient knowledge and skills to work in public associations of health, drug industry.

Also aims to train expert personnel who are able to handle the regulations and applications in related sectors of Turkey. Eventually it is aimed that the drug industry and associations about medicinal products and pharmacy would meet the European Union (EMA) and world standards (FDA) in every aspect (R&D, manufacturing, quality control, quality assurance, registration etc.)

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples


The graduates with the knowledge and skill background in these developments would take responsibility in industry and public associations of health.

D.13. Access to Further Studies



D.14. Profile of the Programme


"Master without thesis program with a total of thirty credits and at least ten courses, not less than 60 ETCS consists of a term project course.Selective lectures can be taken from the programs of Institute of Health Sciences and Institute of Science.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


D.16. Graduation Requirements


The requirements stated in directives of Hacettepe University Institute of Health Sciences will be applied

D.17. Education Type


1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director


Head of Pharmaceutical Technology Department: Prof. Sema √áalńĪŇü

Telephone: 0 312 305 12 41/ 305 30 11

Fax: 0 312 310 09 06