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MScMedicinal Chemistry

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Tuition fee €4,000.00 per year

Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, China, Moldova, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan may apply for special scholarships.
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens may apply for tuition fee free places.
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Application fee €100.00 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

Course code 628F10001
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Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies.

Top reasons to study at KTU:

1. Study programme is implemented together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences using the latest equipment, laboratories and software of 2 universities and Santaka valley.

2. Both graduates from chemistry and medicine can deepen knowledge in the development of new medicaments.

3. Outstanding links with local industry and academic partners for cooperative placement, collaborative research and academic mobility.

Programme structure

Development of pharmaceutical preparations and technologies
Development of medicines
Selected sections of medicinal chemistry
Pharmaceutical physical chemistry
Pharmaceutical biotechnology

Understanding and application of the principles of instrumental analysis
Analytical and preparative chromatography
Spectroscopy of organic compounds

Medicines’ quality control
Pharmaceutical chemistry
Molecular microbiology

Ability to plan work, make conclusions and summarise the achieved results
Scientific research placement
Research work
Master’s degree final project

Career opportunities

Graduates can be employed at pharmaceutical companies or institutions related to the research of pharmaceutical preparations.

_“UAB “Valentis” is a part of international group of companies, which are active in all stages of
the development of medicines: starting with development of preparation, its registration, production, and finishing with its selling and pharmacovigilance. RTD activities and production performed in Lithuania needs highly qualified and creative employees. After review of the scheduled main results of these studies, it can be concluded that specialists of medicinal chemistry will have a good theoretical preparation and will be able to apply their knowledge in practice. It is very likely that interdisciplinary nature of the preparation of specialists will enable a more versatile implementation of their ideas.”_– UAB “Valentis”, Member of the Board, Vaidotas Deveikis.

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Application start
Dec 1, 2017
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Apply now! Spring semester 2017/18
Application deadline
Nov 30, 2017 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

for TRANSFER (only transfer students are accepted)

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States