Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
The course trains for the profession as community and hospital pharmacist as well as for medical information (REP). In particular, the course aims to train professionals able to satisfy the needs and requests of the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical devices and food supplements industry, as well as the requests of public and private institutions involved in health research and regulation.
Therefore, such a multidisciplinary degree aims to provide:
1) a preparation on the basic sciences (mathematical, physical, chemical, biological, medical sciences) necessary to acquire solid theoretical and practical skills to support specific disciplines characterizing the course
2) knowledge on medicinal chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology to allow the design and development of novel biologically active molecules
3) knowledge on pharmaceutical technology to allow the design, the development and the quality control of drug dosage forms and healthy products.
4) knowledge ofnnational and international legislation regarding drugs and healthy products;
5) operational skills, needed to address researches in the fields characterizing the degree course, through educational activities related to the thesis;
6) useful knowledge to carry out professional pharmaceutical services under the National Health Service through the practical training activity, according to 85/432 / EEC law.
Application and admission: Limited enrolment with admission test (TOLC-F, CISIA OnLine Test), which will give rise to a merit ranking.
The admission to the course in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology is given after the participation at the TOLC F test. The TOLC-F is an online test provided by CISIA (https://www.cisiaonline.it/ ). It can be held at the University of Milan or at any other available Italian universities, as indicated in the calendar https://tolc.cisiaonline.it/calendario.php
Enrolment procedures and deadlines will be indicated in the call for applications and will be published on the University website at https://www.unimi.it/it/studiare/immatricolarsi-e-iscriversi. Only students placed in the merit ranking list can enrol on the course in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology.
In details, TOLC-F must be taken by:
1. Holders of an upper secondary school degree or other equivalent qualification obtained abroad;
2. students enrolled in degree courses of the University of Milan or of other Italian (connected) or foreign (connected) Universities;
3. graduates in Italian or foreign Universities.
Exemption from TEST TOLC-F is granted for:
1. students already enrolled in Pharmacy or in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology course at University of Milan or others, only if they have taken all the exams, expressed out of 30, foreseen in the first year of the respective study program;
2. students already enrolled in the degree course in Pharmacy or in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology course at University of Milan who took the admission test in the previous academic years, even if they haven’t acquired credits foreseen in the first year of the study program;
3. Graduates in Pharmacy from any University and graduates in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (five-year) of the University of Milan;
4. Graduates in Pharmacy from foreign universities;
5. Non-EU citizens residing abroad can be selected with a specific procedure, even for only qualifications.
Students (maximum 30) who do not pass the admission test can enrol to single courses, according with University regulation and in order to acquire credits useful in case of enrolment in a degree course, after passing the test entry, when applicable.
ADDITIONAL LEARNING OBLIGATIONS
Freshmen who have obtained a score lower than 4 in the Basic Mathematics module of the TOLC-F test will be assigned Additional Learning Obligations (OFA). These obligations can be met by attending support activities organized by the University of Milan in the period October-December, followed by a recovery test.
If obligations are not fulfilled, students will not be able to take the Mathematics exam.
· Erasmus + Placement Programme, and Erasmus Mundus at Universities/Institutions partners in Europe and in the Balkans;
· stages at i) Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Minnesota US; ii) Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, Japan
Activities: the mobility is directed to attending courses, research internships and training in Hospital Pharmacy.
The Erasmus Programme + Placement offers the opportunity to play an internship abroad in enterprises or other organizations.
Universities and partner Companies offer the opportunity to carry out researches in a wide range of scientific topics characterizing the Course of Study. For detailed informations on the host institution and fields of studies, see the following web site: https://www.unimi.it/en/education/pharmaceutical-chemistry-and-technolo….
Procedure for the recognition of abroad studies. Every student must define the activity and the number of CFU in his/her Learning Agreement according to the following rules:
-an academic year: 60 credits;
-an academic semester: 30 credits;
-an academic quarter: 20 CFU.
-Internship in Hospital pharmacy could not be longer than for 4-months corresponding to 20 CFU. This activity follows the rules of the prerequisites reported in the Manifesto.
Recognition of the abroad studies: students must acquire at least 70% of the credits specified in the Learning Agreement. For thesis/internship researches, the student must acquire all the credits reported in the Learning Agreement.
Incentives: An additional score (1-3 points depending on the duration of the study period, the amount of credits attained and the obtained results) will be proposed by the tutor and awarded by the thesis committee to the students who have satisfactorily accomplished the training program.
Mandatory for laboratory courses; strongly recommended for other teaching courses
- Segreteria Studenti
Via Celoria 18, Milano
+3902 503 25032
- Tutor per la mobilità internazionale e lERASMUS: Prof.ssa Francesca Clerici
Via Venezian, 21
+3902 503 14472
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- Tutor per trasferimenti e riconoscimento crediti: Prof.ssa Francesca Selmin
Via Colombo, 71
+3902 503 24645
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- Vice-presidente del Collegio Didattico Interdipartimentale: Prof.ssa Donatella Caruso
Via Balzaretti, 9
+3902 503 18323
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The tuition fees for students enrolled in Bachelor's, Master's and single-cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments with different calculation methods and payment schedules:
- The amount of the first instalment is the same for all students
- The amount of the second instalment varies according to the ISEE University value, the degree programme and the student status (on track / off track for one year or off track for more than a year)
- An additional fee is due for online programmes
The University also offers:
- Concessions for students meeting high merit requirements
- Diversified tuition fees according to the student's home country for international students with assets/income abroad
- Concessions for international students with refugee status
Scholarships and benefits
The University provides a range of financial benefits to students meeting special requirements (merit, financial or personal conditions, international students).
Admission, ranking and enrolment