The Master of Science in Pharmacy (MScPhm) is offered as a full-time program spanning 24 months or as a part-time program spanning up to 48 months. The structure of the program is broken out into three sections: coursework, clinical practicum, and research project. A total of 8 months is devoted to each section.
Visit our course descriptions section to learn more about core foundational courses in the MScPhm program.
- Clinical Practice
- Core foundational course: PHM1143H, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Leadership
- Clinical practicum at practice site of primary graduate supervisor
- Note: Part-time students are required to spend 8 months (cumulative) in-person at the clinical practice site to complete Clinical Practica I and II. Time spent at the clinical practice site will be scheduled in full-time blocks no less than 4 months long. In-person activities at the site may be divided between Clinical and Research Practica.
- Core foundational course: PHM1141H, Introduction to Education Theory, Practice, and Scholarship
- Apply principles of pedagogy to communicate ideas and scientific evidence in didactic and experiential settings
- Core foundational course: PHM1142H, Methods for Patient-Focused and Pharmacy Practice Research
- Research Practicum in research area of primary graduate (co-)supervisor(s)
- Note: Part-time students are required to spend 4 months (cumulative) in-person at the clinical practice site to complete the Research Practicum. Time spent at the clinical practice site will be scheduled in full-time blocks no less than 4 months long. In-person activities at the site may be divided between Clinical and Research Practica.
Notably, leadership is a core component throughout the program.
MScPhm students have the opportunity to complete program requirements on a flexible schedule. Examples of possible schedules for full-time students are presented below. The schedules for part-time students will be developed by the MScPhm student and their supervisor.