Why PharmChem?

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program leads to an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Arts and Science.  This subject combines knowledge of the biological, medical and physical sciences in the study of the scientific aspect of drug therapy. The emphasis is on the chemical nature of the reactions and interactions involved in drug therapy.

The program is offered jointly by the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto.  Students in the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program will receive a solid background in physical, organic and analytical chemistry, and will also learn the fundamental aspects of the synthesis, manufacture, use and mode of action of drugs

Students who successfully complete this program will receive a Bachelor of Science degree from the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Prospective students interested in pursuing graduate studies in this field should refer to the Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program for more information.

To learn more about the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program, and how to apply, visit the link below!

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Admission Requirements and Application Process
Learn about how to apply to the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program.
Program Requirements
Learn more about how the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialist program is structured.
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Disciplines
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Professional Experience Year Co-op Program (PEY Co-op)
Learn more about the optional 12 or 16-month paid co-op program available to Pharmaceutical Chemistry students.