Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENGP010 STARTER LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
BEGINNER (CEFR Level A1 - Breakthrough) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type; will introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; will interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
ENGP020 ELEMENTARY LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
ELEMENTARY (CEFR Level A2 - Waystage) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP030 PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
PRE-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level A2+) LEVEL represents a strong Waystage performance. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP040 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B1 – Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP050 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE PLUS (CEFR Level B1+ - Strong Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP060 UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B2 - Vantage) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation; will interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party; will produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
ENGP070 ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
ADVANCED (CEFR Level C1 – Effective Operational) LEVEL is in the group of Proficient User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning; will express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; will use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; will produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
PHAR601 ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
The research methods course introduces student to principal and modern concepts of research. This course helps the student to build an analytical and systematic link between theory and practice. Students will be able to develop skills in carrying out literature search using electronic databases, catalogues and print media using proper referencing methods, conduct preliminary literature review, familiarize in experimental methods as well as practice analyzing and interpreting data. Students are expected to recognise the significance of technological innovations, professional and ethical responsibilities in research. Students will be able to analyze and present research results in writing and in oral presentations as well as understanding scope and limits of qualitative and qualitative research methodologies.
PSCI601 MOLECULAR APPROACHES IN PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 8
The research methods course introduces student to principal and modern concepts of research. This course helps the student to build an analytical and systematic link between theory and practice. Students will be able to develop skills in carrying out literature search using electronic databases, catalogues and print media using proper referencing methods, conduct preliminary literature review, familiarize in experimental methods as well as practice analyzing and interpreting data. Students are expected to recognise the significance of technological innovations, professional and ethical responsibilities in research. Students will be able to analyze and present research results in writing and in oral presentations as well as understanding scope and limits of qualitative and qualitative research methodologies.
PSCIXX1 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
PSCIXX2 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
PSCI602 ADVANCED PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 8
This multidisciplinary, integrated course, introduces the students to the modern concepts and applications used in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences. This course, focused on principles of carrying out laboratory based, molecular, basic research, covers main techniques and technologies used in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences as well as providing information on their daily use in research labs. Students are expected to learn and effectively used several search portals to access prominent papers in the field and read/reference/present the discussed techniques/discoveries effectively. They are also expected to write and present research proposals covering the discussed techniques and topics as well as evaluating their and their peers’ work critically.
PSCI690 SEMINAR 0 1 0 8
In the seminar course, students are expected to carry out literature review on the particular subject they are planning to develop their theses on. Students are expected to use published research articles and the electronic databases that they are presented on efficiently and excell at reaching the information needed to carry out a successful research project. While carrying out literature review, students will also be trained on forming a hypothesis and gaining critical thinking skills to reach the ability in critically evaluating both published and ongoing work as well as the project that they will be working on to complete their theses. The seminar course will introduce the students with scientific writing skills as well as enhancing their presentation skills in group setting.
PSCIXX3 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
PSCIXX4 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
PSCI600 THESIS 0 0 0 30
This course includes supervisor independent research on a topic agreed between the student and the supervisor (a faculty member) that is also approved by the Administrative Committee of the institution of Graduate studies. Research leads to production of a thesis. It must provide contributions to the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Student must register to this course on no later than the fourth semester of his/her PhD. study. Thesis will be evaluated by a jury of five members of the university and two from other universities. The jury will decide if the subject is relevant to overall aims and objectives of the program and if the university facilities can cover the whole process.
PSCI650 QUALIFYING EXAM 0 0 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS