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Master of Science (M.Sc.) – Medicinal Plantation

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2 Years
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Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medicinal Plantation program offered at Apex Professional University – APU is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). 

The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Medicinal Plantation conducted by Apex Professional University has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of medicinal plants, herbal plantation, medicinal plants resource management, quality control and standardisation of herbal drugs, extraction and marketing of medicinal plants.

There is a growing trend for acquiring even a fractionate knowledge about medicinal plants for identifying and selecting these plants for the treatment of specific diseases. In recent years, the interest in medicinal plants has increased and even the citizenry from the waste have also taken this matter seriously by conducting research on plant based medicines. Expert knowledge of the morphology and the therapeutic properties of medicinal plants has led the M.Sc. Degree holders in the area of medicinal plants duly placed in the statutory bodies and pharmaceutical industries.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Upon the completion of the course student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and research skills acquired in the major specialization of pharmacy i.e pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics including cosmetology, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, biotechnology etc.
  • Plan logically synthesis, formulation, analysis, phytochemical screening and pharmacological testing of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  • Identify and solve complex pharmaceutical related problems across a broad range of application areas of pharmaceutical industries.
  • Lead actively various interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary health care teams.
  • Understand and appreciate the role of pharmacist in in the development of healthy society
  • Undertake Public Health care projects and camps for educating society about safe use of pharmaceuticals and related nutritional and environmental counseling.
  • Recognize environmental and societal factors that require intervention of pharmacists to provide optimal solutions.
  • Understand code of ethics of pharmacy in professional and social contexts that govern decision making and respect for the dignity of the patient.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with effective exchange of professional information.
  • Create, select and apply current tools and techniques of pharmacy field tools necessary for solving pharmaceutical problems.
  • Recognize the need to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change in the field of pharmacy through continuing education and research.

Career Avenues

Pharmaceutical industry of India is evolving as leading industries worldwide. It is technologically strong and totally self-reliant. Known for high spending on Research & Development, India has also become a major destination for generic drug manufacturing. A career in the pharmaceutical industry has a bright future. Pharmacy graduates can also pursue their professional career in almost all types of healthcare organizations i.e. hospitals, nursing homes, government departments, universities, research institutes etc. Some of the jobs in the pharma sector is:

  • Drug Inspector
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Drug Therapist
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Executive
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Quality Assurance Executive
  • Pharmacologist
  • Product/Process Development Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Technical Writer
  • Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Clinical Research Associate

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students

Bachelor Degree in relevant subject from UGC enlisted University or equivalent by AIU.

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program



Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.