Department of Medicinal and Life Science Overview

(Four-year course of study)

Research Areas and Focuses

“Pharmacy” is used here as a collective term encompassing the range of scientific disciplines which relate to the creation and manufacture of pharmaceuticals, as well as the technical expertise associated with pharmaceutical agents. Pharmaceutical creation and manufacturing are areas focused on developing new therapeutic agents. Students will be equipped with the skills required for appropriate pharmaceutical use within a medical setting to maximize drug effectiveness and minimize side effects. All students will pursue research in the necessary fields.

Key Departmental Characteristics

The Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences seeks to produce researchers and technicians who will advance the frontiers of drug discovery.

Key Learning Characteristics

Students in the Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences will pursue a thorough, basic education; a specialized education relating to drug discovery; and a specialized pharmaceutical education which is built on drug effects-related informatics.