Pharmaceutical Analysis

Code P5206 Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • Form of study: full time / combined
  • Form of entrance exam: oral
  • Number of accepted students: 2/1

Content of the entrance examination

Oral exam from the instrumental methods used in qualitative and quantitative analysis, the basic knowledge of chemical analysis, pharmacopoeial analytical methods for evaluation of drugs.
English language exam for English language knowledge assessment (C1 at least).

Additional conditions for the bonus (practice)

Successfully completed university studies at the pharmaceutical faculty or faculty with chemical or natural science focus (rated 2 points).
The level of diploma thesis performed at analytical related workplace (rated 3 points).

Indication of the supposed training center and the approval of a specific supervisor with the management of the planned doctoral project (rated max. 5 points).

Criteria for the evaluation examination

  1. Professional knowledge level – reviewed on answers to questions stated in General content of entrance exam (max. up to 10 points)
  2. Submitted doctoral project – complexity of project, modern methodical access to solution and project continuation of actually solved topics in appropriate field of study are evaluated (max. up to 10 points)

The minimum admission limit is 20 points.

The Dean decides to accept the applicant(s) who have fulfilled the conditions of the admission procedure and, according to the number of points achieved, ranked in the order corresponding to the predetermined number of accepted applicants for the particular program.

Conditions for admission

  1. Finishing of required former studies, i.e the proper completion of studies in the Master's degree program
  2. Successfully passed entrance exam

Informations on the exercise of graduates

The doctoral program of Pharmaceutical Analysis is focused on the analytical evaluation of drugs, bioanalytical studies and the development of new analytical methods for the evaluation of drugs. Graduate students in this program broaden their basic theoretical knowledge of pharmaceutical analysis and obtain professional experience upon working with state-of-the-art analytical equipment. Graduates are experts at all aspects of drug analysis – the development of new analytical methods, the validation of analytical methods, drug stability testing and their bioanalytical monitoring. They will be well qualified to work in analytical laboratories of pharmaceutical companies and research institutes, in clinical laboratories of hospitals as well as in the laboratories engaged in pharmacopoeial drug evaluation.


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