M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance)




About Course:


Quality assurance in pharmacy has become a field that caters to the basic requirement of the industry that it serves, the healthcare industry. The good manufacturing practices for drugs have now become a mandate for the market to follow under the systematic, sustainable, and scientific approach adopted through the SOPs. Under such a conscious environment, it is evident that a stream like quality assurance finds its relevance, especially when the market at large is coming up with more demands in the future for perfectly trained and expert quality assurance personnel making the field a golden cradle for all the aspirants. Quality assurance is a domain that has been always offering a huge potential to the professionals to grow and succeed. To that end, we, at the Graduate School of Pharmacy, the PG School established by Gujarat Technological University, have maintained a comprehensive pattern of learning to ensure that each of our pharma students gets delivered with a perfect blend of industry-relevant knowledge and practical exposure. With our learned pool of faculties and excellent infrastructural facilities, we make sure that every student gets selected through the campus interviews with well-paid jobs in their bags.



Career in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance does its best to maintain the reliability at every stage of the development process starting from research, clinical studies, manufacturing, laboratory testing, quality control, distribution, and marketing. Quality Assurance Department will also assist in the strategic direction and development of Quality Systems, standard operating procedures, and document control programs, to ensure adherence to the company policies and regulatory requirements. QA has the responsibility in development and implementation of Quality Systems related to good laboratory practice (GLP), good clinical practice (GCP), good manufacturing practice (GMP), and good production practices (GPP).


Intake: 15 seats


Tuition Fee: 13,125/- per semester as proposed to the Fee Regulatory Committee.


Approval: The programme is duly recognized by both the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)


Duration of Programme: The duration of this Programme is 2 years after completion of B. Pharm course.




  • To emerge as a globally recognized premier Pharmacy Institute in Teaching, Research, Innovations, Consultancy and Entrepreneurial Training in Pharmaceutical Sciences.



  • To implement modern pedagogical methods to excel in teaching, learning and research through necessary resources.
  • To develop a transparent management system that facilitates staff development and encourages innovation and flexibility.
  • Development of multi talent human resources by skill up-gradation of students through specialized courses and training and by facilitating international student and faculty exchange programmes.
  • To engage in translational research through interdisciplinary research team and intensive symbiosis with the industries & research institutes for mutual benefits.
  • To organize International & National conferences, structured workshops and outreach programmes for the benefit of students, professionals and society.



     After successful completion of the program the graduate will be able to

  • Independently carry out research /investigation and development work to solve practical problems.
  • To write and present/publish a substantial technical report/document.
  • To apply knowledge and concept about Quality management system utilized in the pharmaceutical organizations.



  • Develop problem-based learning approach and analytical thinking in his/her academic and professional life.
  • Apply critical thinking skills, on investigation, auditing, Pharmaceutical validation, Technology transfer and safety management in Pharmaceutical industry
  • Imbibe the skills of good document practice, scientific communication and research writing.
  • Develop scientific approach for pharmaceutical research to provide innovative solutions.
  • Create, evaluate and apply different applications of analytical techniques using various spectroscopic and chromatographic instruments.



  • To demonstrate an ability to identify, investigate and solve quality issues in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Execute team-based research in order to implement generic product development and technology transfer solutions in Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Build independent researcher profile in all areas pertaining to Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Be an active part of professional team and be able to lead as and when needed.
  • Exercise ethical practices and moral values in personal and professional endeavors.

Note: I.S.E.A. = "Internal Assessment Sessional Exams" , E.S.E. = "End Semester Exams", * = "Non University Examination"

Subject codeSubject nameNo. of HoursCredits Marks (I.A.S.E.)DurationMarks(E.S.E.)Duration(E.S.E.)Total Marks

Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques44201 hr803 hr100
MQA102TQuality Management System44201 hr803 hr100
MQA103TQuality Control and Quality Assurance44201 hr803 hr100
MQA104TProduct Development and Technology Transfer44201 hr803 hr100
MQA105PPharmaceutical Quality Assurance Practical I126506 hr1006 hr150

Subject codeSubject nameNo. of HoursCredits Marks (I.A.S.E.)DurationMarks(E.S.E.)Duration(E.S.E.)Total Marks
MQA201THazards and Safety Management44201 hr803 hr100
MQA202TPharmaceutical Validation44201 hr803 hr100
MQA203TAudits and Regulatory Compliance44201 hr803 hr100
MQA204TPharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology44201 hr803 hr100
MQA205PPharmaceutical Quality Assurance Practical II126506 hr1006 hr150

Subject codeSubject nameNo. of HoursCredits Marks (I.A.S.E.)DurationMarks(E.S.E.)Duration(E.S.E.)Total Marks
MRM301TResearch Methodology and Biostatistics*44201 hr803 hr100
MJC302PJournal Club I1125025
MDP303PDiscussion/ Presentation (Proposal Presentation)225050
MRW304PResearch Work - Dissertation Phase I281450300350

Subject codeSubject nameNo. of HoursCredits Marks (I.A.S.E.)DurationMarks(E.S.E.)Duration(E.S.E.)Total Marks
MJC401PJournal Club II112525
MDP402PDiscussion/ Presentation337575
MRW403PResearch Work - Dissertation Phase I32160400400
Close Bitnami banner


Tokyo is the capital of Japan.

Close Bitnami banner