China Pharmaceutical University (CPU), originally the National Pharmaceutical School founded in 1936, is China’s first independent school of pharmacy and it has been one of the best universities of pharmacy in China with a wide variety of specialized areas. It is one of the “211 project” key universities affiliated to the Ministry of Education of China.

Rank

According to the 2008 statistics of the Ministry of Education of China, CPU's Pharmacy discipline ranks No. 1 and Traditional Chinese Pharmacy discipline ranks No. 3 among all Chinese universities.

Competitiveness

The university spirit is “strict, practical, creative and cooperative.” CPU graduates are devoted to serving the society and enjoy a high reputation from employers and the society. The employment rate tops among the higher institutions in China, about 99.8% for undergraduates, 100% for post-graduates, and 99.33% for vocational school students. The rate fluctuates little to the economic environment.

Campus

CPU is located in Nanjing, the "ancient capital city of six dynasties" in China and is composed of two campuses including Xuanwumen campus located in downtown Nanjing and Jiangning campus in the southeast outskirt of Nanjing.

Schools and Departments

CPU consists of 6 schools (School of Pharmacy, School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy, School of life science and Technology, School of International Pharmaceutical Business, School of Continuing Education, and School of Higher Vocational Education), 4 independent departments (Dept. of Basic Sciences, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Dept. of Social Sciences, and Dept. of Physical Education), and 5 key labs and centers at state or provincial levels.

Faculty Statistics

Among the 530 faculty members, 2 are academicians (members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering), and more than 40% have advanced academic titles. So far, the university has undertaken more than 70 research projects financed by the State Key Programs Foundation, and more than 300 research projects financed by the State Natural Sciences Foundation and the State New Drug Research Foundation. There are also fundings from other national, provincial and municipal departments. Many projects have reached the international level and filled the gaps in the country’s pharmaceutical field.

Student Statistics

At present, CPU has 12,852 full-time students, including 83 international students from more than 40 countries. CPU is the only institution that is authorized by the Ministry of Education to admit full-time pharmacy students, continuing education students and senior visiting scholars from overseas. It is also one of the higher educational institutions in the mainland for students from Hongkong, Macao, and Taiwan.

International

The university is also active in international academic exchanges. It has made academic exchange agreements with more than 30 higher education institutions in different countries and regions of the world, including Japan, the United States, UK, Australia, Italy and Hong Kong. In addition, it maintains academic relationships with research institutions and universities in more than 40 countries and regions.

This school also offers:

BSc

China Pharmaceutical University

This program provides students with knowledge, skills, and abilities to practice effectively as a clinical pharmacist capable of providing specialist pharmaceutical servi ... [+]

BSc in Clinical Pharmacy Objective: This program provides students with knowledge, skills, and abilities to practice effectively as a clinical pharmacist capable of providing specialist pharmaceutical services in hospitals and other clinical environments, thereby enhancing the quality use of medicine.

Degree Requirements: Students in this program spend the first 2 years studying the basic sciences, biology and chemistry courses. In the first semester of the 3rd Year of their undergraduate study, students must choose from different areas of concentration. In the last year of undergraduate study, students participate in practicum in a hospital in Nanjing. Upon graduation, students must have completed core courses, lab courses, practicum and thesis writing.... [-]

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China Pharmaceutical University

This program combines the study of theories, research methods, and pharmaceutical production techniques. Students receive training in formulation design, process designin ... [+]

BSc in Pharmaceutics

Objective: This program combines the study of theories, research methods, and pharmaceutical production techniques. Students receive training in formulation design, process designing, quality control, pharmacy analysis. The program trains senior technicians in the fields of pharmaceutical research and development, pharmaceutics production, quality control, pharmaceutical entrepreneur management.

Degree Requirements: Students in this program spend the first 2 years studying the basic sciences, biology and chemistry courses. In the first semester of the 3rd Year of their undergraduate study, students must choose from different areas of concentration. Upon graduation, students must have completed core courses, lab courses, practicum and thesis writing.... [-]

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China Pharmaceutical University

This program combines the study of theories on pharmaceutical issues and intensive training in research technologies. The program is intended to provide students with st ... [+]

BSc in Pharmacy

Objective: This program combines the study of theories on pharmaceutical issues and intensive training in research technologies. The program is intended to provide students with strong scientific and technical backgrounds. The program is designed to prepare students for research and academic careers in pharmaceutical analysis, clinical application of new medicine, pharmaceutical administration, research, design, production and management of new medicine.

Degree Requirements: Students in this program spend the first 2 years studying the basic sciences, biology and chemistry courses. In the first semester of the 3rd Year of their undergraduate study, students must choose from different areas of concentration. Upon graduation, students must have completed core courses, lab courses, practicum and thesis writing.... [-]

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Master

China Pharmaceutical University

A pharmaceutical analysis is the study of composition, property, quality control, quality assurance and biomedical characteristics of natural, chemical and bioengineering ... [+]

Master in Pharmaceutical Analysis

A pharmaceutical analysis is the study of composition, property, quality control, quality assurance and biomedical characteristics of natural, chemical and bioengineering drugs (pharmaceuticals) in simple or complex matrices with emphasis on separation sciences. The contributions made by pharmaceutical analysis have played critical roles in the whole pharmaceutical sciences ranging from the development of concepts, theories and analytical techniques to a variety of practical applications, such as drug design and development applications, quality control and assurance of industrial manufacturing, clinical investigation and application.

China Pharmaceutical University (CPU), the first college with an emphasis on pharmacy in China, was founded in 1936. The department of pharmaceutical analysis was established in 1960 to serve the needs of research and development of drug industry in the nation.... [-]

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China Pharmaceutical University

China pharmaceutical university has one of the earliest doctoral programs of pharmacology in China. The post-graduates program for master degree started as early as 1982, ... [+]

Master in Pharmacology

China pharmaceutical university has one of the earliest doctoral programs of pharmacology in China. The post-graduates program for master degree started as early as 1982, and that for Ph.D. degree started in 1990. It was evaluated as the key discipline of Jiangsu Province and State Key Training program in 2005, then the state second-class key discipline in 2007. Now the department has an experienced and creative team of faculty and staffs including 3 professors, 6 associated professors, and 4 instructors, among which 12 people have the Ph.D. or master degrees.

The department also carried out various courses in the undergraduate including Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Drug Toxicology, Experimental Pharmacology, Food Toxicology, a Medical basis for pharmacy, Advancement in modern pharmacology, English in Pharmaceutics. Among these courses, Pharmacology has been evaluated as an excellent course of Jiangsu colleges and university, Experiment Pharmacology is lined as experimental bilingual demo lecture of Nation Education Ministry, and Cell Biology is assessed as a school-level excellent course. During recent 5 years, the crew has participated in a complement of almost thirty teaching materials and professional books. The book 《Pharmacology》is not only lined as "Eleventh Five-Year" National Planning materials of higher education but also is awarded the second prize of national pharmaceutical excellent teaching materials in 2006, as well as excellent teaching materials of Jiangsu in 2007.... [-]

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September 2020
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