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The role of a pharmacist is continually changing and now is certainly an exciting time to choose this subject as a study option. A good pharmacy student needs a strong education in the sciences, must give meticulous attention to detail, and have excellent communication skills. A degree in pharmacy is the first step into an exciting, fast-paced career, which is both challenging and rewarding at the same time. According to the QS World Rankings 2016, Uk institutions the University of Oxford (3), the University of Cambridge (2) and UCL (University College London) (8), all make the Global Top 10 for Pharmacy & Pharmacology, as does Kings College London (4) and the Karolinska Institute (7) in Sweden. EHEVF 2016 India and South Asia participant Leiden University (21) in Netherlands,  also does well in the QS 2016 rankings and it has a rich tradition in Pharmaceutical Sciences. It’s Master’s programme is designed and organised by the Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR) at Leiden University. The LACDR is a leading institute dedicated to world-class research and education in Drug design, Discovery and Development. The LACDR operates in close collaboration with the Centre for Human Drug Research (CHDR) and the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC). The mission of the Institute is to advance the discovery of future medicines through cutting-edge research and training of bio-pharmaceutical scientists.

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