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Further education courses

Continuing education programs are courses carried out by University of Turin to meet cultural and in-depth needs for specialized sectors, for professional updating and life-long learning. They are part of third EHEA cycle and can be carried out also in collaboration with private or public bodies and with national or foreign Universities.

  • Farmacia Territoriale "Chiara Colombo" (in Italian)

    The DSTF and the Order of Pharmacists for the Province of Turin (Ordine dei Farmacisti della Provincia di Torino) is offering a specialization master of Science in Community Pharmacy: the "Chiara Colombo" degree course. The course is a unique opportunity for pharmacists to develop the skills needed for a community pharmacy. Subjects include legislation, strategic and operative marketing as well as the management of human resources and has the the aim of increasing customer satisfaction and fidelity by acquiring basic health and communication skills. Client counselling will also be included as will the knowledge required for appropriate drug administration and the sale of medical devices and OTCs.

    There will be a practical laboratory section for the development of Galenic formulations of pharmaceuticals with a view to improving production capacity and an appreciation of its professional importance. By the end of their training, pharmacists will have acquired the necessary skills to carry out the activity of pharmacy manager/owner as well as being able to organise public community pharmacies. Graduates will be able to cover managerial and organisational posts in specific areas and manage pharmacies with the knowledge required to develop a community pharmacy where one must be established or reorganised.


  • Tecnologie Farmaceutiche e Attività Regolatorie (in Italian)

    Knowledge of quality control and regulation are becoming ever more sought after by a number of industry job providers (the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics and chemistry industries, for example). These needs, expressed by industry, have also been reiterated by government bodies that have been present at a number of public job placement events that the department has organised in recent years. 

    This master's program aims to combine advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of the pharmaceutical technology field with sufficient regulatory support, whether it is for the production or registration of pharmaceuticals.

    The evolution of the pharmaceutical field, brought about by new production and administration technologies, has been so extraordinary that the registration, production, market and use of new pharmaceutical forms, which have now become true and proper drug release systems, requires a parallel updating and deepening of what technological innovation means for present and future regulations on drug production and registration, with special attention to be paid to pharmaceutical quality control. Legal and administrative topics therefore find ample room for development in this master's program.


  • Direzione Strategica delle Aziende Sanitarie (in Italian)

    The master's program is intended for people in management roles in public or private enterprises that aspire to senior management in health care companies and fulfils the requirements of recent Italian laws on the matter. This program will provide you with the tools required to:

    • read the local, national and international contexts in which you work
    • organise a health care company
    • establish and carry out staff policy
    • establish a quality control system 
    • program and control management
    • use the tools and techniques required for the correct management of the company's finances
    • manage the company's internal and external relationships


  • Food Science and Technology for Human Nutrition "Michele Ferrero" 

The postgraduate course prepares students for specific professional activities and can only be put in place if it complies with specific European Union laws or directives.
To be admitted on a postgraduate course it is necessary to have a master's degree, or other recognized foreign qualification.
At the end of the 2-5 year course the student will have earned 120-300 credits and will be awarded the postgraduate diploma in the area of specialisation.

  • Specialization School in Hospital Pharmacy

    The course trains professionals for work in hospital pharmacies and public pharmaceutical services and includes at least 400 hours of lectures and at least 400 hours of training in hospital pharmacies and/or public pharmaceutical services.

    The course is open to all those with degrees in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology that have passed the appropriate state exam to allow them to practice publicly.

    The course will offer more in-depth study of the areas that have already been covered in the Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technologies degree coursed, including pharmaceutical chemistry, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, drug therapy, drug control, drugs and epidemiology, pharmaceutical  technology, pharmaceutical legislation and drugs and economics.

    Degree Course Coordinator: Prof. Gianluca Miglio

After earning an undergraduate degree, postgraduate degree or specialization diploma, if the candidate fulfill the requirements, it is possible to enrol in one of the specialization courses offered by our University, which meet the cultural needs, specific scientific fields, professional updating and permanent training.

The following advanced specialization courses are for those who have already completed a graduate degree and/or post-graduate specialization (degree or diploma) in the field of Pharmacy.

For further information, please visit the UniTo Portal

Last update: 20/09/2023 10:35
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