In April, 2003, Faculty of Pharmacy got the permission from the Dhaka University Authority to open the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology as a separate department. The Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) in Pharmaceutical Technology is a postgraduate program offered by the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, leading to specialization in the field of Pharmaceutical Technology. The program has been designed in view of the growing demand of highly trained manpower in the pharmaceutical sector, both home and abroad. The course is directed towards providing advanced academic knowledge and practical training to the graduate pharmacists in order to produce competent pharmacy professionals having necessary skill and proficiency in relevant areas of pharmaceutical sciences. At present, students from M. Pharm, M. Phil and Ph. D have been conducting research work on forced degradation studies, dosage form design, drug delivery systems, pharmacokinetics, natural products drug delivery research, synthesis and bio pharmaceutics.