Four educational laboratories are successfully operating at the QFD: drug technology; pharmaceutical chemistry; toxicological chemistry; pharmacognosies, which are equipped with high-quality laboratory furniture and equipped with modern devices.
Educational and methodological work is delivered at the proper scientific and methodological level. Introduced into the educational process innovative teaching technologies such as "Interactive simulators", SPE, work in small groups, business and role-playing games, lectures and presentations.
The department trains students of all (from 1 to 5) courses of the specialty "Pharmacy", as well as undergraduates of the specialty "Pharmacy" of the scientific and pedagogical direction.
In accordance with the educational program of this specialty at the bachelor's level, students at the department are taught the basic ("Botany", "General research methods of drugs", "Organization of pharmaceutical business", "Pharmaceutical chemistry", "Management and economics of pharmacy", "Industrial technology of drugs "," Pharmacognosy "," Toxicological chemistry ") and modules of elective disciplines (" Introduction to the specialty "," Methods and analysis in pharmacy "," Medical and pharmaceutical commodity science "," Medicinal plants of the Republic of Kazakhstan "," Fundamentals of drug technology and raw materials "," Main directions and prospects for the creation of medicinal substances "," Pharmaceutical information "," Pharmaceutical management and marketing "," Quality assurance system for drugs "," Synthesis, standardization of drugs and chemical-toxicological analysis ", etc.).
All types of educational and industrial practices are conducted at the appropriate bases in Astana, other cities of the country (Karaganda, Almaty, Shymkent), far and near abroad.
Research work at the department is carried out in two directions: "Search, creation and implementation of original medicines based on domestic plant raw materials for the treatment of socially significant diseases"; "Chemical and toxicological analysis of potent drugs of the most important toxicological significance." Within the framework of these scientific directions, 1 doctoral and 2 master's theses (in the specialty "Medicine") have been completed, more than 200 works have been published.
Senior undergraduate and undergraduate students take an active part in scientific competitions, olympiads, republican and international conferences for students and young scientists.