Bachelor of Pharmacy

Program Objectives

  • To prepare students for the practice of pharmacy by providing them with the scientific background, clinical  and technical skills that they will need to successfully complete their program of study.
  • To provide an educational environment that enables students to acquire the behavior, and moral and ethical attitudes they will need to practice the profession competently and ethically.
Program Outcomes
The intended outcomes of the program are that students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic and clinical science background of pharmacy practice
  • Implement the processes of compounding and dispensing medications, interpreting prescription orders and applying calculations related to the compounding and dispensing of medicines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic skills and techniques involved in drug manufacture and development, drug design an screening and quality assurance of pharmaceutical products
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the rational use of herbal supplements, fundamentals of phytotherapy and the hazards of poisonous and abused natural products
  • Participate in patient care by influencing optimal drug choice and dosage through effective communication with health care providers and patients
  • Display legal, moral and ethical attitudes and behaviors consistent with the standards of the profession
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and to function both independently and as a member of a team
  • Develop self-learning skills, problem solving and critical thinking abilities and the ability to retrieve, evaluate and manage information in the literature
  • Demonstrate the ability to write clear and organized reports, and to present oral communications
  • Develop the necessary skills in information use and management to educate health care professionals and the public in optimal drug therapy
Career Opportunities
The curriculum is designed and continuously improved with the aim of preparing graduates to be able to effectively deliver pharmaceutical services in the private sector as well as in governmental agencies. Pharmacy graduates have the opportunity to work in different placements related to pharmacy profession:
  • Community pharmacies
  • Hospital pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical scientific laboratories
  • Wholesale drug stores
  • Medical representations
  • Pharmaceutical administration
  • Food control and analysis
  • Pharmaceutical education and research
Required Credit Hours: minimum 150 hours