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.
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 and 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 healthcare 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
Prospective candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) program should fulfill the following requirements:
- Secondary school certificate (science section), or its equivalent, with a minimum grade of 70 percent, approved by the UAE Ministry of Education
- A score of 500 or higher in the TOEFL English proficiency test, or the equivalent
- Personal interview
- Demonstration of good conduct and maturity
Please see the university admission requirements for more detail.
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 drugstores
- Medical representations
- Pharmaceutical administration
- Food control and analysis
- Pharmaceutical education and research
The degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) will be awarded after successful completion of at least one hundred and fifty credit hours (150 Credit Hours), including the university requirement courses.
The period of study normally takes eight regular semesters and two-three summer semesters. In addition, every student should have field training in community pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and pharmaceutical industry of not less than 600 contact hours which is equivalent to 15 credit hours.
The minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) for graduation is 2.0.
The pharmacy student will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) after the successful completion of at least 150 Credit Hours, including the university requirement courses.
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