Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)

  • Total # of Credit hours
    160

Program Overview

Program Objectives

1. Provide students with the scientific background, clinical and technical skills that they will need to successfully complete their program of study.

2. 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.

Admission Requirements

Regular Admissions

To be enrolled in a BPharm program, a student should have the following:

1. A minimum High School Average of 85% for Advanced Track or equivalent or at least 80% in Standardized International Systems.

2. Passing the Admission Exam designed by the College of Pharmacy which includes the following basic science subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics. & Mathematics

3. Passing a personal interview and admission test sets by the College of Pharmacy.

4. Other university general admission requirements, please click here

  Personal interview

Demonstration of good conduct and maturity.

Please see the university admission requirements for more detail.

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 representatives

  • Pharmaceutical administration

  • Food control and analysis

  • Pharmaceutical education and research

  • Pharmacovigilance & Regulatory affairs
Graduation Requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Phar­macy (BPharm) will be awarded after successful completion of least one hundred and sixty credit hours (160 Credit Hours), including the university requirement cours­es. The period of study normally takes nine regular semesters (4.5 Years). In addition, every student should have field training in community pharmacies and hospital pharmacies of not less than 960 contact hours which is equivalent to 24 credit hours. The minimum cumu­lative grade point average (CGPA) for graduation is 2.0.