Dr Sanah Hasan
The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy Program is consistent with university’s mission and aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills that will enhance their competency as health care professionals. This program prepares students to become eligible for the clinical pharmacist license.
The program also promotes the mission of COPHS in creating an environment that promotes excellence in pharmaceutical education, practice, and research. It is committed to the continuous improvement of its programs to keep abreast with the rapid advances in the profession of pharmacy and the provision of pharmaceutical care. It strives to prepare students to become competent, reliable, and ethical health care professionals. In addition, it contributes to improvement of the clinical pharmacy profession in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf region.
The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy program is designed to equip pharmacists with the advanced clinical knowledge and skills to practice clinical pharmacy in various practice settings including ambulatory care, acute care, intensive care and long-term care facilities.
The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy Program is designed for graduates holding a bachelor degree in pharmacy
The program aims to offer:
Admission to the MSc in Clinical Pharmacy program is open for graduates of accredited undergraduate degree in Pharmacy. For admission requirements, please click here
The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy Program is taught in 39 credit hours spread over four semesters (full-time students) with the possibility of part-time enrollment. These include 37 credit hours of core courses (21 credit hours of college didactic requirements, 6 credit hours of thesis, 10 credit hours of experiential training) and 2 credit hours of program elective in experiential training.
The following are the PLOs for the MSc. in Clinical Pharmacy program:
K1. Discuss the pathophysiological underpinning of disease.
K2. Recognize the principles of safe and effective use of medicine in health care systems
S1. Critique the literature and drug information from available resources.
S2. Design pharmacological and nonpharmacological, patient specific, pharmaceutical care plans.
S3. Employ evidence-based practice in clinical decision making.
S4. Implement a research project in pharmacy practice including designing, conducting, analysis of data and communication of results.
3) Aspects of competence:
Autonomy and Responsibility:
C1. Demonstrate leadership skills and innovative practice.
C2. Propose new and/or updated professional pharmacy practice services
Role in Context:
C3. Collaborate effectively with peers, research collaborators and other healthcare team members.
C4. Maintain ethical and professional conduct in learning, research, and practice
C5. Demonstrate skills for independent and life-long learning for continuous professional development.
Program Structure (45 C.H) (Implemented from 2022-1)