Faculty of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Pharmacy
In keeping with the mission of the Faculty of Pharmacy, our overarching curricular philosophy is to provide a strong professional program with a balanced foundation in basic, biomedical, pharmaceutical and social sciences that advance to pharmaco-therapeutic knowledge and pharmacy practice experiences. The faculty of pharmacy expedites students’ effective academic development through a variety of instructional, experiential and assessment strategies.Moreover, the faculty embraces and employs a diversity of teaching approaches that combine active learning strategies with traditional didactic teaching, complemented by an effective online teaching milieu, and up-to-date laboratories to augment students’ problem- solving skills and the pursuit of lifelong learning. Conversely, the didactic foundation principles provided are validated by structured hands-on practice experiences gained along the professional years. This experiential program enriches graduates with the required competencies and professional attitudes to proficiently practice and become socially accountable leaders capable of meeting local and global needs in diverse fields of the pharmacy profession.
The Pharm D program is designed in alignment with the faculty’s mission to graduate competent pharmacy professionals who contribute to the health and well-being of the public locally, regionally, and globally. It provides a strong, dynamic, multidisciplinary professional curriculum integrating knowledge across the basic, biomedical, pharmaceutical, social, behavioural, administrative, and clinical sciences with pharmacy practice experiences.
The Faculty of Pharmacy expedites students’ academic development through a variety of learning and assessment strategies, including an essential experiential component. It also employs a diversity of teaching methodologies that combine active learning strategies with traditional approaches, complemented by advanced teaching technologies and up-to-date laboratories. To further enhance students’ problem-solving skills and motivate them to become lifelong learners, the experiential learning model is adopted to equip them with the required competencies and professional attitudes to effectively practice pharmacy and become socially accountable leaders in diverse fields of the pharmaceutical industry and other healthcare settings.
PharmD – Clinical Pharmacy
TIn alignment with the faculty’s mission, the Pharm D -Clinical Pharmacy is designed to graduate competent pharmacy professionals who contribute to the health and well-being of the public locally, regionally, and globally. It is designed to provide a clinically oriented professional curriculum that graduates practice-ready pharmacy professionals capable of providing contemporary, concordant patient-centred care in different healthcare settings.
This program starts with a strong foundational knowledge in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, and social sciences and moves on to evidenced-based clinical sciences.
A set of dynamic pedagogical approaches and assessment strategies are combined to link between scientific concepts and case-based clinical applications with an emphasis on the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process. Student engagement is enhanced via the integration of active learning components into the traditional lecture-based course delivery method, along with a robust use of technological applications, up-to-date laboratories as well as co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.
The cultivated professional competencies and problem-solving skills are validated through simulated and actual clinical pharmacy practice experiences for development of leadership, professional attitudes, social accountability, and the culture of lifelong learning.