Become a Pharmacist Professional | Bachelor of Pharmacy - TAU
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Our Bachelor of Pharmacy course prepares graduates for the crucial role of the pharmacist in society, ensuring that patients optimize medication usage. This program combines academic research with more vocational training and professional pharmacy skills, such as learning about legal and ethical issues, and how to interact with patients. We are committed to ensuring that our students become compassionate professionals and contribute positively to their respective societies.

Duration: 5 years total
Year Duration HPFP

Grade Twelve School Certificate or GCE with 5 credits or better, four of which must be English Language, Mathematics, Biology and Science.

Years Duration B. Pharm

A Level with pass in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Structure of the program

Year 1 29.6 Credits
Human Physiology 4.9
Anatomy.3 4
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 4.8
General and Metabolic Biochemistry 5
Foundation Pharmacy Practice 42.7
Pharmaceutical Botany 3
Year 2 28.5 Credits
Pathology and Microbiology 5
General and Systemic Pharmacology 5
Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis 4.8
General Pharmacognosy 3.7
Pharmaceutical Technology and Radio pharmaceutics 5
Pharmacy Law and Ethics 5
Year 3 28.2 Credits
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Biotechnology 5
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics 5
Applied Pharmacology and Toxicology 4.3
Medicinal Chemistry 5
Clinical Pharmacognosy 4
Minor Paper II 4
Pharmacy Practice and Management 2.6
Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Pharmacoepidemiology 2.3
Year 4 22.5 Credits
Advanced Pharmaceutics and Marketing 5
Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 5
Professional Pharmacy Practice 5
Research Project 7.5

Selection Factors

Students applying to Texila American University (TAU) are selected on the basis of their academic, personal, and extracurricular abilities. Each student will be assessed based on the educational background, age, and intended course of study. Additionally, students must have the intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities to meet the requirements of a successful career in the field of pharmacy.

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What Do You Gain?

Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the bachelor of pharmacy course in Texila will be equipped to:

Diagnose and also treat minor illnesses
Manage the pharmaceutical dispensing process
Design important active pharmaceutical compounds
Drive pharmacotherapy and deliver pharmaceutical care
Manufacture and compound pharmaceutical ingredients
Commence research in integrated health and pharmaceutics
Provide information relating to toxicity in medicines and drugs
Provide information on alternative medicine and natural drug sources

Career Opportunities

TAU-Zambia is one of the most highly coveted pharmacy schools in Zambia. Our bachelor’s degree in pharmacy enables you to enter the workforce immediately both in the private and government sector.

Further Study Opportunities

Upon completion of the bachelor of pharmacy course, one can opt to pursue a master’s degree in pharmacy. Several specializations such as pharmacology, pharmaceutical biotechnology and analysis, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical administration, etc. are available. One also has the opportunity to pursue a master’s in clinical research.


Adamson Mukhalipi

Mr. Adamson Mukhalipi

“TAU’s flexible payment plan is extremely helpful & online exams help you pursue your course without leaving your hometown.”

Mary Odokua

Ms. Mary Odokua

“It was an awesome experience being with Texila which had helped me to become a successful doctor today”

Iquo Okon

Ms. Iquo Okon Williams

“I am proud to identify with Texila American University as a student because the standard is high, & its technological advancement.”