Bachelor of Pharmacy


The Bachelor of Pharmacy program prepares graduates for the crucial role of the pharmacist in society ensuring that patients optimise 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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