Bachelor of Pharmacy Program

Bachelor of Pharmacy Program at TAU 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.


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.


Years Duration B. Pharm

Eligibility – Diploma in Pharmacy Holders

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

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.

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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.



Mode of Delivery

On campus (Presently via Virtula Classes due to COVID-19 Pandemic)

Duration of the Program

4 Years

Clinical Affiliations


Practical Exposure during the course

Maina Soko Military Hospital
UTH and Levy Hospital

Laboratories involved in the program

Pharmaceutical Chemistry
and Industrial Visits

Time spent - Classroom vs Laboratories

Lecture to Lab ratio per week is 3 hrs:2 hrs (3 Lecture & 2 Laboratory)

Tracking the Academic Progress

Through Texila LMS

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