I am proud to identify with Texila American University as a student because the standard is high, & its technological advancement.
Ms. Iquo Okon Williams
Diploma in Pharmacy program is premised to contribute to developing a robust pharmaceutical workforce required to deliver quality pharmaceutical care services in Zambia, the region and the world. It is a 3-year full-time diploma course designed to prepare candidates to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in hospitals, community pharmacies, and other pharmaceutical-related fields.
Diploma in Pharmacy program at Texila is designed to ensure graduates attain competence in the core behavioral attributes and role descriptors of a pharmacy technologist as outlined by the Health Professions’ Council of Zambia (HPCZ) competency standards (HPCZ, 2018) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) standards (ASHP, 2015), respectively.
Grade 12 or GCE with Credits or better, four of which must be English, Mathematics, Physics / Chemistry / Science and Biology / Agricultural science
|Year 1||Course Type||Credit Units|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology||Full Course||5.0|
|Communication, Social and Computer Skills||Half Course||2.1|
|Pharmaceutical Chemistry||Full Course||4.8|
|Basic and Metabolic Biochemistry||Full Course||5.0|
|Fundamentals of Pharmaceutics and Calculations||Full Course||5.0|
|Introductory Pharmacy Practice||Full Course||2.8|
|Primary Health Care and Rational Use of Medicines||Half Course||2.4|
|Year 2||Course Type||Credit Units|
|Pathology and Microbiology||Full Course||4.6|
|Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control||Full Course||5.0|
|Basic Pharmacology||Full Course||4.2|
|Pharmaceutical Technology and Compounding||Full Course||5.0|
|Dispensing, Pharmacy Law and Ethics||Half Course||2.8|
|Basic Research Methods, Biostatistics and Epidemiology||Half Course||2.6|
|Field Placement I||Field Course||1.6|
|Year 3||Course Type||Credit Units|
|Pharmacy Practice, Entrepreneurship and Marketing||Full Course||4.0|
|Pharmaceutical Manufacturing||Full Course||2.1|
|Systemic Pharmacology||Full Course||5.0|
|Natural Products Chemistry||Full Course||5.0|
|Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management||Half Course||1.8|
|Basic Research Project||Project Course||2.3|
|Field Placement II||Field Course||3.2|
Students applying for Diploma in Pharmacy at Texila American University Zambia 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 nursing.
Please provide details below and we will mail you the details for Tuition Fees and Scholarship along with a copy of the brochure.
Please provide details below and we will mail you the details for Tuition Fees and Scholarships.
Graduates of the pharmacy course in Texila will be equipped to:
One can also opt to further their job prospects by pursuing a Diploma in Pharmacy program. The following programs can be pursued:
Ms. Iquo Okon Williams
Mr. Adamson Mukhalipi
Mr. Chinyerezi Kepenya
Ms. Mary Odokua
On campus (Presently via Virtula Classes due to COVID-19 Pandemic)
Maina Soko Military Hospital
and Industrial Visits
Lecture to Lab ratio per week is 3 hrs:2 hrs (3 Lecture & 2 Laboratory)
Through Texila LMS Portal
1. Special classes are arranged based on the needs of the students.
2. Frequent feedback and faculty student interaction sessions are also conducted.