DOCTOR OF PHARMACY

Doctor of Pharmacy prepares students for a multitude of pharmaceutical professions. They gain skills necessary in successfully managing medicinal distribution systems, monitoring drug responses, promoting public health, and analyzing product quality. A major part of our curriculum focuses on giving students hands-on clinical training, where they get a chance to practice skills learned in the classroom.

Vision

The department seeks to be hub of education and innovative research in pharmacy. We are imagining a society in which an effective, safe and economical therapy for all illnesses is readily available to all

Mission

Our mission is to generate the human resource capable of catering the global needs of pharmacy profession by playing a pivotal role, right from the discovery of medicine till its appropriate use in the society

Learning Objectives

  • Educate students in the light recent and emerging literature related to all arenas of pharmacy in an inclusive environment.
  • Strengthening faculty and staff by continuous development and support.
  • Inculcate human attributes like honesty, integrity, responsibility and leadership.
  • Cultivate civility, diversity, mutual respect and building a sense of community and caring for others in a nurturing milieu.
  • Identify, establish and sustain creative partnerships, both locally and globally, for the capacity building and mutual benefits.
  • Value innovation and provide resources, infrastructure and knowledge to promote discovery.
  • Strive for excellence in order to realize our vision and mission.

                                                             

Curriculum

1st Professional
1st Semester
Course No. Subject Credit Hour
ENG 300   English-A (Functional English)   2  
PHARM 310   Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy)   3+1  
PHARM 311   Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) 3+1
PHARM 312 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) 3+1  
PHARM 313   Physiology-A   3+1  
PHARM 314 Anatomy & Histology 3+1
Total 22
2nd Semester
ENG 301 English-B (Communication & Writing skills) 4  
PHARM 315 Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) 3+1
PHARM 316 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) 3+1
PHARM 317 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) 3+1  
PHARM 318 Physiology-B 3+1
Total 20
2nd Professional
1st Semester
IS 402   Islamic Studies 3  
PHARM 410     Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) 3+1
PHARM 411     Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) 3+1    
PHARM 412 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA 3+1
PHARM 413   Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) 3+1  
PHARM 414 Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) 3
Total 22
2nd Semester
PS 403   Pakistan Studies 2  
PHARM 415     Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) 3+1
PHARM 416   Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) 3+1
PHARM 417 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB 3+1
PHARM 418 Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) 3+1  
PHARM 419 Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics) 3
Total 21
3rd Professional
1st Semester
PHARM 510 Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) 3+1
PHARM 511 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3+1
PHARM 512 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA 3+1
PHARM 513 Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) 3+1
PHARM 514 Pathology 3+1
Total 20
2nd Semester
PHARM 515     Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy)   3  
PHARM 516 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3+1
PHARM 517 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB 3+1
PHARM 518 Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) 3+1
PHARM 519 Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) 3+1
Total 19
4th Professional
1st Semester
PHARM 610   Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy)   3
PHARM 611 Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 3+1
PHARM 612 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) 3+1
PHARM 613 Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3+1
PHARM 614 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3+1
Total 19
2nd Semester
PHARM 615 Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) 3
PHARM 616 Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 3+1
PHARM 617 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) 3+1
PHARM 618 Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3+1
PHARM 619 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3+1  
Total 19
5th Professional
1st Semester
PHARM 710 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3+1
PHARM 711   Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 3+1
PHARM 712 Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
PHARM 713   Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) 3
PHARM 714 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) 3+1
Total 18
2nd Semester
PHARM 715 Pharmaceutics- VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3+1
PHARM 716 Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 3+1
PHARM 717 Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
PHARM 718 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) 3
PHARM 719 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) 3+1
Total 18
  Total Credit Hours   198

Admission Criteria

  • An applicant must have background of intermediate premedical and at least 60 percentage in Higher Secondary School Certificate or equivalent from a recognized Institute/Board.
  • Applicants having “A” levels or other foreign qualifications must provide an equivalence certificate issued by Intermediate Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC).

Job Market

There are numerous and diversified career areas one can pursue following a Pharm.D. degree. These include governmental and private organizations which include but are not limited to the following career options:

  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Quality Assurance /  Quality Control
  • Department of Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Pharmaceutical Sales and Business Development

 In-House Facilities