Faculty of Pharmacy is presenting a five years under-graduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) program for those candidates who are interested to pursue a career in the fields of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Pharmacy Program at BHU is designed to enhance the professional skills for the practical application in all fields of Pharmacy profession through a carefully developed syllabus so that our graduates can fulfill the increasing demand of Pharmacist. The pharmacy graduate can also continue their studies at BHU, where we are planning to provide an opportunity to study up to PhD Level.

Our highly qualified teaching faculty will ensure the progress in right direction along with their research exposure in different fields of Pharmaceutical Sciences. We aspire to meet the international standards in conjunction with both national and international Pharmacy accreditation programs; hence, preparing our professionals to explore the opportunities available in Pakistan and abroad.

Pharm D at BHU

  • Is an exclusive and comprehensive pharmacy covering various disciplines of Pharmacy profession
  • Program is a distinctive combination of basic medical, pharmaceutical and Management Sciences centered on hands-on-clinical, industrial skills and training on interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is the only program in the whole country which is guided by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE-USA) to cater IPL (Inter-Professional Learning) and SLiP (Service Learning in Pharmacy) with an innovation in pedagogical approach.
  • Teaching approach is based on “SPICES” (Student-centered, Practice based, Integrated, Community bases, Electives and System Approaches), which has proven to be the gold standard in Pharmacy Education.

Program Objectives

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program aims to produce Pharmacist:

  • Are par excellence in the area of Pharmaceutical care, clinical care and research
  • Are leaders in Pharmacy education, practice and industry
  • Provide state of the Art Patient Care and Community Services
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement evidence-based programs and protocols, constructed upon the analysis epidemiological data, pharmaco-economics, medication-use data and risk reduction strategies
  • Develop new drugs and interventions through their learning and capabilities
  • Deliver services to the community with commitment, professionalism and ethical responsibilities

Degree Offered

  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Semesters: 10
  • Credit Hours: 209

Entry Requirements

The applicant should:

  • Have 60% marks in HSC (Pre-Medical) or 60% marks in A-level or equivalent qualification
  • Qualify the Aptitude Test and Interview

Internship Opportunities

  • Hospital and clinical setup
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Government and regulatory setup

Career Prospects

Pharmacy Graduates will find opportunities in the job market but not limited to:

  • Technical Operations in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Commercial Operation of Pharmaceutical Industry including Sales and Marketing
  • Institutional (Hospital) Pharmacy
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Community pharmacy
  • Academia
  • Research & Development
  • Government Legislative Bodies
  • Pharmacy Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmacy Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Insurance Companies

The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) Program at Barrett Hodgson University will facilitate the students to select their field of further interest in the Pharmaceutical Sciences including:

  1. Clinical/Hospital Pharmacy
  2. Community Pharmacy
  3. Industrial Pharmacy

Year 1

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
ENG101 Functional English-I 3
ANA101 Anatomy and Histology 4
PHY101 Physiology-A 4
PHM101 Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) 4
PHM102 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) 3
PHM103 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) 4
Total 22

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
ENG102 Communication and Writing Skills 3
PHY102 Physiology-B 4
PHM104 Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) 4
PHM105 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) 3
PHM106 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) 4
MTH101 Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) 3
Total 21

Year 2

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
IST101 Islamic Studies 2
PHM201 Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science and Calculations) 4
PTH101 Pathology 4
PHM202 Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) 4
PHM203 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA 3
PHM204 Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) 4
IPP201(Lab) Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 1
Total 23

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PST101 Pakistan Studies 2
PHM205 Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Sciences and Calculations) 4
PHM206 Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Immunology) 4
PHM207 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB 4
PHM208 Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) 4
MTH102 Pharmacy Practice-IB (Biostatistics) 3
IPP202(Lab) Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 1
Total 22

Year 3

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM301 Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) 4
PHM302 Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy) 3
PHM303 Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 4
PHM304 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA 4
PHM305 Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) 4
PHM306 Pharmacy Practice-IX (Research Methodology) 2
Total 21

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM307 Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy) 3
PHM308 Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) 3
PHM309 Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 4
PHM310 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB 4
PHM311 Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced Pharma cognosy and CAM) 4
PHM312 Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) 4
Total 22

Year 4

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM401 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 4
PHM402 Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 4
PHM403 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) 4
PHM404 Pharmaceutics-VA (Bio-pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics) 4
PHM405 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 4
Total 20

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM406 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 4
PHM407 Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 4
PHM408 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) 4
PHM409 Pharmaceutics-VB (Bio-pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics) 4
PHM410 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 4
Total 20

Year 5

Semester 9

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM501 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) 4
PHM502 Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
PHM503 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) 3
PHM504 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) 4
PHM505 Pharmacy Practice-XIIA (Advanced Pharmacy-III) 2
APP501 Pharmacy Practice-XIA (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience) 3
Total 19

Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
PHM506 Pharmaceutics- VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) 4
PHM507 Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
MGT508 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Entrepreneurship) 3
PHM509 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) 4
PHM510 Pharmacy Practice-XIIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-III) 2
APP502 Pharmacy Practice-XIB (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience) 3
Total 19

Note: This curriculum plan conforms to the current guidelines of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) for the program. These are subject to change by the HEC.