Pharm.D.

The Pharm.D program aims at consolidating rigorous basic science education with extensive and clinical experiences so that graduates will be equipped to contribute to revolutionizing the future of health care through new discoveries and developments to improve health and lives of others. The program instills an in-depth understanding of medicines to prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders who may discover tomorrow’s cures and treating today’s most complex diseases.

Outline

Doctor of Pharmacy

F.Sc. Pre-Medical/ A-levels (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) or equivalent with Minimum 60 % Marks. CGPA required for award of Degree is 2.50 and other conditions as laid down by UCP & PCP.

Road Map

Scheme of Courses for Pharm.D. (Five-Year Course)

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • ENG 300English-A (Functional English)2
  • PHARM 310Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 311Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic)3 + 1
  • PHARM 312Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry)3 + 1
  • PHARM 313Physiology-A3 + 1
  • PHARM 314Anatomy and Histology3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours22
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • ENG 301English-B (Communication and Writing skills)4
  • PHARM 315Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 316Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic)3 + 1
  • PHARM 317Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry)3 + 1
  • PHARM 318Physiology-B3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours20

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • IS 402Islamic Studies3
  • PHARM 410Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Form Science)3 + 1
  • PHARM 411Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Immunology)3 + 1
  • PHARM 412Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA3 + 1
  • PHARM 413Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic)3 + 1
  • PHARM 414Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics)3
  • Total Credit Hours22
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PS 403Pakistan Studies2
  • PHARM 415Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Form Science)3 + 1
  • PHARM 416Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Immunology)3 + 1
  • PHARM 417Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB3 + 1
  • PHARM 418Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic)3 + 1
  • PHARM 419Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio- statistics)3
  • Total Credit Hours21

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 510Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 511Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis)3 + 1
  • PHARM 512Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA3 + 1
  • PHARM 513Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced)3 + 1
  • PHARM 514Pathology3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours20
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 515Pharmacy Practice-IIB2
  • (Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy)
  • PHARM 516Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis)3 + 1
  • PHARM 517Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB3 + 1
  • PHARM 518Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced)3 + 1
  • PHARM 519Pharmacy Practice-III3
  • (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy)
  • Total Credit Hours19

  • Year 4, Semester 7


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 610Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy)3
  • PHARM 611Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 612Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 613Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)3 + 1
  • PHARM 614Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours19
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 615Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy)3
  • PHARM 616Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 617Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy)3 + 1
  • PHARM 618Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)3 + 1
  • PHARM 619Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours19

  • Year 5, Semester 9


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 710Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology)3 + 1
  • PHARM 711Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II)3 + 1
  • PHARM 712Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy)3
  • PHARM 713Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing)3
  • PHARM 714Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry)3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours18
  • Year 5, Semester 10


    Course No. Subject Cr. Hrs.
  • PHARM 715Pharmaceutics- VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology)3 + 1
  • PHARM 716Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II)3 + 1
  • PHARM 717Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy)3
  • PHARM 718Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing)3
  • PHARM 719Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry)3 + 1
  • Total Credit Hours18

Admission Criteria

F.Sc. Pre-Medical/ A-levels (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) or equivalent with Minimum 60 % Marks. CGPA required for award of Degree is 2.50 and other conditions as laid down by UCP & PCP.

Prospects

The successful completion of the Pharm.D unfolds a vista full of opportunities and career choices linked to the field of pharmaceuticals. The graduate can opt for production, analysis & testing of medicine with the knowledge acquired from the program. Pharmacy practice is another option where the graduates can provide assistance or consultancy in drug stores and clinics. The program also enables the students to take part in the research department to innovate and search for new cures for diseases.

Fee Structure

Pharm-D (5 yrs, 10 semesters)

  • Courses Cr. Hrs. Fee per course Admission Fee Total Fee 1st Semester
  • 5319831,50025,0001,663,000214,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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