Doctor of Pharmacy
The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) programme at CUCMS is a full-time, two-and-a-half years coursework programme that aims to produce competent pharmacy specialists in the expanding health care system who can provide advanced clinical / health care services including medication therapy, disease-state management as well as patient education and consultative activities.
To provide an extensive clinical training for pharmacy graduates to further their professional careers in a variety of practice settings including hospitals, home health, community pharmacies, managed care systems in the government, and private health agencies.
To produce competent pharmacy specialists in the expanding health care system who can provide advanced clinical / health care services including medication therapy, disease-state management as well as patient education and consultative activities.
This professional Master-level postgraduate programme is designed to produce clinical pharmacists who have the abilities and skills to perform advanced patient medication management, therapeutic planning and monitoring. Upon completion, the students should be able to;
• Apply knowledge and provide pharmaceutical care to patients
• Develop and manage the pharmacy specialties, drug therapy process, medication distribution and control systems
• Provide and promote public health care
• Provide drug information, education and collaborate with patients and health care providers
• Didactic lectures with examinations
• Clinical clerkships
• Research dissertation
The duration of study for the Pharm.D programme is 2½ full-time academic years which encompasses 5 semesters. The programme consists of 12 months of didactic learning, 12 months of clinical clerkships and 6 months of specialised clerkship and research dissertation.
The maximum duration of candidature is 5 years. Students have to register and pass all credit hours of coursework (taught courses and clerkships) as well as research dissertation.
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmacy Management
|Social & Public Health in Pharmacy||Traditional & Complementary Medicine|
|Pharmacotherapy in Internal Medicine|
Pharmacotherapy in Intensive Care
|Pharmacotherapy in Infectious Diseases|
Pharmacotherapy in Paediatrics
Specialisation & Research Dissertation
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 84
Applicant for the PharmD Programme must possess:
|Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree with honours (CGPA ≥2.5) from CUCMS; OR|
|Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree with honours (CGPA ≥2.5) or its equivalent from any other University recognized by CUCMS; OR|
|Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree with honours (CGPA <2.5) and with at least 5 years continuous working experience.|
|For international students only:|
• Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or 80 (IBT)
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