Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D)

The Department of Pharmacy offers Pharm-D program which is known as Doctor of Pharmacy. The university has established a number of Labs to support students of this Department for their practical work. Highly qualified faculty have joined the University for Pharm-D program. State of the art library and other facilities are available at the campus.
Aims & Objectives of the Pharm.D.Program: The aims and objectives of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) curriculum are to prepare graduates who will have the capacity, uptodate knowledge, strong ethical values, behavior, communication, writing and social skills that will enable them to pursue careers in:
Pharmaceutical care in health systems and community environment where appropriate medication usage and patientís safety is paramount.
Pharmaceutical industry and its quality systems.
Academia, research and development.
We aims To prepare pharmacy graduates whose scientific knowledge and skills enable them to work with the pace to ensure the quality in the design, manufacture, distribution and safe and effective use of pharmaceuticals in the society and clinical setting.

To keep pace with the advancements in the modern sciences.
Community pharmacy practice should be comprehensive.
Internship in various disciplines of Pharmacy should be implemented.
Update the syllabi of the Pharmacy keeping in view the current proposals, requirements and the Needs of the profession.
To make our graduates more skillful, competitive and knowledgeable both practically and theoretically.
To cater the local and international pharmacy needs.
Uniformity in the curriculum of Pharmacy at national level.
Credit hours should be harmonized i.e. practical and theory credit hours.
To make a health care practitioner who is expert in the use of medicine in all practical fields and are capable of disease state management specially to improve public health at large.
Upon graduation, the graduates should have the capacity, knowledge and capability to undertake career in;
Enhance patient safety to safe medication usage in community and health care systems.
To work in the pharmaceutical industry and its quality system.
To engage in academics and research i.e. Practice and Academics.
To prepare students as good human beings in serving the community i.e., ethics, communication skills, writing skills, behavior etc.
After graduation, he should become a member of health care team.
To help the stakeholders of pharmacy about the implications of WTO and TRIPS.
The syllabi should be more practical rather theoretical.
To prepare pharmacy graduates for better pharmacy practice in the areas including clinical pharmacy, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and industrial pharmacy.
To add further in the curriculum clinical oriented areas as per demand of Pharm.D degree.
To update the current syllabi according to the needs of the national and international demand.
To develop graduates capable of catering the needs of national and international health organizations or authorities to help adapt the paradigm shift in the health care system.
To bring uniformity in the contents of the syllabi in line with International trends/ international universities imparting Pharm.D education.
To produce the graduates to meet the challenges of 21st century of health care problems.


Year 1 Semester 1

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS104 English-I(Comprehension) 3+0 None
PHARM 310 Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 311 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) 3+1 None
PHARM 312 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) 3+1 None
PHARM 313 Physiology-A 3+1 None
PHARM 314 Anatomy & Histology 3+1 None

Year 1 Semester 2

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS203 English-II(Communication Skills) 3+0 None
PHARM 315 Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 316 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) 3+1 None
PHARM 317 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) 3+1 None
PHARM 318 Physiology-B 3+1 None

Year 2 Semester 3

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS108 Islamic Studies/ Ethics (For non Muslims) 2+0 None
PHARM 410 Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Form Science) 3+1 None
PHARM 411 Pharmaceutics-IIIA 3+1 None
PHARM 412 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA 3+1 None
PHARM 413 Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) 3+1 None
PHARM 414 Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) 3+0 None

Year 2 Semester 4

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS118 Pakistan Studies 2+0 None
PHARM 415 Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Form Science) 3+1 None
PHARM 416 Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) 3+1 None
PHARM 417 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB 3+1 None
PHARM 418 Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) 3+1 None
PHARM 419 Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics) 3+0 None

Year 3 Semester 5

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
SS211 English III (Technical Report Writing) 3+0 None
PHARM 510 Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 511 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3+1 None
PHARM 512 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA 3+1 None
PHARM 513 Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) 3+1 None
PHARM 514 Pathology 3+1 None

Year 3 Semester 6

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
PHARM 515 Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 516 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3+1 None
PHARM 517 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB 3+1 None
PHARM 518 Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) 3+1 None
PHARM 519 Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy 3+1 None

Year 4 Semester 7

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
PHARM 610 Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 611 Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 612 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 613 Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3+1 None
PHARM 614 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3+0 None

Year 4 Semester 8

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
PHARM 615 Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 616 Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 617 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) 3+1 None
PHARM 618 Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3+1 None
PHARM 619 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3+1 None

Year 5 Semester 10

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
PHARM 715 Pharmaceutics- VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3+1 None
PHARM 716 Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 3+1 None
PHARM 717 Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 718 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB 3+0 None
PHARM 719 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) 3+1 None

Year 5 Semester 9

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
PHARM 710 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3+1 None
PHARM 711 Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 3+1 None
PHARM 712 Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) 3+0 None
PHARM 713 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA 3+0 None
PHARM 714 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) 3+1 None


Students are required to take courses from this list.

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List of elective courses may be revised as per requirement.