Pharm-D – Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) is an undergraduate 5 years’ degree program for those who are interested to pursue a career in the field of health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The students with medical background can opt for this degree fulfilling the admission criteria.

Recognized by HEC and NOC granted by Pharmacy Council of Pakistan

Course Duration:         5 Years / 10 Semesters

Intake: Fall 2021

Eligibility: Intermediate in Sciences (Pre-Medical), with at least 60% marks, OR, A’ level with Equivalency Certificate with at least 60% marks OR, equivalent certificate from any institution.

Admission Criteria: Admission Test + Interview

Credit Hour(s) Distribution

Year 1st Semester 2nd Semester Total Cr.Hrs
1 22 20 42
2 22 21 43
3 20 19 39
4 19 19 38
5 18 18 36
101 97 198

Course Structure for Pharm-D (Five Years)

1st Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
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-A Anatomy & Histology3+1
PHARM 314 3+1

2nd Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
ENG 301English-B (Communication & 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 313Physiology-B3+1

3rd Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
IS 402Islamic Studies  3
PHARM 410Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science)  3+1
PHARM 411Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology)  3+1
PHARM 412Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic)  3+1
PHARM 413Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical3+1
PHARM 414Mathematics)3

4th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
PS 403Pakistan Studies2
PHARM 415Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science)3+1
PHARM 416Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology)3+1
PHARM 417Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB  3+1
PHARM 418Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic)3+1
PHARM 419Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics)3

5th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
PHARM 510Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy)3+1
PHARM 511Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA3+1
PHARM 512(Pharmaceutical Analysis)3+1
PHARM 513Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA3+1
PHARM 514Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) Pathology3+1

6th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
PHARM 515Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy)  3
PHARM 516Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis)  3+1
PHARM 517Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB  3+1
PHARM 518Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced)  3+1
PHARM 519Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy)3+1

7th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
PHARM 610Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy)3
PHARM 611Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I)3+1
PHARM 612Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy)3+1
PHARM 613Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics)3+1
PHARM 614Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)3+1

8th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
PHARM 615Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy)3
PHARM 616Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I)3+1
PHARM 617Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy)3+1
PHARM 618Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics)3+1
PHARM 619Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)3+1

9th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
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 & Marketing)3
PHARM 714Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry)3+1

10th Semester

Course No.SubjectCr.Hr.
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 & Marketing)3
PHARM 719Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry)3+1