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Pharmacy

University of Saskatchewan

48 months
Duration
17687 CAD/year
17687 CAD/year
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About

Pharmacy is the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications, and the provision of drug and health information to the public. Pharmacists are vital members of healthcare teams. They work with patients to determine their medication needs and the care required to best meet these needs. Apply to the Pharmacy Pharm.D. program offered by University of Saskatchewan.

Overview

What you will learn

At the Pharmacy Pharm.D. program offered by University of Saskatchewan you will study how new drugs discovered, why some people react differently to some drugs, how drugs work in the body and how various factors can impact it's effectiveness or safeness. You will learn how to fill medical prescriptions, educate patients about their medications and answer a wide range of questions as well as provide diet, exercise, and other health information that does not involve prescription medication.

Careers

To practise pharmacy, you need:

  • a degree in pharmacy which includes experiential education (included in our program)
  • successful completion of Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada Exam
  • registration with a provincial regulatory body.
  • Our nationally accredited Pharm.D. program is designed to prepare graduates for a wide range of careers as pharmacists:

Community pharmacies

Pharmacists own, manage or are employed in pharmacies, where they provide pharmaceutical care to patients, including preparing and dispensing medications and answering questions about drugs.

Hospitals and medical centres

Pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care to patients and drug information services to other health-care practitioners. They can specialize in fields such as oncology, infectious disease, psychiatry and other areas.

Pharmaceutical industry

Pharmacists are involved in research, development of drug information materials and sales of pharmaceutical products. Advanced studies may be needed for some careers in industry

Universities

Pharmacy professors educate future professionals and conduct research. Advanced studies are needed for this career path.

Federal and provincial agencies

Pharmacists develop policy related to drugs and deal with laws to protect the public with respect to drug products and pharmacy practices.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Dispensing
  • Metabolism
  • Patient Care
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed 60 credit units (or equivalent) by April 30 of the year admission is desired. The coursework must include 24 credit units taken in at least one academic year (September to April). Prerequisite courses completed more than 10 years ago are not normally considered for credit as part of the admission application and will need to be repeated. As each situation is unique, students can request a review by contacting the College directly.
  • Applicants must have a minimum average of 70% to be considered for admission
  • For the 2021 admission cycle, the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition is continuing with an online test of critical skills (CASPer).
  • Personal Video Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17687 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17687 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    17687 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17687 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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