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.
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:
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.
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
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.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
- Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Dispensing
- Patient Care
- Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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
International17687 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17687 CAD per year during 48 months.
National17687 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17687 CAD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Saskatoon
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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