Pharmacy, Bachelor

About

Profile of the Pharmacy program from University of Nicosia:

The role of pharmacists is very important for health as they are the experts in the field of medicines. The curriculum is fully in line with the modern European standards and requirements and it is structured in a way to provide the graduate with the contemporary academic background, the scientific knowledge and all skills needed to become a successful pharmacist.

The course aims to provide all the pharmaceutical knowledge, related to the chemistry, the technology the activity and safety of drugs, in order for the graduates to be able to apply their knowledge to therapeutics for the benefit of patients.

Career Prospects:

Potential employment opportunities include a community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics industry, regulatory affairs.

Access to Further Studies:

Graduates will be able to continue for postgraduate studies in the field of their choice. At present the University of Nicosia does not offer graduate programs in pharmacy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    300 ECTS 150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Physiology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Personal Transferable Skills
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Principles of Immunology
  • Cell Biology
  • Calculus/Mathematics for Pharmacy
  • Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • Pathophysiology
  • Dispensing and Galenic Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control
For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. Some programmes may have additional requirements in which case they are specified separately under the relevant programme details.

Regular Academic Admission

Regular admission to academic programmes requires a High School Leaving Certificate or its equivalent. ‘A’ levels are considered to be a form of equivalent qualification. (Depending on the nature of the ‘A’ levels obtained and the programme for which the student applies, credits within the programme may be awarded up to a maximum of 12 credits).

In addition to a strong academic record, we take into account the student’s extracurricular involvement, leadership skills, and other relevant background information.

English Language Proficiency

English is the language of instruction at the University of Nicosia. All students are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT) before registering for classes. The EPT may show that some students will need to register for non-credit English classes before being able to register for their academic programme of study.

Students with the following English qualifications will register directly for their academic programme of study:

  • TOEFL: 513 and above
  • Computer-based TOEFL: 183 and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 65 and above
  • IELTS: 5.5 and above
  • Cambridge Exams [First Certificate]: B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate]: C and above
  • GCSE English Language "O" Level: C and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English: Pass
  • Michigan Examination of Competency in English: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    8280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8280 EUR per year and a duration of 60 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

550 - 850 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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.