Bachelors of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) program at ECPSR aims to prepare exemplary health care professionals who can meet the challenging needs of the healthcare industry and the community at large. As part of this advanced course work in pharmaceutical sciences, the degree program includes internships in community, hospital and manufacturing pharmacies or industries.

ECPSR’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has been structured to provide the maximum impetus for skill development. The coursework lays emphasis on research, theoretical knowledge, and clinical experience in order to develop highly trained medication specialists.

In order to develop highly trained medication specialists, the course lays emphasis on the following:

  • Ample research
  • Comprehensive theoretical knowledge
  • Thorough clinical experience

First Semester

  • General Chemistry 1
  • Organic Chemistry 1
  • Physics 1
  • Biology 1

Second Semester

  • General Chemistry 2
  • Organic Chemistry 2
  • Physics 2
  • Biology 2
  • Pre-Calculus

Third Semester

  • Pharmacy Practice 1 (Orientation to Profession of pharmacy)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1
  • Integrated Basic Health Science1A (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Health
  • Communication Skills for Health Personnel I

Fourth Semester

  • Pharmacy Practice - 2 (Pharmacy calculations)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2
  • Integrated Basic Health Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Community Health)
  • Law, Governance, Economy and Society

Fifth Semester

  • Microbiology, Immunology and General Pathology
  • Pharmacy Practice - 3 (Compounding Lab)
  • Medicinal Chemistry 1
  • Pharmaceutics (dosage form design)
  • Pharmacology 1

Six Semester

  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmacy Practice-4 Laboratory (Sterile Products Lab)
  • Pharmaceutics (Biopharmaceutics, New Drug Delivery Systems & Devices)
  • Medicinal Chemistry- 2
  • Pharmacology 2

Seven Semester

  • Pharmacy Practice -5 (prescription dispensing & site visits)
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Pharmacokinetics (Basic & Clinical)
  • Pharmacy Law & Ethics
  • Alternative Medicine, Non-Prescription Drugs
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective 1

Eight Semester

  • Pharmacy Practice -6 (Drug Information / Literature Evaluation)
  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Pharmacokinetics (Basic & Clinical)
  • Elective 2

Nine Semester

  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Pharmacy Practice- 7 (Clinical Skills, Patient Counseling, Introduction to Clerkship)
  • Research Project
  • Community Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Institutional Pharmacy Practice Management

Ten Semester

  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Electives -3
  • Pharmacy Practice -8 (Clinical Clerkship)

Research/Writing Requirement

The student should have completed their search requirement and submitted are search paper output before he/she is allowed to do internship.


The student must have completed the number of hours for community, hospital and manufacturing pharmacy internship as requirement for graduation. The major internship can be done in any of the three areas of internship.

Community Pharmacy 200 hours
Hospital Pharmacy 200 hours
Manufacturing Pharmacy 200 hours
Major Manufacturing 360 hours
Total Number of Hours 960 hours

Elective Specializations

Elective Courses - Any Three (3)
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Biological Interactions with Materials
  • Toxicology
  • Drug Interactions
  • Pharmacist Services Management
  • Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency
  • Computer Applications in Pharmacy Practice
  • Leadership in Health-System Pharmacy
  • Fluids and Electrolytes
  • Medical Imaging for Pharmacists
  • Veterinary Therapeutics
  • Introduction to Academic Pharmacy
  • Seminars in Geriatrics
  • Seminars in Cardiology
  • Seminars in Long Term Care
  • Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Infectious Disease and Pharmacotherapy in Acute Care
  • Introduction to the Infectious Patient
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Comprehensive Immunization Delivery
  • Seminars in Pediatrics
  • Medication Management in Ambulatory/Primary Care
  • Veterinary Therapeutics
  • Herbals, Homeopathy, and Dietary Supplements
  • Seminars in Global Health Pharmacy
  • Seminars in Psychiatric Pharmacy
  • Advanced Diabetes Management
  • Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
  • Oncology Biomarkers
  • Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Health Equity and Social Justice
  • Topics in Safety and Quality
  • Research Seminar in Social & Administrative Pharmacy
  • History of Pharmacy
  • Byzantine Medicine and Pharmacy
  • Independent Study
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing and Policy
  • Research Seminar in Social & Administrative Pharmacy

The 4-year pharmacy degree program enables students to done various career roles, such as an industrial pharmacist, academic pharmacist, hospital and community pharmacist, supervisor, quality control pharmacists, laboratory instructors, food and drug regulation officers, and product managers of pharmaceutical firms.

  • Students who have completed 10+2 level of education (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. Maths is required at O level/A level/Equivalent program)
  • Students who have earned minimum 60 college-level credit hours from diploma/ undergraduate institutions (health science program)