Welcome to Salim Habib University (SHU), Faculty of Pharmacy! SHU’s greatest assets are the students specially the future Pharmacists.
Pharmaceutical Sciences provide an opportunity for diverse and rewarding careers with special attention to patient care, scientific research and drug discovery. SHU intends to deliver the best to its students. Now a day, profession of Pharmacy has expanded its role to patient counselling, drug monitoring, consultation with the physician and take the responsibilities of patient welfare.
A multifaceted approach is taken to provide students with holistic education so that they develop into professionals fully cognizant of the Pharmaceutical, clinical and social aspects of their profession. Pharmacy education requires close integration of clinical aspects of Pharmacy with scientific knowledge and practice hence strong academic collaborations are developed with a number of hospitals and community pharmacies to incorporate clinical visits and provide internships to the students.
Since industries are the backbone in Pharmacy profession, industrial labs have been developed on campus. Moreover, students will be exposed to internships and training in different areas of Pharmaceutical industries.
To ensure quality healthcare in Pakistan and abroad, doctors need the support of academically sound pharmacy professionals to develop life-saving drugs. The Pharm-D program in the University aims to equip students with knowledge skills and tools that will give them an edge in the professional market.
I will expect you to participate in all healthy and academic activities.
Dr. Rahila Ikram (HEC recognized supervisor)
Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Pharmacy offers a 5-year undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) program for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Faculty of Pharmacy comprises the following:
Pharm-D program is designed to enhance the professional skills of practical application in all disciplines of Pharmacy Profession. The syllabus is developed in such a manner that the graduates can fulfil the increasing demand of pharmacists in Academia, public and Private sector, Institutional Pharmacy, Pharma Industry, Regulatory and other related disciplines.
The graduates can also continue their studies at SHU, where there is a plan to provide an opportunity to study up to Ph. D. The highly qualified teaching faculty ensures the progress in right direction.
The facilities include spacious, air-conditioned and furnished classrooms with latest teaching aids, well-equipped modern Laboratories, with all necessary apparatus and paraphernalia. A separate girls common room.
To complete the studies in line with the theory content of the syllabus, a dedicated section of Pharmacy is available in the library; equipped with all necessary books, journals and access to significant databases.
To make Pharm-D program, Salim Habib University, a top ranked program recognized both at national and international levels; providing innovative pharmacy education aimed to transform students into focused practitioners, leaders, and researchers.
To provide quality pharmacy education on a par with international standards, integrating critical thinking, problem-solving, experiential learning, and leadership skills to develop students into professionals in the field of drug designing, quality management and pharmaceutical-care based on evidence.
Pharm-D program is a comprehensive and multi-faceted program.
In an attempt to maintain the educational standards high the curriculum has been designed as “Student-centered/ active learning, Problem/ practice based, Integrated, Community/ systems-based, Electives & System approaches (SPICES)”. This approach has proven effective in Pharmacy Education. These diverse aspects are facilitated by communication skills. the hands-on clinical and industrial skills and training on interpersonal basis.
The applicant should:
Pharmacy Graduates will find opportunities in the job market:
Degree Offered: Pharm-D
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
Semester - I
|ANA101||Anatomy and Histology||4|
|PHM101||Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy)||4|
|PHM102||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic)||3|
|PHM103||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry)||4|
Semester - II
|ENG102||Communication and Writing Skills||3|
|PHM104||Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy)||4|
|PHM105||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic)||3|
|PHM106||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry)||4|
|MTH101||Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics)||3|
Semester - III
|PHM201||Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science and Calculations)||4|
|PHM202||Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology)||4|
|PHM203||Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA||3|
|IPP201(Lab)||Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience||1|
Semester - IV
|PHM205||Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Sciences and Calculations)||4|
|PHM207||Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB||4|
|MTH102||Pharmacy Practice-IB (Biostatistics)||3|
|IPP202(Lab)||Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience||1|
Semester - V
|PHM301||Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy)||4|
|PHM302||Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy)||3|
|PHM303||Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I)||4|
|PHM304||Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA||4|
|PHM306||Pharmacy Practice-IX (Research Methodology)||2|
Semester - VI
|PHM307||Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social and Administrative Pharmacy)||3|
|PHM308||Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy)||3|
|PHM309||Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I)||4|
|PHM310||Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB||4|
|PHM311||Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced Pharma cognosy and CAM)||4|
|PHM312||Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy)||4|
Semester - VII
|PHM401||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis)||4|
|PHM402||Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II)||4|
|PHM403||Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy)||4|
|PHM404||Pharmaceutics-VA (Bio-pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)||4|
|PHM405||Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)||4|
Semester - VIII
|PHM406||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis)||4|
|PHM407||Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II)||4|
|PHM408||Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy)||4|
|PHM409||Pharmaceutics-VB (Bio-pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics)||4|
|PHM410||Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management)||4|
Semester - IX
|PHM501||Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology)||4|
|PHM502||Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy)||3|
|PHM503||Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing)||3|
|PHM504||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry)||4|
|PHM505||Pharmacy Practice-XIIA (Advanced Pharmacy-III)||2|
|APP501||Pharmacy Practice-XIA (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience)||3|
Semester - X
|PHM506||Pharmaceutics- VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology)||4|
|PHM507||Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy)||3|
|PHM508||Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Entrepreneurship)||3|
|PHM509||Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry)||4|
|PHM510||Pharmacy Practice-XIIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-III)||2|
|APP502||Pharmacy Practice-XIB (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience)||2|
Dr. Noor Kamil
Professor (HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)
Dr. Ghazala Ishrat
Dr. Amber Hanif Palla
Assistant Professor (HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)
Dr. Jamshed Arslan
Kiran Amir Ali
Lecturer Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Ms. Bilqees Fatima
Dr. Khurram Khalid
Lecturer cum Medical Officer