Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Learning outcomes

Students will have learned a foundational natural science curriculum, and then specialize into a comprehensive Pharmaceutical Sciences curriculum. They will graduate competent in the knowledge and practical skills of the Pharmaceutical Sciences to enable their problem-solving abilities. These, together with demonstrated teamwork, leadership, entrepreneurial and ethical behaviours, will allow our graduates to contribute to economic, social and political discussions in society.

Employment prospects

Employment prospects include biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries; government affairs, relations and policy; regulatory affairs; industrial manufacturing; the personal care product and nutraceutical industries; health care and allied health care professions; and, transition to academic research.

Delivery methods

The program will be delivered through traditional, in‐person classroom and laboratory teaching. Learning will be supported by the use of an online learning management system (Canvas) where lecture slides will be posted, assignments may be completed, and discussion boards will be monitored.

Entry

The BPSc is a direct‐entry from High School undergraduate program. There is limited ability to transfer into second year if the student has taken an equivalent curriculum. Direct entry to second year is competitive.

Number of program credits

120 credits for the General Studies, Research and Practicum options.
132 credits for the Honours options.

Summary of the Curriculum

FOR GUIDE PURPOSES ONLY – PLEASE CONSULT THE UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR PRECISE RULES AND REGULATIONS

YEAR 1 Mandatory Subjects
YEAR 2 Mandatory Subjects
YEAR 3 Mandatory Subjects
YEAR 4 Mandatory Subjects
YEAR 4 Electives (by choice)
YEAR 4 Experiential or Honours Options (by choice)
Program concentrations

*Honours students are expected to take 3 extra credits of electives in Year Three and Four

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