School of Pharmacy

REGULATIONS

dash INTRODUCTION

dash VISION STATEMENT

dash MISSION STATEMENT



INTRODUCTION

The School of Pharmacy is committed to providing an undergraduate program of quality and excellence that will produce individuals who will contribute significantly in all settings of pharmacy practice. Students studying towards the B.Sc.(Pharmacy) degree will acquire, a background in the mathematical and physical sciences, and humanities.  Following this, students will receive an extensive education in pharmacy and the cognate health sciences, and intensive practice experience.

The program of study leading to the B.Sc.(Pharmacy) has two phases and requires at least five years to complete.

The School of Pharmacy is in a process of changing its curriculum from two pre-pharmacy years and three pharmacy years (2 + 3 program) to one pre-pharmacy year and four pharmacy years (1 + 4 program).

Students will be accepted into the 2 + 3 program in September 2003 and 2004, after which students will not be admitted to a 2 + 3 program.  Students wishing to enter this program must complete the two years of pre-entrance studies as described below (Admission to the School of Pharmacy, Regulation 6).  Students will then be selected for Pharmacy Studies in which they will study the pharmaceutical and cognate health sciences for three years (see Course List).

NOTE: ENTRY INTO THE FINAL THREE YEARS OF THE PROGRAM IS COMPETITIVE. NORMALLY SELECTION WILL BE MADE FROM THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE PRE-ENTRANCE STUDIES (SEE REGULATION 4, ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY).

The first class of the 1 + 4 program will begin in September 2004.  Students must complete the first year of pre-entrance studies as described below (Admission to the School of Pharmacy, Regulation 6). Students will then be selected for Pharmacy Studies in which they will study the pharmaceutical and cognate health sciences for four years.

NOTE: ENTRY INTO THE FINAL FOUR YEARS OF THE PROGRAM IS COMPETITIVE.  NORMALLY SELECTION WILL BE MADE FROM THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE PRE-ENTRANCE STUDIES (SEE REGULATION 4, ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY).



VISION STATEMENT

Fostering the development of pharmacy graduates committed to enhancing the health of individuals and the community.



MISSION STATEMENT

Through the scholarly pursuits of teaching, research and service, the School of Pharmacy is dedicated to -

i.    preparing pharmaceutical care practitioners committed to life long learning
ii.   fostering excellence and innovation in research and graduate studies
iii.  developing and participating in professional practice and community outreach
iv.  advancing the profession


Last modified on June 4, 2003 by R. Bruce

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