Getting ready in high school

To get on a successful path to a career in pharmacy one should:

  • Develop good study habits.
  • Meet with your high school guidance counselor to make sure you're doing the correct high school courses needed to do the pre-requisite courses for  admission to Pharmacy.

The following table lists the 10 required Memorial University pre-requisite courses and the accompanying Newfoundland and Labrador high school preparatory courses: 

MUN Courses

Newfoundland and Labrador

High School Courses

Biology 1001 and 1002

No high school biology required

Chemistry 1050 and 1051(St. John’s Campus); Chemistry 1200 and 1001 (Grenfell Campus)

Go to the  Chemistry  Course Criteria chart for more information.

English - 6 credit hours are required but 3  credits may be a Memorial University Critical Reading and Writing course

Grade 12/Senior Secondary English; English 3201 for NL students

Mathematics 1000 and 1001

Go to the Math Course Criteria Chart for more information

Physics 1020 or 1050 and

Physics 1021 or 1051

Go to the Physics Course Criteria chart for more information.

For Advanced Placement (AP), please see the Transfer Credit Chart.

If you are a transfer student who has not attended high school in Newfoundland, please see required pre-requisite courses. Please contact the Registrar’s office for further information about potential transfer credits.

For academic advice, please contact a university academic advisor.