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 Univesity pre-requisite courses and the accompanying Newfoundland and Labrador high school preparatory 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 prerequisite courses.
For academic advice, please contact a university academic advisor.