Department of Pharmacy offers the Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm (Hon’s)] and M.Pharm Degree, which includes theoretical courses, laboratory works, project works, and intensive industrial and hospital training. The B.Pharm (Hon’s) program was introduced in 1998, right from the foundation of the University and The M.Pharm program has been started in 2013.
Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs.
The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore, are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. The pharmacists have a vast job opportunity in various fields like pharmaceutical company /industry, hospital and community clinics, drug regulatory agencies, different health related institutes, etc.
“We care for life” by holding this slogan in their heart the students of this department spread out in Bangladesh and other countries as well after completing their B. Pharm. (Hon’s) and M.Pharm Degree.
The principal objectives of the pharmacy department are:
- To impart scientific knowledge for the identification, formulations, preparation, standardization, quality control, and uses of drugs and medicines and effective management of their distribution and sale.
- To produce skilled manpower to manage the affairs of hospital pharmacies, pharmaceutical industries, community pharmacy services, drug administration, and other organizations in drug research, marketing, sales, and administration.
- To encourage research in different fields of pharmacy so as to develop newer techniques of formulation, quality control, and standardization of drugs.