Bachelor of Pharmacy | UWC

APS Required

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Duration

3 year(s)

Type

Bachelor's Degree

Delivery

Full-time

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Requirements

  • Minimum 38 UWC APS
  • English: Code 4 (Home or First Additional Language)
  • Any other language: Code 3 (Home or First Additional)
  • Maths Code 4
  • Physical Sciences AND Life Sciences Code 4

Career Prospects

  1. Pharmacist: Work in community pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, or retail chains, dispensing medications, providing medication counseling, and monitoring patient medication therapy to ensure safe and effective use of medications. Pharmacists collaborate with healthcare providers, educate patients about medication adherence and side effects, and participate in medication management services such as medication therapy management and medication reconciliation to optimize patient outcomes and improve healthcare quality.
  2. Clinical Pharmacist: Practice in hospital or clinical settings, providing pharmaceutical care services, such as medication review, medication reconciliation, and therapeutic drug monitoring, to hospitalized patients or outpatients with complex medical conditions or chronic diseases. Clinical pharmacists collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient-specific medication plans, manage drug therapies, and prevent medication-related problems and adverse drug reactions to enhance patient safety and clinical outcomes.
  3. Hospital Pharmacist: Work in hospital pharmacies, managing medication distribution, inventory control, and medication compounding services to support patient care and hospital operations. Hospital pharmacists review medication orders, prepare and dispense medications, and provide drug information and clinical support to healthcare providers and patients, ensuring timely and accurate medication delivery and administration in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory standards.
  4. Industrial Pharmacist: Work in pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, research laboratories, or regulatory agencies, overseeing drug production, quality control, and regulatory compliance activities to ensure the safety, efficacy, and quality of pharmaceutical products. Industrial pharmacists develop and validate manufacturing processes, conduct quality assurance audits, and liaise with regulatory authorities to obtain drug approvals and maintain compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry.
  5. Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Work in regulatory affairs departments of pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, or regulatory agencies, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, standards, and guidelines governing the development, registration, and marketing of pharmaceutical products and healthcare technologies. Regulatory affairs specialists prepare regulatory submissions, coordinate regulatory approvals, and provide regulatory guidance and support to ensure product quality, safety, and efficacy in regulatory compliance.
  6. Pharmaceutical Sales Representative: Promote and sell pharmaceutical products, medical devices, or healthcare services to healthcare professionals, hospitals, clinics, or pharmacies, providing product information, training, and support to customers and clients. Pharmaceutical sales representatives develop sales strategies, build client relationships, demonstrate product features, and negotiate sales contracts to achieve sales targets and market penetration in the pharmaceutical industry.
  7. Clinical Research Associate (CRA): Coordinate and monitor clinical trials and research studies to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of new drugs, therapies, or medical interventions in human subjects. Clinical research associates ensure compliance with study protocols, regulatory requirements, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, and oversee data collection, documentation, and reporting activities to support clinical research projects and drug development initiatives in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
  8. Academic Pharmacist/Educator: Teach and educate pharmacy students, healthcare professionals, or patients about pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacotherapy, and medication management through academic programs, continuing education courses, or patient education initiatives. Academic pharmacists/educators develop curriculum materials, deliver lectures, and facilitate interactive learning activities to promote pharmacy education, research, and professional development in academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and community settings.
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