Bachelor of Pharmacy

Batterjee Medical College
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
6 years
Intakes
August
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 17,983
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 17,983

About this course

BMC Pharmacy Program (BMCPP) enrolls students after the general preparatory year into 5 years of didactic/experiential courses within the PharmD Program. The program grant graduates with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.

Batterjee Medical College Pharmacy Program (BMCPP) enrolls students after the general preparatory year into 5 years of didactic/experiential courses within the PharmD Program. The program grant graduates with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree.
Since your first day at the BMCPP, you will feel like stepping in a new chapter in an exciting book. Meeting colleagues from different nationalities, building new relationships through many community service activities, making memories during fun events make the BMCPP a home for a very different experience. BMCPP has graduated bright and ambitious young people who are now at the center of the changes done for the profession and you will be following in the footsteps of a true leader.

BMCPP is a place where you can find brand-new facilities with academic expertise. It brings together some of the ambitious and influential faculties across different countries to support the program’s vision and mission.
In short, BMCPP is where you will learn how to change the world.

Entry Requirements

Requirements for Saudi High School Graduates (Saudi Curriculum):
- Applicant must have high school certificate in science.
- High school certificate must not be older than 5 years. 
- Applicant must have Qudrat and Tahsili results.

Requirements for International High School Graduates (International Curriculum):
- Applicant must have high school certificate with science subjects attested by the concerned ministries.
- For British curriculum: “O level” transcript must include the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematic, Physics and English. ”AS/A level” transcript must include 2 subjects Biology & Chemistry/Physics 
- High school certificate must not be older than 5 years.

Notes:
- High school applicants will join Preparatory Year. After that they will be accepted in the program based on their choices, merit and availability of seats.
- There is no Preparatory Year for Health Administration program.

Requirements for Transfer Applicants from Other Colleges and Universities:
Transfer students from other colleges or universities can apply to any Bachelor’s degree program at BMC.

Requirements:
- High school certificate.
- Academic transcript.
- Course specification for completed subjects by applicant.

Requirements for bridging applicants:
BMC accepts applicants with diplomas in all programs except Medicine program.
Bridging applicants can only join the programs in which they have earned their previous diplomas. 
Applicants having diploma of 3 years or more may join from the 3rd year of program.
Applicants having diploma less than 3 years may join from the 2nd year of program.

Documents required:
- High school certificate.
- Certificate and transcripts of earned diploma.    
- Certificate of Professional Accreditation from Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (with valid date).
- No objection letter from the applicant employer (if the applicant is working).

TOEFL, ILETS or STEP scores as indicated in the following table:
1. TOEFL Paper-based Test  --  113
2. TOEFL Internet-based Test (IBT)  --  30
3. IELTS Exam  --  3.5
4. STEP  --  67

Curriculum

1. Preparatory Year

2. Second Year

  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Anatomy & Histology I
  • Anatomy & Histology II
  • Physiology I
  • Physiology II
  • Microbiology I
  • Microbiology II
  • Biochemistry I
  • Biochemistry II
  • Immunology & Hematology 
  • Pharmacy as a Profession 
  • English for Pharmacy 
  • Pharmaceutics I 
  • Beginning Pharmacy Practice 
  • Academic Writing 

3. Third Year

  • Medicinal Chemistry I
  • Medicinal Chemistry II
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmaceutics II
  • Pharmaceutics III
  • Patient Assessment & Care
  • Communication Skills in Pharmacy 
  • Natural Products 
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Pharmacotherapeutics I (Cardiology, Pulmonary, GIT & Nephrology) 
  • Quality Control 
  • Nonprescription Medications & Self-care 
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences I (IPPE I)

4. Fourth Year

  • Medicinal Chemistry III
  • Medicinal Chemistry IV
  • Pharmacology III
  • Pharmacology IV
  • Pharmaceutics IV
  • Pharmacotherapeutics II (Endocrinology, Neurology & Psychiatry)
  • Pharmacotherapeutics III (Infectious Diseases & Hematology)
  • Pharmacy Administration 
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Research Design Considerations
  • Biopharmaceutics 
  • Pharmacy Practice Management & Marketing 
  • Drug Information & Literature Evaluation-Applications
  • Pharmacy Practice 
  • Proposal for a Scientific Study
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences II (IPPE II)

5. Fifth Year

  • Toxicology 
  • Pharmacokinetics 
  • Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacogenetics  
  • Pharmacotherapeutics IV (Immunology, Oncology, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Critically Ill Patients, Terminally Ill Patients)
  • Pharmacotherapeutics V (ENT, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Musculoskeletal, Urology, OB/GYN)
  • Pharmacoeconomics & Drug Treatment Outcomes 
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Research Project I
  • Research Project II
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics 
  • Pharmacoepidemiology, Preventative Care & Public Health
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Patient Safety & Medication Error Reduction 
  • Preparation for Rotations 
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences III (IPPE III)

6. Sixth Year: Clinical Practice

a. Clinical Rotations I, II, III, IV

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • CCU
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Oncology/Hematology
  • Neurology
  • Nutritional Support
  • Pharmacy Practice I
  • (Community Pharmacy/Outpatient Pharmacy)
  • Pharmacy Practice II
  • (Inpatient Pharmacy/Sterile Preparations & IV Admixture) 

b. Non-Clinical Elective Rotations I & II

  • Drug Information Services
  • Poison Control/Toxicology
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Research & Study Designs
  • Therapeutic QA/Medication Safety 
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmacy Administration/Logistic Affairs
  • Pharmaceutical Company
  • Extemporaneous Preparations
  • Academia
     

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