Welcome to Salim Habib University (SHU), Faculty of Pharmacy! SHU’s greatest assets are the students specially the future Pharmacists.

Pharmaceutical Sciences provide an opportunity for diverse and rewarding careers with special attention to patient care, scientific research and drug discovery. SHU intends to deliver the best to its students. Now a day, profession of Pharmacy has expanded its role to patient counselling, drug monitoring, consultation with the physician and take the responsibilities of patient welfare.

A multifaceted approach is taken to provide students with holistic education so that they develop into professionals fully cognizant of the Pharmaceutical, clinical and social aspects of their profession. Pharmacy education requires close integration of clinical aspects of Pharmacy with scientific knowledge and practice hence strong academic collaborations are developed with a number of hospitals and community pharmacies to incorporate clinical visits and provide internships to the students.

Since industries are the backbone in Pharmacy profession, industrial labs have been developed on campus. Moreover, students will be exposed to internships and training in different areas of Pharmaceutical industries.

To ensure quality healthcare in Pakistan and abroad, doctors need the support of academically sound pharmacy professionals to develop life-saving drugs. The Pharm-D program in the University aims to equip students with knowledge skills and tools that will give them an edge in the professional market.

I will expect you to participate in all healthy and academic activities.

Dr. Rahila Ikram (HEC recognized supervisor)
Professor
Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy


Faculty of Pharmacy offers a 5-year undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) program for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Faculty of Pharmacy comprises the following:

  • Department of Basic Medical Sciences
  • Department of Pharmaceutics
  • Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Department of Pharmacognosy
  • Department of Pharmacy Practice

Pharm-D program is designed to enhance the professional skills of practical application in all disciplines of Pharmacy Profession. The syllabus is developed in such a manner that the graduates can fulfil the increasing demand of pharmacists in Academia, public and Private sector, Institutional Pharmacy, Pharma Industry, Regulatory and other related disciplines.

The graduates can also continue their studies at SHU, where there is a plan to provide an opportunity to study up to Ph. D. The highly qualified teaching faculty ensures the progress in right direction.

The facilities include spacious, air-conditioned and furnished classrooms with latest teaching aids, well-equipped modern Laboratories, with all necessary apparatus and paraphernalia. A separate girls common room.

To complete the studies in line with the theory content of the syllabus, a dedicated section of Pharmacy is available in the library; equipped with all necessary books, journals and access to significant databases.

Vision

To make Pharm-D program, Salim Habib University, a top ranked program recognized both at national and international levels; providing innovative pharmacy education aimed to transform students into focused practitioners, leaders, and researchers.

Mission

To provide quality pharmacy education on a par with international standards, integrating critical thinking, problem-solving, experiential learning, and leadership skills to develop students into professionals in the field of drug designing, quality management and pharmaceutical-care based on evidence.


Doctor of Pharmacy Program

Pharm-D program is a comprehensive and multi-faceted program.

In an attempt to maintain the educational standards high the curriculum has been designed as “Student-centered/ active learning, Problem/ practice based, Integrated, Community/ systems-based, Electives & System approaches (SPICES)”. This approach has proven effective in Pharmacy Education. These diverse aspects are facilitated by communication skills. the hands-on clinical and industrial skills and training on interpersonal basis.

  • are par excellence in Pharmaceutical care, clinical care and research
  • are leaders in Pharmacy education, practice and industry
  • provide specialized Patient Care and Community Services
  • demonstrate competence to develop and implement evidence-based programs and protocols
  • deliver services to the community with commitment, professionalism and ethical responsibilities

Entry Requirements

The applicant should:

  • Have 60% marks in HSC (Pre-Medical) or 60% marks in A-level or equivalent qualification
  • Qualify the Aptitude Test and Interview

Internship Opportunities

  • Hospital and clinical setup
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Government and regulatory setup

Career Prospects
Pharmacy Graduates will find opportunities in the job market:

  • Technical Operations in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Commercial Operation of Pharmaceutical Industry including Sales and Marketing
  • Institutional (Hospital) Pharmacy
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Community pharmacy
  • Academia
  • Research & Development
  • Legislative Bodies
  • Pharmacy Regulatory Affairs
  • Pharmacy Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Insurance Companies

Degree Offered: Pharm-D

  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Semesters: 10
  • Credit Hours: 206

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Year 1
Semester - Ⅰ
ENG 111 English - A (Functional English) 2
PHM 101 Anatomy and Histology 3
PHM 101(Lab) Anatomy and Histology 1
PHM 103 Physiology - A 3
PHM 103 Lab) Physiology - A 1
PHM 105 Pharmaceutics - IA (Physical Pharmacy) 3
PHM 105 (Lab) Pharmaceutics - IA (Physical Pharmacy) 1
PHM 107 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IA (Organic) 2
PHM 107 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IA (Organic) 1
PHM 109 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIA (Biochemistry) 3
PHM 109 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIA (Biochemistry) 1
Credit Hours 21
Semester - ⅠⅠ
ENG 112 English - B (Communication & Writing skills) 4
PHM 102 Physiology - B 3
PHM 102 (Lab) Physiology - B 1
PHM 104 Pharmaceutics - IB (Physical Pharmacy) 3
PHM 104 (Lab) Pharmaceutics - IB (Physical Pharmacy) 1
PHM 106 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IB (Organic) 2
PHM 106 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IB (Organic) 1
PHM 108 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIB (Biochemistry) 3
PHM 108 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIB (Biochemistry) 1
PHM 110 Pharmacy Practice - IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) 3
Credit Hours 22
Year 2
Semester - ⅠⅠⅠ
IST 101 Islamic Studies 2
PHM201 Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms, Science and Calculations) 3
PHM 201 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms, Science and Calculations) 1
PHM 203 Pathology 3
PHM 203 (Lab) Pathology 1
PHM 205 Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) 3
PHM 205 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) 1
PHM 207 Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IA 3
PHM 207 (Lab) Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IA 1
PHM 209 Pharmacognosy - IA Basic 3
PHM 209 (Lab) Pharmacognosy - IA Basic 1
PHM 211 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice –(Introductory Pharmacy Practice experience) 1
Credit Hours 23
Semester - ⅠⅤ
PST101 Pakistan Studies 2
PHM 202 Pharmaceutics - IIB (Dosage Forms science & calculations) 3
PHM 202 (Lab) Pharmaceutics - IIB (Dosage Forms science & calculations) 1
PHM 204 Pharmaceutics - IIIB (Pharmaceutical Immunology) 3
PHM 204 (Lab) Pharmaceutics - IIIB (Pharmaceutical Immunology) 1
PHM 206 Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IB 3
PHM 206 (Lab) Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IB 1
PHM 208 Pharmacognosy - IB (Basic) 3
PHM 208 (Lab) Pharmacognosy - IB (Basic) 1
PHM 210 Pharmacy Practice - IB (Bio-statistics) 3
PHM 212 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice – (Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience) 1
Credit Hours 22
Year 3
Semester - Ⅴ
PHM 301 Pharmacy Practice - IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) 3
PHM 301 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice - IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) 1
PHM 303 Pharmacy Practice - IVA ( Hospital Pharmacy) 2
PHM 303 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice - IVA ( Hospital Pharmacy) 1
PHM 305 Pharmacy Practice - VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 3
PHM 405 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice - VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) 1
PHM 307 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA 3
PHM 307 (Lab) Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA 1
PHM 309 Pharmacognosy - IIA (Advanced) 3
PHM 309 (Lab) Pharmacognosy - IIA (Advanced) 1
Credit Hours 19
Semester - ⅤⅠ
PHM 302 Pharmacy Practice - IIB (Community Pharmacy, Social and administrative Pharmacy) 3
PHM304 Pharmacy Practice - IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) 2
PHM 304 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice – IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) 1
PHM 306 Pharmacy Practice - VB (Clinical Pharmacy) 3
PHM 306 (Lab.) Pharmacy Practice - VB (Clinical Pharmacy) 1
PHM 308 Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IIB 3
PHM 308 (Lab) Pharmacology and Therapeutics - IIB 1
PHM 310 Pharmacognosy - IIB (Advanced Pharmacognosy and CAM) 3
PHM 310 (Lab) Pharmacognosy - IIB (Advanced Pharmacognosy and CAM) 1
PHM 312 Pharmacy Practice - III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) 3
PHM 312 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice - III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) 1
Credit Hours 22
Year 4
Semester - ⅤⅠⅠ
PHM 401 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIIA) (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3
PHM 401 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIIA) (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 1
PHM 403 Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy II) 3
PHM 403 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy II) 1
PHM 405 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) 3
PHM 405 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) 1
PHM 407 Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3
PHM 407 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 1
PHM 409 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3
PHM 409 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 1
Credit Hours 20
Semester - ⅤⅠⅠⅠ
PHM 402 Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 3
PHM 402 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry - IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) 1
P1HM 404 Pharmacy Practice - VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 3
PH3M 404 (Lab) Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) 1
PHM 406 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) 3
PHM 406 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) 1
PHM 408 Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 3
PHM 408 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) 1
PHM 410 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 3
PHM 410 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) 1
Credit Hours 20
Year 5
Semester - Ⅸ
PHM 501 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3
PHM 501 (Lab) Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) 1
PHM 503 Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
PHM 505 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) 3
PHM 507 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) 3
PHM 507 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) 1
PHM 509 Pharmacy Practice – XII A (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy III) 2
PHM 511 Pharmacy Practice - XI A (Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience) 2
PHM 513 Pharmacy Practice - IX (Research Methodology) 1
Credit Hours 19
Semester - Ⅹ
PHM 502 Pharmaceutics - VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) 3
PHM 502 (Lab) Pharmaceutics - VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) 1
PHM 504 Pharmacy Practice - VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) 3
PHM 506 Pharmacy Practice – VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management and Entrepreneurship) 3
PHM 508 Pharmaceutical Chemistry- IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) 3
PHM 508 (Lab) Pharmaceutical Chemistry- IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) 1
PHM 510 Pharmacy Practice – XII B (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy III) 2
PHM 512 Pharmacy Practice – XI B (Advance Pharmacy Practice Experience) 2
Credit Hours 18

Dr. Rahila Ikram

Dean

Professor (Department of Pharmacy)

Email: rahela.ikram@shu.edu.pk

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Dr. Noor Kamil

Professor (HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Email: noor.kamil@shu.edu.pk

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Dr. Ghazala Ishrat

Assistant Professor

Email: ghazala.ishrat@shu.edu.pk

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Dr. Jamshed Arslan

Assistant Professor

Email: jamshed.arslan@shu.edu.pk

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Kiran Amir Ali

Lecturer Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Email: kiran.ali@shu.edu.pk

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Raheel Saeed

Lecturer

Email: raheel.saeed@shu.edu.pk

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