Thinking of a career in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences?
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at TUT offers a Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) qualification (NQF level 8) on a full-time basis. The department is ranked amongst the best in the country and that is made possible by our formidable lecturers who possess extensive experience and knowledge in the Pharmaceutical Sciences discipline.
The BPharm learning programme is offered using the innovative Problem-based learning (PBL) teaching and learning approach. PBL is a learning strategy which is in line with the national policy of Outcomes Based Education (OBE) since it is learner-centred and aimed at producing professional pharmacists equipped to practice effectively, immediately on completion of the degree.
The Department also offers postgraduate qualifications in Pharmaceutical Sciences such as an Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences (NQF level 7) for potential students who have a three-year qualification in health or related sciences and would like to pursue a career in Pharmaceutical Sciences, including clinical research or medicines governance and registration. These would include medical representatives, CRAs, analysts, pharmaceutical technologists, nurses, dental technologists, registration assistants.
For those who wish to articulate vertically and further deepen their knowledge in the field of medicines regulatory science or clinical research, a Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences (NQF level 8) would be a good developmental path to follow. This qualification will also provide for further articulation to Master’s studies.
The research-based Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences (NQF level 9) and a PhD in Science (NQF level 10) are further and higher level qualifications offered by the Department.
All of these exciting prospects exist in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences on a large and diverse University campus, where inventiveness and academic experiments await you.