Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Pharm.D. program aims to produce graduates who will:

  • Contribute competently in the pharmaceutical industry by applying requisite technical skills.
  • Demonstrate advancement in pharmaceutical profession by enhancing their knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrate ethical values and contribute positively towards the society

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • Knowledge: An ability to apply knowledge of Pharmaceutical Sciences, mathematics, computing to the solution of complex Pharmaceutical problems.
  • Problem Analysis: An ability to identify, formulate, research literature, analyze complex Pharmaceutical problems, reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of Mathematic, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Computer Sciences.
  • System Design: An ability to design solutions for complex Pharmaceutical problems, and design systems, component or processes that meet specified needs while maintaining Pharmaceutical standards, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Investigation: An ability to investigate complex Pharmaceutical problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and development of systems, analysis and interpretation of Pharmaceutical and experimental data, and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.
  • Modern Tool Usage: An ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, modeling, to complex Pharmaceutical activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • Impact Analysis: An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional Pharmaceutical practice and solution to complex Pharmaceutical problems.
  • Management Skills: An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply Pharmaceutical principles to one’ own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Team Work: An ability to work effectively, as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and/or multidisciplinary settings.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of Pharmacy practice.
  • Communication: An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex Pharmacy activities with the Pharmacy community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Lifelong Learning: An ability to recognize importance of, and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate (FSc Pre-Medical) or Equivalent securing at least 60% marks in aggregate. In case of foreign qualification, equivalence from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) will be required.
  • CUST Admission Test/Interview.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Each candidate for the Pharm.D. degree is required to complete successfully 198 credit hours (Cr. Hrs.). as per the following details:

Area Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutics Courses 56
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Courses 32
Basic Medical Sciences Courses 32
Pharmacognosy Courses 16
Pharmacy Practice Courses 41
Mathematics and Bio-statistics Courses 06
Computer Science Courses 04
Humanities Courses 11
Total 198

(a) Pharmaceutics Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) PH1113 03
Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) PH1123 03
Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) PH2133 03
Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) PH2153 03
Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) PH2143 03
Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) PH2163 03
Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) PH4173 03
Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) PH4213 03
Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) PH4233 03
Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) PH4183 03
Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) PH4223 03
Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) PH4243 03
Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) PH5253 03
Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) PH5263 03
Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) Lab PH1111 01
Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) Lab PH1121 01
Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) Lab PH2131 01
Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology &Immunology) Lab PH2151 01
Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) Lab PH2141 01
Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) Lab PH2161 01
Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab PH4171 01
Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab PH4211 01
Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab PH4231 01
Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab PH4181 01
Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab PH4221 01
Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab PH4241 01
Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab PH5251 01
Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab PH5261 01

(b) Pharmaceutical Chemistry Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) PH1313 02
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) PH1333 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) PH1323 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) PH1343 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA(Pharmaceutical Analysis) PH3353 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) PH3363 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) PH5373 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) PH5383 03
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) Lab PH1311 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) Lab PH1331 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) Lab PH1321 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) Lab PH1341 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab PH3351 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab PH3361 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab PH5371 01
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab PH5381 01

(c) Basic Medical Sciences Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Physiology-A PH1513 03
Anatomy & Histology PH1533 03
Physiology-B PH1523 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA PH2543 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB PH2553 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA PH3563 03
Pathology PH3583 03
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB PH3573 03
Physiology-A Lab PH1511 01
Anatomy & Histology Lab PH1531 01
Physiology-B Lab PH1521 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA Lab PH2541 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB Lab PH2551 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA Lab PH3561 01
Pathology Lab PH3581 01
Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB Lab PH3571 01

(d) Pharmacognosy Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) PH2713 03
Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) PH2723 03
Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) PH3733 03
Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) PH3743 03
Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) Lab PH2711 01
Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) Lab PH2721 01
Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) Lab PH3731 01
Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) Lab PH3741 01

(e) Pharmacy Practice Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) PH3813 03
Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy) PH3823 03
Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy) PH4833 03
Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) PH4843 03
Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) PH4853 03
Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) PH4863 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) PH5873 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) PH5883 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) PH5913 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) PH5923 03
Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) Lab PH3811 01
Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab PH4851 01
Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab PH4861 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab PH5871 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab PH5881 01
Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) PH5933 03
Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) PH5943 03

(f) Mathematics and Biostatistics Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) MTPH2013 03
Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics) MTPH2023 03

(g) Computer Science Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) CSPH3113 03
Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) Lab CSPH3111 01

(h) Humanities Courses

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
English-A (Functional English) HMPH1012 02
English-B (Communication & Writing Skills) HMPH1024 04
Islamic Studies HMPH2033 03
Pakistan Studies HMPH2042 02

(i) Community Services (VIS4000)

It is mandatory for every student to get involved in 65 hours community service during summer (not allowed when student is registered for internship) following their 4th semester or after completion of 50 Cr. Hrs.

(j) CGPA Requirement

A student is required to earn a minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA on the completion of his/her degree requirement.

(k) Program Duration

This is a five-year degree program comprising of 10 semesters with minimum of 198 Cr. Hrs. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The summer session will be utilized for internships or deficiency courses. The maximum duration to complete Pharm.D. is 8 years.

ROAD MAP

Semester - I (22 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMPH 1012 English – A (Functional English) Humanities 2 0 2
PH 1113 Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 1313 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 1333 Pharmaceutics Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 1513 Physiology-A Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 1533 Anatomy & Histology Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 1111 Pharmaceutics-IA (Physical Pharmacy) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 1311 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IA (Organic) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 1331 Pharmaceutics Chemistry-IIA (Biochemistry) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 1511 Physiology-A Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1
PH 1531 Anatomy & Histology Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1

Semester - II (20 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMPH 1024 English-B (Communication & Writing skills) Humanities 4 0 4
PH 1123 Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 1323 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 1343 Pharmaceutics Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 1523 Physiology-B Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 1121 Pharmaceutics-IB (Physical Pharmacy) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 1321 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IB (Organic) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 1341 Pharmaceutics Chemistry-IIB (Biochemistry) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 1521 Physiology-B Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1

Semester - III (22 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMPH 2033 Islamic Studies Humanities 3 0 3
PH 2133 Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 2153 Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 2543 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 2713 Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) Pharmacognosy 3 0 3
MTPH 2013 Pharmacy Practice-IA (Pharmaceutical Mathematics) Mathematics and Bio-statistics 3 0 3
PH 2131 Pharmaceutics-IIA (Dosage Forms Science) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 2151 Pharmaceutics-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Immunology) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 2541 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IA Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1
PH 2711 Pharmacognosy-IA (Basic) Lab Pharmacognosy 0 3 1

Semester - IV (21 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
HMPH 2042 Pakistan Studies Humanities 2 0 2
PH 2143 Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 2163 Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology &Immunology) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 2553 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 2723 Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) Pharmacognosy 3 0 3
MTPH 2023 Pharmacy Practice-IB (Bio-statistics) Mathematics and Bio-statistics 3 0 3
PH 2141 Pharmaceutics-IIB (Dosage Forms Science) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 2161 Pharmaceutics-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Microbiology &Immunology) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 2551 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IB Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1
PH 2721 Pharmacognosy-IB (Basic) Lab Pharmacognosy 0 3 1

Semester - V (20 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 3813 Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 3353 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 3563 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 3733 Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) Pharmacognosy 3 0 3
PH 3583 Pathology Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 3811 Pharmacy Practice-IIA (Dispensing Pharmacy) Lab Pharmacy Practice 0 3 1
PH 3351 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIA (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 3561 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIA Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1
PH 3731 Pharmacognosy-IIA (Advanced) Lab Pharmacognosy 0 3 1
PH 3581 Pathology Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1

Semester - VI (19 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 3823 Pharmacy Practice-IIB (Community, Social & Administrative Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 3363 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB(Pharmaceutical Analysis) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 3573 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB Basic Medical Sciences 3 0 3
PH 3743 Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) Pharmacognosy 3 0 3
CSPH 3113 Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) Computer Science Courses 3 0 3
PH 3361 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IIIB (Pharmaceutical Analysis) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1
PH 3571 Pharmacology and Therapeutics-IIB Lab Basic Medical Sciences 0 3 1
CSPH 3111 Pharmacy Practice-III (Computer and its Applications in Pharmacy) Lab Computer Science Courses 0 3 1
PH 3741 Pharmacognosy-IIB (Advanced) Lab Pharmacognosy 0 3 1

Semester - VII (19 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 4833 Pharmacy Practice-IVA (Hospital Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 4853 Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 4173 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4213 Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4233 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4851 Pharmacy Practice-VA (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab Pharmacy Practice 0 3 1
PH 4211 Pharmaceutics-IVA (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 4211 Pharmaceutics-VA (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 4231 Pharmaceutics-VIA (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1

Semester – VIII (19 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 4843 Pharmacy Practice-IVB (Hospital Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 4863 Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 4183 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4223 Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4243 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 4861 Pharmacy Practice-VB (Clinical Pharmacy-I) Lab Pharmacy Practice 0 3 1
PH 4181 Pharmaceutics-IVB (Industrial Pharmacy) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 4241 Pharmaceutics-VIB (Pharmaceutical Quality Management) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 4221 Pharmaceutics-VB (Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1

Semester – IX (18 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 5253 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 5873 Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5913 Pharmacy Practice-VIIA (Forensic Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5933 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIA (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5373 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 5251 Pharmaceutics-VIIA (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 5871 Pharmacy Practice-VIA (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab Pharmacy Practice 0 3 1
PH 5371 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVA (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1

Semester – X (18 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Code Course Title Major Area Lec. Hrs Lab. Hrs Cr. Hrs.
PH 5263 Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) Pharmaceutics 3 0 3
PH 5883 Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5923 Pharmacy Practice-VIIB (Forensic Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5943 Pharmacy Practice-VIIIB (Pharmaceutical Management & Marketing) Pharmacy Practice 3 0 3
PH 5383 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 0 3
PH 5261 Pharmaceutics-VIIB (Pharmaceutical Technology) Lab Pharmaceutics 0 3 1
PH 5881 Pharmacy Practice-VIB (Advanced Clinical Pharmacy-II) Lab Pharmacy Practice 0 3 1
PH 5381 Pharmaceutical Chemistry-IVB (Medicinal Chemistry) Lab Pharmaceutical Chemistry 0 3 1