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How to Become Pharmacist Pharm B Pharm in Pakistan

D.Pharm one of the emegering fields in the medical science is giving it ways to new and young people. The students interested in the D Pharm can apply for it soon after the intermediate education. Here we have provided you all the ifnromation which will be helpful for you.

Type of course

  • Pharm D– Pharm D stands for Doctor of Pharmacy. It is a Post Graduate Doctorate Degree program.
  • B Pharmacy– It stands for Bachelor of Pharmacy. It is an undergraduate level Bachelor’s Degree course.

Course duration

  • Pharm D– Course duration is 6 years. Academic period lasts for 5 years. 1 year is dedicated towards internship.
  • B Pharmacy– Course duration is 4 years. All four years consists of academic program only. Internship is not present in this program.

Degree and Title obtained after course completion

  • Pharm D– After completing this course, successful graduates will get title of Doctor (Dr).
  • B Pharmacy– After completing this course, successful candidates will get Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.

Course content and structure

  • Pharm D– It focuses on fundamental concepts of pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, healthcare studies, pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical care.
  • B Pharmacy– It is a research and industry oriented course. It focuses on drug manufacturing, research, quality control and general pharmacy studies.

Course formats

  • Pharm D– In India, two formats of Pharm D courses are available- Pharm D (6 years long course) and Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate) course (3 years long). B Pharmacy graduates may pursue 3 years long Post Baccalaureate Pharm D program after graduation.
  • B Pharmacy– Only one format of this course is available (Degree program). 3 years long Diploma version of this course is available too (Diploma in Pharmacy).

Job profiles and prospects

  • Pharm D– After completing the course, one may find work in Hospitals, Clinical research organizations and pharmacy colleges. Job profiles available are- pharmacist, healthcare professional, consultant, research professional and clinical scientist.
  • B Pharmacy– After completing the course, one may find work in medical shops, Colleges, pharmaceutical companies and research firms. Job profiles available are- pharmacist, teacher/instructor, shop owner, marketer and research professional.

Scope abroad

  • Pharm D– Has got good ‘work abroad’ scope associated with it. Pharm D is the minimum degree required to practice as a pharmacist in many developed countries.
  • B Pharmacy– Though it has decent work scope in India, it is not so widely accepted in developed countries (Pharm D is the minimum qualification there). In case you want to work abroad, you may pursue Post Baccalaureate Pharm D program and improve your chances of landing a job!

PG courses

  • Pharm D– Since this is a doctorate degree, the best available PG course would be PhD.
  • B Pharmacy– Graduates may go for M Pharmacy or Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate) after completing Bachelor’s course.

How to become Pharmacist Pharm B Pharm in Pakistan

How to become Pharmacist Pharm B Pharm in PakistanWhy I choose this field…?

I have been admiring the work of doctors, pharmacists and other medical specialists, their courage, determination and dedication to their noble profession. That’s why I made up my mind to develop my own career on this field as I had always been good in science especially chemistry and biology. I started getting interest in pharmacy.

I do not mind starting my career in a hospital or clinic or health care facility, when I would be a pharmacist, consulting medical personnel on properties and effects of drugs and other medical related issues. I can also work together with therapists, physicians or other health practitioners.

It is a great honor to help dozens of people every day to sustain their hopes for better to bring long-awaited relief and positive changes to their lives.

Best Universities:

  • University College of Pharmacy, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Sindh University, Jamshoro.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Islamia University, Bahawalpur.
  • Department of Pharmacy, Peshawar University, Peshawar
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Bahauddin Zakriya University, Multan.
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, Gomal University, D. I. Khan.
  • Department of Pharmacy, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.
  • Department of Pharmacy, Sargodha University, Sargodha.
  • Department of Pharmacy, Balochistan University, Quetta.
  • Department of Pharmacy, Federal Urdu University, Karachi.
  • College of Pharmacy, GC University, Faisalabad.
  • Institute of Pharmacy, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat.
  • Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Veterinary &  Animal Sciences, Lahore.
  • College of Pharmacy, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

Job outlook:

Pharmacy leads directly to a career which does not just involve lab work. It seems to be a good career, fairly good pay and lots of job opportunities.

Employment of pharmacists is expected to increase by 25% from 2010-2023 i.e. faster than the average for all occupations.

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