Department of

PHARMACY

About Department of Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the science and practice of discovering, producing, preparing, dispensing, and reviewing medications, aiming to ensure the safe, effective, and affordable use of medicines. Pharmacists are playing vital role in hospitals and clinics for preparing and dispensing medications, communicating with other health care professional, educating patients about medications. In order to become a Pharmacist one must complete their Undergraduate degree in Pharmacy courses. In Bangladesh Pharmacy Graduates are employed by a large number of Universities, Pharmaceutical industries, Governmental agencies, Research institutions and biotech companies.

Considering this importance of the Pharmaceutical Scientists in the academic and research institutions and as well as in pharmaceutical industries, hospitals and clinics and other related institutions, Stamford University Bangladesh has introduced the Department of Pharmacy in September 9, 2004 (with UGC approval).

Objectives of the Program Offering Entity:

Department of Pharmacy conducts programs aims to provide quality and up to date knowledge to students to be an ideal health professional. Aim to enable students to develop competencies for working in a multi-disciplinary group (e.g. pharmaceutical technology, pharmacology, clinical pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, hospital and community pharmacy, regulatory affairs, etc.) as a team member through proper communication and independent critical reasoning skills. This program Ensures student centered learning environment for inter-active and effective learning. It is committed to conduct programs with the complete awareness of its social and financial responsibilities and valuing people in all aspects of life and respect student-teacher relationship.

Resources of the Department:

The department brought academic excellence offering education in Pharmacy around the nation making innovative changes in academics, students, logistics and potential teaching staff. Currently 13 qualified full time faculty members are working here. We also invite part time faculty from University of Dhaka and from different research organizations to conduct several specialized course of B. Pharm. (Hons.) and M.Pharm programs. The Department has now its own laboratory set up for regular practical classes. We also have a library. A team of faculty has been arranged for research works and journal publications. Students get the opportunity to work in the laboratory for research purpose under supervision.

Description of the Program (B.Pharm and M.Pharm):

Bachelor of Science (Honors.) in Pharmacy is a four-year Bachelors program with honors comprising of 165 credits (168 credits when students need to complete Fundamentals of English). It is a level 7- Bachelor’s course as classified by Bangladesh National Qualification Framework (BNQF). There will be two semesters in each academic year and a student is expected to complete minimum 140 credits in eight semesters in four-year time according to the BNQF guidelines. According to Pharmacy Council of Page 9 Bangladesh (PCB), It shall not be less than 156 credits and shall not exceed 170 credits for Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm.) is a one-year post graduate program comprising of 40 credits. It is a level -9 post graduate course as classified by Bangladesh National Qualification Framework (BNQF). There will be two semesters in one academic year and a student is expected to complete minimum 40 credits according to the BNQF guidelines.

The options to choose from when it comes to higher education in Bangladesh may seem many but few are on par in quality and history with Stamford.

 

 

Message from the Chairman

Tasbira Jesmeen
Chairman (Acting) & Assistant Prof.
Department of Pharmacy
Stamford University Bangladesh

Do you want to serve the community and improve people’s health?

Then, Pharmacy as a subject is the right choice for you.

Pharmacists play a vital role in improving patient care through the medicine and information they provide. Careers in pharmacy offer many benefits and opportunities. These include working in the community, a hospital, home health care, pharmaceutical industries, research companies, government health agencies, and higher education.

In addition, pharmacy has an excellent earning potential and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly trusted professions due to the care and service pharmacists provide.

From the very beginning of the Department of Pharmacy , we are determined to equipped the students with necessary academic knowledge base through proper understanding of basic sciences that is Biology, chemistry and fundamental subjects of major pharmacy discipline such as Human Anatomy, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical analysis, Hospital pharmacy, drug storage and business management, Pharmaceutical organic & inorganic chemistry, Biochemistry Pathophysiology, Biostatistics & computer application in pharmacy.

We are promised for Inculcating creativity and innovative thinking abilities in students through possible exposure to the various Pharmacy subject applications, making them aware about the necessary personality traits, attitude, behavioral attributes and skill sets to become responsible health care professionals who practice in pharmacy and overall good human being to create and nurture sense of self responsibility and make them realize what they owe to the society.

The department of Pharmacy is enriched with effective faculty members owning expert pedagogical skills, strong communication skills, passion for their profession, active classroom management strategies, and solid knowledge of the subject matter or the field.

Many of our pharmacy faculty are prominent researchers and well connected within the professional landscape. This means the wide variety of available research facilities allows the students to strategically align the research experience with their personal pharmacy interests and future career goals.

So, Explore the limitless opportunities

Welcome you all to the Department of Pharmacy, Stamford University Bangladesh.

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