Completion Requirements

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements

The Programme consists of 49 obligatory modules, with a total of 300 ECTS. Students must complete their practical training during semester 9 and 10, for 12 months. Half of the practical training (6 months) is completed in a registered private or public pharmacy. The remaining practical training (6 months) is performed in the above mentioned institutions or other institutions such as the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry that include the following activities:

  • Preparation of the pharmaceutical form of medicinal products;
  • Manufacture and testing of medicinal products;
  • Testing of medicinal products in a laboratory for the testing of medicinal products;
  • Storage, preservation and distribution of medicinal products at the wholesale stage;
  • Preparation, testing, storage and supply of medicinal products in pharmacies open to the public;
  • Preparation, testing, storage and dispensing of medicinal products in hospitals;
  • Provision of information and advice on medicinal products.

Access to Further Studies

Contact Information

Dr. Kourounakis Panagiotis
Coordinator Department of Pharmacy
Professor
Frederick University
Address: 7, Y. Frederickou Str.
Pallouriotisa, Nicosia 1036
Cyprus
Contact

Semester breakdown

Course Structure Diagram


SEMESTER 1
CodeNameECTS
AENG141BASIC ENGLISH FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES2
PHA101GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY6
PHA102GENERAL PHYSICS6
PHA104GENERAL BIOLOGY6
PHA105INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES5
FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 2
CodeNameECTS
AENG142INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES2
PHA103MATHEMATICS I6
PHA106ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY6
PHA107ELEMENTS OF BOTANY6
PHA108HUMAN ANATOMY5
FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 3
CodeNameECTS
PHA201PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY6
PHA202ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I6
PHA203MICROBIOLOGY6
PHA204CHEMISTRY OF BIOACTIVE NATURAL COMPOUNDS6
PHA205PHYSIOLOGY6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 4
CodeNameECTS
PHA206ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II6
PHA207BIOCHEMISTRY I6
PHA208PHYSICAL PHARMACY6
PHA209FOOD CHEMISTRY AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE6
PHA305HYGIENE AND EMERGENCY THERAPEUTICS6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 5
CodeNameECTS
PHA210MOLECURAL BIOLOGY6
PHA301BIOPHARMACY & PHARMACOKINETICS6
PHA302INORGANIC & BIOINORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY6
PHA303PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS I6
PHA304BIOCHEMISTRY II6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 6
CodeNameECTS
PHA306MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY6
PHA307PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY I6
PHA308PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY I6
PHA309PHARMACOLOGY I6
PHA310PHARMACEUTICAL IMMUNOLOGY & IMMUNOCHEMISTRY6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 7
CodeNameECTS
PHA401PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II6
PHA402PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY II6
PHA403PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II AND DRUG CONTROL6
PHA404PHARMACOGNOSY6
PHA405PHARMACOLOGY II6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 8
CodeNameECTS
PHA406CLINICAL PHARMACY & DRUG INTERACTIONS5
PHA407INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY5
PHA408TOXICOLOGY5
PHA410DESIGN,DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT OF DRUGS5
PHA411CHEMISTRY & TECHNOLOGY OF INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY AND COSMETICS5
PHA506DIPLOMA PROJECT5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 9
CodeNameECTS
PHA504PRACTICAL TRAINING I30
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 10
CodeNameECTS
PHA502PHARMACEUTICAL LEGISLATION,LAW & ETHICS5
PHA507PRACTICAL TRAINING II25
TOTAL30

 

Admission Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates can be admitted to the Program only if they satisfy the general admission requirements of the University.

Additional admission requirements for the BSc Program of the Department of Pharmacy are listed below. Specifically, candidates are expected to:

  1. hold a minimum grade of 85% in Chemistry and
  2. hold a minimum grade of 85% in their school leaving certificate in two of the following subjects: Physics, Biology, Mathematics

Candidates not meeting the specific requirements may still be admitted to the program with other qualifications in lieu (e.g. GCE certificates).

Recognition of Prior Learning

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

Courses

Qualification Requirements

The Program is based on the ECTS credit accumulation mode of study. Students can be awarded the Diploma in Pharmacy upon completion of 300 credits. These credits are allocated to compulsory courses as shown in the table below. The list of courses is provided in the Program’s course structure.

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses235
Practical Training 55
Free Electives10
TOTAL300

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 235 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 AENG141BASIC ENGLISH FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES24
2 AENG142INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES24
3 PHA101GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY63 + 3
4 PHA102GENERAL PHYSICS63 + 2
5 PHA103MATHEMATICS I64
6 PHA104GENERAL BIOLOGY62 + 2
7 PHA105INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES53
8 PHA106ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY63 + 2
9 PHA107ELEMENTS OF BOTANY63 + 2
10 PHA108HUMAN ANATOMY52 + 1
11 PHA201PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY64 + 2
12 PHA202ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I64 + 2
13 PHA203MICROBIOLOGY62 + 2
14 PHA204CHEMISTRY OF BIOACTIVE NATURAL COMPOUNDS64 + 2
15 PHA205PHYSIOLOGY64 + 2
16 PHA206ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II63 + 2
17 PHA207BIOCHEMISTRY I63 + 2
18 PHA208PHYSICAL PHARMACY64 + 2
19 PHA209FOOD CHEMISTRY AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE64 + 2
20 PHA210MOLECURAL BIOLOGY62 + 2
21 PHA301BIOPHARMACY & PHARMACOKINETICS63 + 2
22 PHA302INORGANIC & BIOINORGANIC PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY64 + 2
23 PHA303PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS I63 + 2
24 PHA304BIOCHEMISTRY II62 + 2
25 PHA305HYGIENE AND EMERGENCY THERAPEUTICS62 + 2
26 PHA306MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY62 + 2
27 PHA307PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY I62 + 3
28 PHA308PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY I62 + 2
29 PHA309PHARMACOLOGY I62 + 3
30 PHA310PHARMACEUTICAL IMMUNOLOGY & IMMUNOCHEMISTRY62 + 2
31 PHA401PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II64 + 2
32 PHA402PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY II63 + 2
33 PHA403PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II AND DRUG CONTROL63 + 3
34 PHA404PHARMACOGNOSY63 + 3
35 PHA405PHARMACOLOGY II63 + 2
36 PHA406CLINICAL PHARMACY & DRUG INTERACTIONS52 + 2
37 PHA407INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY52 + 2
38 PHA408TOXICOLOGY53 + 1
39 PHA410DESIGN,DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT OF DRUGS53 + 1
40 PHA411CHEMISTRY & TECHNOLOGY OF INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY AND COSMETICS53 + 2
41 PHA502PHARMACEUTICAL LEGISLATION,LAW & ETHICS52
42 PHA506DIPLOMA PROJECT50

Practical Training Modules

The student must successfully complete 55 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 PHA504PRACTICAL TRAINING I300
2 PHA507PRACTICAL TRAINING II250

Free Electives Modules

Free Elective is subject offered by department of the University for which a student is qualified to register

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