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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Field of Study:Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Description:You will study how new drugs discovered, why some people react differently to some drugs, how drugs work in the body and how various factors can impact it's effectiveness or safeness. You will learn how to fill medical prescriptions, educate patients about their medications and answer a wide range of questions as well as provide diet, exercise, and other health information that does not involve prescription medication.
URL:Pharmacy at University of Saskatchewan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,687
Careers:PharmacistsIndustrial Pharmacists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Must have completed 60 credit units (or equivalent) by April 30 of the year admission is desired. The coursework must include 24 credit units taken in at least one academic year (September to April).
    The following courses (or equivalent) are required in the 60 credit units:

    - Biology : 6 credit units

    - Chemistry : 3 credit units General and 6 credit units Organic

    - English : 6 credit units

    - Biochemistry : 3 credit units Biomolecules and 3 credit units Metabolism

    - Physiology : 6 credit units

    - Mathematics (Calculus) : 3 credit units

    - Statistics : 3 credit units

    - Microbiology : 3 credit units

    - Nutrition : 3 credit units

    - Electives : 15 credit units : 6 credit units from psychology, sociology, native studies, or philosophy; and 9 credit units any electives

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. 85] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
    Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit:
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Interview is required.

      * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on December 10, 2020