The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Pharmacy (Entry-to-Practice)

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Description:Pharmacy practice involves the understanding of medications, their uses and interactions, and patient-centred care. Students admitted to the Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy program will learn about pharmacy practice, therapeutics, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pathophysiology, pharmacy management, drug safety, and the Canadian health-care system in classroom and practice-lab settings.

You can apply for admission into Pharmacy after a minimum of two years, or 60 undergraduate credits, including specific course requirements. The program satisfies the requirements of the College of Pharmacists of BC for academic qualification for licensing in the Province of British Columbia. Entry is restricted to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
URL:Pharmacy (Entry-to-Practice) at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Pharmacists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be considered for admission to the four-year program, applicants must:

    - Have completed 60 credits of post-secondary coursework within 10 years of the intake session's start date; and

    - Meet a minimum overall average of 65% calculated on the last 30 credits of coursework and a minimum core average of 65% calculated on all attempts at the first-year biology, chemistry, math, and English prerequisites, or their equivalents, listed below. All prerequisite courses must have been completed within the last 10 years at an approved college or university.

    * 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 July 16, 2020

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