Selkirk College

Entry to Pharmacy

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:University Sciences
Degree:Associate; University Transfer
Field of Study:Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Description:Pharmacists are integral members of front line medical profession teams. Masters of the art of professional, courteous client care, pharmacists skillfully dispense vital medication and ensure patients fully understand how to properly use them. This kind, caring profession is a delicate balance of art and science.

Complete your first year of studies towards your two-year associate of science degree in the beautiful West Kootenay region. Our program will get you started on your way to becoming a successful professional pharmacist and having a fulfilling career in medicine arts.

URL:Entry to Pharmacy at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,409

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics 
Admission to the Associate of Science - Entry to Pharmacy program requires the completion of Biology 12, Chemistry 11, and English 12 with a grade of "C" or higher, and Pre-calculus or Principles of Math 12 with a grade of “C+” or higher. Chemistry 12 is STRONGLY recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
Application Notes : If your first language is not English, you must meet the following English Language Proficiency requirements for entry in to Selkirk College University Transfer, Diploma or Degree programs: completion of BC English 12, or equivalent; or completion, with a grade of "C+" or better, advanced core courses in the Selkirk College English Language Program and Provincial Level English 51; or submission of a TOEFL score of 213 (computer) or ibt 79-80 or better; or submission of an IELTS score of 6.0 or better; or submission of an EIKEN Grade Pre -1; or submission of an acceptable score on the Language Proficiency Index score of 4 or better. For Indian students coming through the SPP program, the IELTS requirement for diploma programs is 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

* 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 June 14, 2022