This course trains students in the principles of pharmacy, including drug development, formulation, quality control, and dispensing, preparing them for careers in the pharmaceutical industry or as pharmacists. Graduates of this course can work as pharmaceutical technicians in retail pharmacies, hospitals, the food and cosmetics industry, academic institutions, pharmacovigilance or pharmaceutical companies, where they dispense medications, counsel patients, and ensure proper drug usage. Alternatively, they may pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry, working in areas such as drug development, manufacturing, and quality control.
Entry Requirements: Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least four (4) passes in non-religious subjects including Chemistry and Biology.
Study Duration: Three years with the following breakdown:
- First-year: Basic Technician Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Second-year: Technician Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Third-year: Ordinary Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences