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UKZN B Phar-macy Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) B Phar-macy .

Bachelor of Pharmacy

CHS – PHRM 1 Selection for the Bachelor of Pharmacy

Candidates are eligible to apply for selections to register for the qualification of Bachelor of Pharmacy provided they have

  1. a) an NSC degree pass with English and Life Orientation and Mathematics and Life Sciences and Physical Science all at Level 4

(b)            33 points excluding Life Orientation

CHS – PHRM 2 Curriculum for the Bachelor of Pharmacy

The curriculum for the qualification Bachelor of Pharmacy, comprising modules with a total credit point value of 512 credits as approved by the Senate, shall extend over eight semesters of full-time study. All modules in the curriculum shall be compulsory.

CHS – PHRM 3 Progression requirements

To maintain their good standing, and to avoid either warning for slow academic progress or exclusion from the University, students must maintain minimum rates of progression through their qualifications. Minimum rates of acceptable progression for this qualification are set out below.

 

CHS – PHRM 4 Attendance

Attendance to all practical and clinical modules are compulsory.

CHS – PHRM 5 Statutory Body Requirements

A student is required to have completed 400 hours of experiential training before being awarded the degree.

Number Semesters

registered

Min. Progression

requirements

“At Risk” threshold

(75% of Maximum)

Normal progression
1 32 48 64
2 64 96 128
3 108 144 192
4 144 192 256
5 180 240 320
6 216 288 384
7 252 336 448
8 288 384 512
Curriculum for Bachelor of Pharmacy (B-PHAM)
Code Name of Module Credits Sem
Level 1
BIOL103 Introductory Biology for Health Sciences 16 1
MATH150 Mathematics for Natural Sciences 16 1
PHRM141 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1 16 1
PHYS131 Intro Physics for Life Sciences & Agriculture 16 1
PHRM102 Introduction to Pharmacy 16 2
BHME222 Health and Illness Behaviour 16 2
PHRM142 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2 16 2
Choose ONE of the following isiZulu Modules:
ZULN101 Basic isiZulu languages Studies A 16 2
ZULM105 Academic Writing 16 2
ZULN101 (non-Zulu speaking students) ZULM105 (Zulu speaking students)
Total Credits for level 1 128
Level 2
HPHS221 Homeostasis 16 1
ANAT101 Introduction to Anatomy and Neuroanatomy 16 1
PHRM245 Physico-chemical Principles for Medicines 16 1
PHRM251 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 16 1
HPHS222 Integration and Communication 16 2
PHRM252 Introduction to Pathology 16 2
PHRM242 Design and Manufacturing of Medicines. 16 2
PHRM246 Introduction to Biochemistry and Pharmacology 16 2
Total Credits for level 2 128
Level 3
PHRM355 Health Law Ethics 16 1
PHRM353 Pharmaceutical Analysis 16 1
PHRM321 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 16 1
PHRM301 Pharmacology 11 16 1
PHRM311 Medicinal Chemistry 16 2
PHRM351 Pharmaceutical Care 16 2
PHRM352 Pharmaceutical Logistics Economics and Management. 16 2
PHRM302 Pharmacology III. 16 2
Total Credits for level 3 128
Level 4
PHRM421 Biopharmaceutics 16 1
PHRM453 Applied Pharmaceutical Care 16 1
PHRM401 Pharmacology IV 16 1
PHRM452 Advanced Pharmaceutics 16 2
PHRM454 Natural Products and Evidence Based Medicine 16 2

PHRM402
Pharmacology V 16 2
PHRM440 Research Project 32 Year
Total Credits for level 4

Total Credits for the Degree

128

512

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However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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