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
- 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.
|“At Risk” threshold
(75% of Maximum)
|Curriculum for Bachelor of Pharmacy (B-PHAM)|
|Code||Name of Module||Credits||Sem|
|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|
|ZULN101 (non-Zulu speaking students) ZULM105 (Zulu speaking students)|
|Total Credits for level 1||128|
|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|
|PHRM355||Health Law Ethics||16||1|
|PHRM352||Pharmaceutical Logistics Economics and Management.||16||2|
|Total Credits for level 3||128|
|PHRM453||Applied Pharmaceutical Care||16||1|
|PHRM454||Natural Products and Evidence Based Medicine||16||2|
|Total Credits for level 4
Total Credits for the Degree
However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.