School of Health and Allied Sciences has Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences (M. Pharm.) in Clinical Pharmacy program which is 2 years long with 4 semesters.
To be eligible for applying to the program, the candidate shall possess B. Pharm. degree of Pokhara University with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 scales or 55% equivalent B. Pharm. degree of any other university, recognized by Pokhara University. The candidate also must be registered with Nepal Pharmacy Council.
Documents to be submitted
- Completely filled and duly signed application form.
- Three copies of recent passport size photographs.
- Self-attested copies of academic documents (mark sheet/transcript, character certificate) for SLC and above, along with migration certificate, council certificate and citizenship certificate.
- Candidates who fail to submit all the documents by the deadline will not be allowed to attend entrance examination.
- Applicant must bring the original copies of academic documents while submitting the application form for verification.
Application and examination fee
- Applicant should pay NRs. 1000 (nonrefundable) for application form.
- Above mentioned amount should be deposited in the given bank accounts of FAC. OF HEALTH SCIENCES (PU);
Current Account Number – 01700300058337000001 (Kamana Bikash Bank Ltd., Dhungepatan Branch)
PRIVILEGD Current Account Number – 01504886PC (Nepal Bangladesh Bank Ltd., Pokhara Branch)
M. Pharm. (Clinical Pharmacy):
- Pharmacology (25%),
- Pharmaceutics (Physical Pharmacy, Dosages Forms and Formulation, Industrial Pharmacy) (25%),
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry (25%)
- Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy (25%)
The course of M. Pharm. are designed to achieve the following targeted objective:
- To provide adequate educational facilities to students for career in pharmacy profession.
- Study and strengthen the existing pharmacy practices in the public and private sector organizations through continuous education and training.
- To provide adequate knowledge and practical skill for rewarding career in natural medicine research and pharmaceutical care practice in different settings.
- To assist pharmaceutical and related organizations in solving their problems by providing consultancy services.
- To contribute to the scientific community through research and publications.
Semester ITotal Credits : 15
- Clinical Pharmacy I 3 hrs
- Applied Therapeutics I 3 hrs
- Hospital and Community Pharmacy 3 hrs
- Instrumental Analysis and Quality Assurance 3 hrs
- Clinical Pharmacy Laboratory I 1 hr
- Instrumental Analysis and Quality Assurance 1 hr
- Clinical Pharmacy Seminar I 1 hr
Semester IITotal Credits : 14
- Clinical Pharmacy II 3 hrs
- Applied Therapeutics II 3 hrs
- Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology 3 hrs
- Clinical Clerkship I 3 hrs
- Clinical Pharmacy Laboratory II 1 hr
- Clinical Pharmacy Seminar II 1 hr
Semester IIITotal Credits : 11
- Health Research Methods 3 hrs
- Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 1 hr
- Clinical Clerkship II 3 hrs
- Community Field Practice 3 hrs
- Drug Information and Pharmacovigilance 1 hr
Semester IVTotal Credits : 9
- Critical Literature Review 2 hrs
- Thesis 7 hrs
- Two months Community Field Practice (Third Semester) will be held in the field as arranged by the Department
- Six months compulsory research/project work (Fourth Semester) in the Final Year. The Thesis / Report of the Project work should be submitted in the Department with defense.
After obtaining the M.Pharm, the pharmacy graduates will be eligible for rewarding employment in the following situations:
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Drug dispensing establishment
- Governmental drug administrations
- Drug research laboratory
- Health research institutes
- Natural Medicine Research Institutes
- 2 years
- B.Pharm or Equivalent Degree