Pharmacy Degree

Pharmacy Courses in Canada

Studying Pharmacy in Canada

A Pharmacy degree is perfect for students interested in chemistry and how medicine assists patients with their condition. Pharmacy courses generally last for four years and modules will look at pharmacology, biology and physiology pharmaceutics, chemistry, ethics and economics.

Students will also benefit from work placements within the industry to provide valuable insights and professional experience. State-of-the-art labs will help finesse your skills with replica medicine-dispensing stations, consulting areas and computers linked the systems used by the Pharmacy industry.

Careers in Pharmacy

Pharmacy graduates can work as pharmacists in complex hospital pharmacies or community pharmacies, as pharmacy assistants alongside technicians or in hospitals, and as pharmacy technicians with specialisation in roles such as manufacturing, quality control and clinical trials.

Pharmacy Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 34 points. Qualifications in Chemistry and Maths are generally required to become a Pharmacist.

Where can I study Pharmacy in Canada?

To learn more about the best Pharmacy courses in Canada, find details on the top five ranking Pharmacy and Pharmacology universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 below:

  1. University of Toronto
  2. University of British Columbia
  3. McGill University
  4. University of Alberta
  5. Université de Montréal

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