Course Catalog

THE CURRICULUM B. PHARM (Hons.) PROGRAM

The degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors) will be conferred by the university after a student has satisfactorily completed all the required courses offered over a period of four academic year (eight semester). The duration of a semester is eighteen weeks among which may be used as follows:

Classes                                          15 weeks

Recess before examination            1 week

Semester final examination           2 weeks

Total                                            18 weeks

ASSIGNMENT OF CREDITS

 1.    Theoretical Courses:
       One lecture per week per semester will be equivalent to one credit. Thus, a three credit  
        hour course will have three lectures per week throughout the semester.

 2.    Laboratory/Field/Project/Thesis Work:
Credits for laboratory/field work usually will be half of the class hours per week per semester. Credits are also assigned to project and thesis work taken by students. The total performance of a student in a given course is based on a scheme of continuous assessment. For theoretical courses this continuous assessment is made through home-work assignment, attendance, quizzes etc., a mid semester one hour duration and a semester final examination of three / two hours duration. The performance of the students will also be evaluated by taking an oral examination at the end of every two semesters. The distribution of marks for a given course may be as follows:

I. Assessment                                                  20%

II. Mid Semester:                                             30%

III. Final Exam:                                                 50%

Total:                                                             100%

The assessment in laboratory/field work courses is made through observation of the student at work in class, viva voce during laboratory hours and quizzes.

AREA OF CONCENTRATION

The core courses of the curriculum consist of the following subjects:

  1. Pharmaceutics includes Pharmaceutical Technology, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Hospital Pharmacy, Dispensing, Pharmaceutical Marketing and Sale, Management, Pharmacy law and Administration, Physical Pharmacy, Dosage Form Design, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Cosmetology and Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics.
  2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry includes both inorganic and organic chemistry, synthetic and natural medicinal products, Pharmaceutical analysis and quality control.
  3. Pharmacology includes General Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Drug Interaction and Toxicology.
  4. Pharmacognosy includes various aspects of natural crude drugs and other economic products of pharmaceutical importance, Traditional Medicine and Forensic Pharmacy.
  5. Physiology & Pathology are considered as the basis of the Pharmacology course given in advance years of study.
  6. Biochemistry & cellular biology is included for the better understanding of the advanced Pharmacology course.
  7. Mathematics and statistics are required for Pharmaceutical calculations of formulation and statistical analysis and interpretation of biological studies and experimental results.

Study Tour
 
After completion of sixth semesters students have to visit Pharmaceutical Industries and Institutes in Bangladesh or abroad.

Summary of

COURSE CURRICULUM

The undergraduate study of the Department of Pharmacy has to follow the course schedule given below. The letter prefix in any course number indicates the discipline/subject offering the course viz. HSS for Humanities & Social Sciences, Pharm for Pharmacy etc. The first digit in the number indicates the year/level for which the course is intended, the second digit is assigned by the department and the last digit if odd, indicates a theory course and even indicates a laboratory or Lab course.

 

FIRST YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

 

HSS 101

English-I, Oral and Written communication skill

Credit 3

HSS 111

Bangladesh Studies

Credit 4

Pharm 105

Introduction to Pharmacy

Credit 2

Pharm 111

Inorganic Pharmacy-I

Credit 3

Pharm 112

Inorganic Pharmacy-I:  Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 113

Organic Pharmacy

Credit 3

Pharm 114

Organic Pharmacy Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 131

Pharmacognosy-I  

Credit 3

Pharm 132

Pharmacognosy-I Lab

Credit 1

 

 

 

 

Total Credit

21


 

FIRST YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER

 

HSS 103

English-II – Language Composition Skills

Credit 3

Pharm 115

Physical Pharmacy-I

Credit 3

Pharm 116

Physical Pharmacy-I Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 117

Inorganic Pharmacy-II

Credit 3

Pharm 118

Inorganic Pharmacy-II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 119

Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I

Credit 3

Pharm 120

Pharmaceutical Microbiology-I Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 121

Physiology-I

Credit 3

Pharm 123

Basic Anatomy

Credit 3

ORE 102

Oral Examination

Credit 1

 

Total Credit

22


 

SECOND YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

 

MST 201

Basic Mathematics & Statistics

Credit 3

Pharm 215

Physical Pharmacy – II

Credit 3

Pharm 216

Physical Pharmacy - II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 217

Biochemistry and cellular biology

Credit 3

Pharm 219

Pharmaceutical Microbiology -II

Credit 3

Pharm 220

Pharmaceutical Microbiology -II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 221

Physiology– II

Credit 3

Pharm 222

Physiology-II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 231

Pharmacognosy- II

Credit 3

Pharm 232

Pharmacognosy - II Lab

Credit 1

 

 

 

 

Total Credit

22


 

SECOND YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER

 

Pharm 241

Pharmaceutical Technology-I

Credit 3

Pharm 242

Pharmaceutical Technology-I: Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 243

Pharmaceutical Analysis– I

Credit 3

Pharm 244

Pharmaceutical Analysis-I- Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 251

Basic Pharmaceutics

Credit 3

Pharm 261

Pharmacology-I

Credit 3

Pharm 262

Pharmacology-I Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 271

Pathology

Credit 3

ORE 202

Oral Examination

Credit 1

 

Total Credit

19


 

THIRD YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

 

Pharm 333

Medicinal Chemistry-I

Credit 3

Pharm 334

Medicinal Chemistry-I Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 341

Pharmaceutical Technology-II

Credit 3

Pharm 342

Pharmaceutical Technology-II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 353

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics-I

Credit 3

Pharm 354

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics-I Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 361

Pharmacology-II

Credit 3

Pharm 305

Pharmaceutical Marketing

Credit 3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit

18


 

THIRD YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER

 

Pharm 307

Pharmaceutical Management

Credit 2

Pharm 335

Medicinal Chemistry – II

Credit 3

Pharm 336

Medicinal Chemistry – II Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 343

Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance System

Credit 3

Pharm 344

Pharmaceutical Analysis  Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 349

Pharmaceutical Engineering- I

Credit 3

Pharm 355

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics-II

Credit 3

Pharm 356

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetic-II Lab

Credit 1

ORE 302

Oral Examination

Credit 1

 

Total Credit

19


 

FOURTH YEAR, FIRST SEMESTER

 

Pharm 435

Medicinal Chemistry-III

Credit 3

Pharm 437

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs

Credit 2

Pharm 441

Pharmaceutical Technology-III

Credit 3

Pharm 442

Pharmaceutical Technology- III Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 447

Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis

Credit 3

Pharm 453

Clinical Pharmacy

Credit 3

Pharm 454

Clinical Pharmacy Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 463

Pharmacology-III

Credit 3

 

Total Credit

20


 

FOURTH YEAR, SECOND SEMESTER

 

Pharm 445

Cosmetology

Credit 3

Pharm 446

Cosmetology-Lab

Credit 1

Pharm 449

Pharmaceutical engineering-II

Credit 3

Pharm 451

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Credit 3

Pharm 455

Hospital and community pharmacy.

Credit 3

Pharm 457

Pharmaceutical Technology-IV

Credit 3

Pharm 459

Veterinary Pharmacy

Credit 2

Pharm 409

Thesis or Project

Credit 0

Pharm 407

Practical Training

Credit 0

ORE 402

Oral Examination

Credit 1

 

Total Credit

20

 

TOTAL CREDIT FOR B.PHARM DEGREE

162

 

MS Pharm Tech Course Curriculum

Admission Criteria

  1. A 4-year'undergraduate B.Pharm. degree course or 3-year Bachelor of Pharmacy and 1 -year Master in Pharmacy from a recognized institute/university at home and abroad.
  2. Two letters of Recommendation from prior college instructors that address qualifications to pursue graduate study.
  3. A CGPA of at least 2.75 or Higher second class (55% or above).
  4. Must complete courses in Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at undergraduate level.

Semester Duration
The university will confer the degree of Master of Pharmacy in pharmaceutical technology after a student has satisfactorily completed all the required courses offered over a period of one academic year. The Academic year is divided into two semesters of 18 weeks each which may be used as follows:

Classes 15 weeks
Recess before examination 1 week
Semester final examination    2 weeks
Total    18 weeks

Courses will be offered in fall and spring semester as follows:

Semesters Duration
Fall    October to March
Spring April to September

Class Schedule
Classes will be held from 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. The duration of each class is 1 hour 30 minutes. One credit means one-hour class per week. Therefore, in three credits course three hours class will be held in a week.

Grading System:
The marks obtained in each course will be presented as letter grading system of the University of Asia Pacific'.


FROM

TO

NEW

GP

50

54

C+

2.50

55

59

B-

2.75

60

64

B

3.00

65

69

B+

3.25

70

74

A-

3.50

75

79

A

3.75

80

100

A+

4.00

 

Courses offered and Assignment of Credits
MS (Pharm. Tech.) degree will be awarded either by completing a minimum of 24 credits (Non-Thesis Group) or by completing of minimum of 30 credits (Thesis Group) comprising of different courses as shown in the following table.


Course Title

Course Code

Credits

Credits

First Semester

 

Non-Thesis
Group

Thesis
Group.

Advance Pharmaceutical Technology charm

Pharm 541

4

4

Modern Drug Delivery Systems

Pharm 543

4

4

Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics

Pharm 553

4

4

 

Second Semester:

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Management

Pharm 545

2

 

Advance Pharmaceutical Engineering

Pharm 547

2

 

 

 

Project

Pharm 506

6

 

Thesis Paper

Pharm 508

 

12

Thesis Presentation

Pharm 500

 

4

Viva

Pharm 600

2

2

Total Credits

 

24

30

Assessment of Theoretical courses
One lecture per..week per semester will be equivalent to one credit. The distribution of marks for a given course will be as follows:


1. Assessment

20%

2. Mid Semester

30%

3. Final Examination

50%

Total

100%

 

           
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