Bachelor of Pharmacy

Welcome to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm)

At a Glance

Faculty : Faculty of Health Science
Department : Dept. of Pharmacy
Program : Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Duration : 4 Years (8 Semesters)
Total Credit : 160
Academic System : Open Credit Hours System
Course Outline : Download
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease
  Voltaire quotes


The pharmaceutical industry in Bangladesh is one of the most developed hi-tech sectors within the country's economy. After the promulgation of Drug Control Ordinance - 1982, the development of this sector was accelerated. The professional knowledge, thoughts and innovative ideas of the pharmaceutical professionals working in this sector are the key factors for these developments. Due to recent development of this sector, the industry is exporting medicines to global markets, including the European market. This sector is also providing 97% of the total medicine requirement of the local market. With the entry of several reputed multi-national pharmaceutical companies in the Bangladesh market, along with the existing local companies providing interested professions with career options that are lucrative & prestigious.

The Department of Pharmacy (NUB) began its journey on the 4th January 2004. Over the few years, it has made great strides in quality pharmacy education, providing unique learning opportunities for students and meeting the challenge of industry demands. The Department offers 4-years bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) program and has been accredited by the Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh (PCB). To be graduate in this field one has to complete 160 credit hours. The program has been designed to produce qualified pharmacist who will be academically sound, technically skilled, and professionally capable of and morally committed to meet the growing demand of pharmaceutical fields. The Department boasts faculty expertise in pharmacy discipline and is positioned well in the country in pharmacy education.

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