A candidate seeking admission to the program must: (a) have passed the national high school exam, where the requirements for physics, chemistry, biology, and English are key requirements. Successful applicants must have passed 40% or more of the national Matura exam in these subjects. In addition, students must be at least 17 years old at the time of application and must demonstrate that they are physically and legally fit for the profession.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to:
- Engage in professional ethics and in particular should have the duty to care for and respect the patient and a maturity to make professional decisions in the best interest of the patient;
- Fulfill the commitment to lifelong learning, in particular an awareness of the need for continuing education and professional development in the chosen field of pharmacy practice and
- Adapt to developments in pharmacy and medicine.
- Demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of the biological, physical, and quantitative sciences, which are related to Pharmacy;
- Explain how drugs are developed, manufactured, tested and marketed;
- Demonstrate and describe in details how different types of medicinal preparations are formulated and are capable of preparing medicines at the right time, when appropriate;
- Analyze how is carried out the supply of drugs by making use of acquired knowledge in the field of pharmaceutics, legislation and codes of ethics and professional practice;
- Apply pharmacological, pharmaceutical and clinical knowledge to safely interpret and evaluate prescriptions and other prescriptions for drugs;
- Fulfill the professional role as a pharmacist in advising patients, other health care professionals and others about medications and their use;
- Recognize common disease conditions and provide appropriate responses to the symptoms presented;
- Implement the principles of quality assurance mechanisms in all aspects of scientific and professional activities;
- Act in accordance to relevant research methodologies for natural, clinical and social sciences;
- Implement an empirical approach to problem solving