Pharmacy Course Outline for Nigerian Universities

This post contains the Pharmacy course outline for Nigerian universities.

FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Major Courses
Course No
Required Ancillary CoursesTitleUnits
MTH 111General Mathematics I (Algebra and Trigonometry3
MTH 121General Mathematics II (Calculus)3
PHY 111General Physics for Life Sciences I2
PHY 191Practical Physics2
CHM 101Basic Principles of Chemistry I2
CHM 171Basic Practical Chemistry2
BIO 151General Biology I3
General Studies Courses
GSP 101The Use of English I2
GSP 103Social Sciences I2
Total21
SECOND SEMESTER
Required Ancillary CoursesTitleUnits
PHY 114General Physics for Life Sciences II2
PHY 103General Physics for Life Sciences III2
CHM 111Basic Principles of Chemistry II2
CHM 121Basic Principles of Chemistry II2
BIO 152General Biology II3
BIO 154Practical General Biology2
General Studies Courses
GSP 102Use of English II2
GSP 104Social Sciences II2
Total17
SECOND YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 211Introduction to Unit Operations2
PHM 213Practical Unit Operations1
PHM 223Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology2
PHM 225Practical Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology1
PHM 231Pharmaceutical Chemistry3
PHM 233Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry I1
PHM 241Pharmacognosy IA2
PHM 251Human Physiology  I2
PHM 255Basic Pharmaceutical Biochemistry2
PHM 257Practical Basic Pharmaceutical Biochemistry1
Required Ancillary Course
GSP 207 Humanities I2
Total19
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 202Introduction to Pharmacology2
PHM 222Pharmaceutics I (Dispensing)3
PHM 224Practical Pharmaceutics I1
PHM 242Practical Pharmacognosy IA1
PHM 244Pharmacognosy IB2
PHM 252Practical Human Physiology1
PHM 254Human Physiology II2
PHM 256Applied Pharmaceutical Biochemistry3
PHM 282Introduction to Pharmacy Practice1
PHM 284Anatomy and Histology2
PHM 286Practical Anatomy and Histology1
Required Ancillary Course
GSP 208 Humanities II2
Total21
THIRD YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 311Pharmaceutical Technology II3
PHM 313Practical Pharmaceutical Technology II1
PHM 331Pharmaceutical Chemistry II3
PHM 341Pharmacognosy II3
PHM 343Practical Pharmacognosy II1
PHM 351Pharmacology I2
PHM 353Practical Pharmacology I1
PHM 361Pharmacy Administration (Economics)2
Required Ancillary Courses
STA 203Statistics for Biological Sciences I2
COS 101 Introduction to Computer Science2
Total21
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 332PRACT PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II1
PHM 334PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY IIB3
PHM 344PHYTOEVALUATION2
PHM 346PRACTICAL PHYTOEVALUATION1
PHM 354PHARMACOLOGY II2
PHM 356PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY II1
PHM 362PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION (MANAGEMENT)3
PHM 382BIOPHARMACEUTICS3
Required Ancillary Course
STA 204 Statistics for Biological Sciences (II)2
COS 304Applications of Computer to Pharmacy2
Total20
FOURTH YEAR
  FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 421PHARMACEUTICS III (PHYSICAL)4
PHM 423PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICS III2
PHM 431PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY III2
PHM 435PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS2
PHM 437PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS1
PHM 441PHYTOMEDICINAL ANALYSIS2
PHM 443PRACTICAL PHYTOMEDICINAL ANALYSIS1
PHM 451PHARMACOLOGY III2
PHM 453PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY IIIA1
PHM 481PATHOLOGY FOR PHARMACY STUDENTS3
Required Ancillary Course
CED 341 Introduction to Entrepreneurship2
Total20
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 412PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY III3
PHM 414PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL TECH. III1
PHM 416COSMETIC SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY1
PHM 424ADVANCED PRACTICAL DISPENSING1
PHM 432PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY III1
PHM 434PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY IIIB2
PHM 454PHARMACOLOGY IV2
PHM 472FORENSIC PHARMACY2
PHM 484INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACY1
PHM 486PHARMACOKINETICS2
Required Ancillary Course
CED 342Business Development and Management2
Total18
FIFTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 521PHARMACEUTICS IV3
PHM 531MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY IV3
PHM 533PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II1
PHM 541PHARMACOGNOSY V2
PHM 551PHARMACOLOGY IV4
PHM 581PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS4
Total17
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 512INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY AND PROCESS VALIDATION4
PHM 582CLINICAL CLERKSHIP5
PHM 584LITERATURE EVALUATION AND DRUG INFORMATION2
PHM 592PROJECT5
Total16
ADMISSION BY DIRECT  ENTRY
Four Year Standard Programme
FIRST YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 211Introduction to Unit Operations2
PHM 213Practical Unit Operations1
PHM 223Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology2
PHM 225Practical Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology1
PHM 231Pharmaceutical Chemistry3
PHM 233Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry I1
PHM 241Pharmacognosy IA2
PHM 251Human Physiology  I2
PHM 255Basic Pharmaceutical Biochemistry2
PHM 257Practical Basic Pharmaceutical Biochemistry1
Required Ancillary Course
MTH 121General Mathematics (Calculus)3
GSP 101 The Use of English I2
Total23
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 202Introduction to Pharmacology2
PHM 222Pharmaceutics I (Dispensing)3
PHM 224Practical Pharmaceutics I1
PHM 242Practical Pharmacognosy IA1
PHM 244Pharmacognosy IB2
PHM 252Practical Human Physiology1
PHM 254Human Physiology II2
PHM 256Applied Pharmaceutical Biochemistry3
PHM 282Introduction to Pharmacy Practice1
PHM 284Anatomy and Histology2
PHM 286Practical Anatomy and Histology1
Required Ancillary Course
GSP 102The Use of English  Ii2
Total21
SECOND YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 311Pharmaceutical Technology II3
PHM 313Practical Pharmaceutical Technology II1
PHM 331Pharmaceutical Chemistry II3
PHM 341Pharmacognosy II3
PHM 343Practical Pharmacognosy II1
PHM 351Pharmacology I2
PHM 353Practical Pharmacology I1
PHM 361Pharmacy Administration (Economics)2
Required Ancillary Courses
STA 203 Statistics for Biological Sciences I2
COS 101Introduction to Computer Science2
GSP 103Social Sciences I  or2
GSP 207Humanities2
Total22
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 332PRACT PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY II1
PHM 334PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY IIB3
PHM 344PHYTOEVALUATION2
PHM 346PRACTICAL PHYTOEVALUATION1
PHM 354PHARMACOLOGY II2
PHM 356PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY II1
PHM 362PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION (MANAGEMENT)3
PHM 382BIOPHARMACEUTICS3
Required Ancillary Course
STA 204 Statistics for Biological Sciences (II)2
COS 304Applications of Computer to Pharmacy2
GSP 104Social Sciences II  or
GSP 208Humanities II2
Total22
THIRD AND FOURTH YEARS ARE THE SAME AS THE FOURTH AND FIFTH YEARS, RESPECTIVELY OF THE FIVE-YEAR STANDARD PROGRAMME
FOURTH YEAR
  FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 421PHARMACEUTICS III (PHYSICAL)4
PHM 423PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICS III2
PHM 431PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY III2
PHM 435PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS2
PHM 437PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS1
PHM 441PHYTOMEDICINAL ANALYSIS2
PHM 443PRACTICAL PHYTOMEDICINAL ANALYSIS1
PHM 451PHARMACOLOGY III2
PHM 453PRACTICAL PHARMACOLOGY IIIA1
PHM 481PATHOLOGY FOR PHARMACY STUDENTS3
Required Ancillary Course
CED 341 Introduction to Entrepreneurship2
Total20
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 412PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY III3
PHM 414PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL TECH. III1
PHM 416COSMETIC SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY1
PHM 424ADVANCED PRACTICAL DISPENSING1
PHM 432PRACTICAL PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY III1
PHM 434PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY IIIB2
PHM 454PHARMACOLOGY IV2
PHM 472FORENSIC PHARMACY2
PHM 484INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACY1
PHM 486PHARMACOKINETICS2
Required Ancillary Course
CED 342 Business Development and Management2
Total18
FIFTH YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 521PHARMACEUTICS IV3
PHM 531MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY IV3
PHM 533PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS II1
PHM 541PHARMACOGNOSY V2
PHM 551PHARMACOLOGY IV4
PHM 581PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS4
Total17
SECOND SEMESTER
MAJOR COURSES
Course NoTitleUnits
PHM 512INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY AND PROCESS VALIDATION4
PHM 582CLINICAL CLERKSHIP5
PHM 584LITERATURE EVALUATION AND DRUG INFORMATION2
PHM 592PROJECT5
Total16
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