About College of Pharmacy

  • Located in the Bowshar.
  • The College of Pharmacy offers a 4 year program leading to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm). The college has an academic partnership with West Virginia University (USA).
  • The campus includes classrooms with up-to-date facilities, advance laboratories, library, on-campus accommodation, restaurants, recreational areas, WiFi access and general computer laboratories.
  • Over 335 students from 22 countries.
  • Around 84 staff members from across academic departments and administration areas.

The College of Pharmacy has been one of the constituent colleges of the National University. The College is offering a four year program leading to the Bachelor of Pharmacy. The college is in academic partnership with West Virginia University, USA and has been approved by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Higher Education of Oman. Our vision is to be recognized nationally and internationally for quality education in pharmacy and research in pharmaceutical and health-related topics. Our graduates are prepared to play a key role in improving the health of Omanis and other people by providing patient care and improving therapeutic outcomes. For introducing the awareness about the professional responsibility and competency of a pharmacist, the students are required to observe / shadow pharmacists in health centers and community in the first and second year of pharmacy.

After successfully completing the requisite course work, each pharmacy student has to undertake professional Practice Experience in hospital pharmacies, community pharmacies and industrial pharmacies. The active support from MOH hospitals, Armed Force hospital, SQU hospital, Directorate General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and National Pharmaceutical Industries in the training our students is thankfully acknowledged.

Excellent administrative support and encouragement from the management and deans has enabled the department to progress into a College. Furthermore, the department has revised the B.Pharm curriculum in tune with the Oman Qualifications Framework and feedback from the stakeholder. The revised curriculum has more clinical courses and electives in clinical pharmacy and industrial pharmacy. The curriculum has been approved by the MOHE and will be implemented from admission in 2019-20 .

We had signed memorandum of cooperation with Royal Hospital, Khoula Hospital, Al Nahdha Hospital, Higher College of Technology, Al Khuwair, Waljat College of Applied Sciences and National Pharmaceutical Industries, Rusayl to share the facilities and competencies in research, training and quality assurance. We are optimistic that with the help of dedicated faculty and staff, the College of Pharmacy will develop further into a Center of Excellence in pharmacy education and research.

The four year integrated Bachelor of Pharmacy program is designed to meet the local and international needs of pharmacy education. The program has sound theoretical learning supported by lab experiments. Professional skills are earned from the first year through observation-ship and experiential training. The student innovative ideas are nurtured through faculty mentored research project. The professional ethics, values and communicational skill are embedded in the curriculum and in the assessments methods. The following fundamental science courses, Pharmacy core courses and experiential training course are given in the program to prepare highly competent pharmacy graduates

College Of Pharmacy
National University of Science & Technology P.O. 620, P.C. 130
Azaiba, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: (+968) 24235000
Fax: (+968) 24504820
Email: info@nu.edu.om
www.nu.edu.om

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