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Program Overview

The College of Pharmacy at King Saud University is the first and oldest pharmacy college in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We are dedicated to provide a high quality pharmacy education, valuable research and innovation to serve the society and develop pharmacy profession.

Currently, The College offers two entry-level pharmacy programs, Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a five-year program, and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.), a six-year program with a final year of internship focusing on practicing in different disciplines of the profession.

The orchestration between the college’s five departments: medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy and clinical pharmacy, along with the experiential learning opportunities provide our graduates with the necessary skills required to practice in any of the disciplines of the profession.

The college is devoted to provide the community with professional pharmacists who can:

Ø  Dispense prescriptions, communicate and educate patients on the best use of their medications as well as monitor and control the effects of their therapy.

Ø   Provide the best practice on medication utilization, safety and adverse effects.

Ø  Demonstrate a solid-knowledge on legal and ethical concerns related to pharmaceutical products and preparation.

Job opportunities

  • Community pharmacy
  • Hospital pharmacy
  • Hospital wards and poly-clinics
  • Long care and Homecare facilities
  • Pharmaceutical sales and marketing
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities
  • Drug research and development centers
  • Saudi Food and Drug Authority and Ministry of Health.