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The course in Pharmacy offered by  University is designed for students who would like to specialize and be trained in the effective use of medicinal drugs. Pharmaceutical studies involve the study of chemical sciences together with health sciences. It helps ensure safe use and administration of pharmaceutical drugs.  Practicing pharmacy includes modern roles in health care and clinical services as well as reviewing drugs for more traditional services like dispensing and compounding medication.

People who practice pharmacy are called pharmacists, and they assist in the administration of medicine for better health of patients. Pharmacies are also known as drug stores and keep some miscellaneous items like cosmetics, candy, groceries and magazines. The field of pharmacy is relatively young as an independent science. Its history can be traced back to centuries, but it was always a part of medicine. Pharmacy has recently evolved and separated itself as independent field.

Pharmacy is expected to become an increasingly integral part of modern day health care. Pharmacists are expected to contribute to the health care of patients apart from dispensing drugs. Numerous countries are receiving remuneration from their governments for achievements and work in the pharmaceutical departments. Pharmacy courses now have additional training that qualifies students to a limited right of prescribing medication.

The Pharmacy course offered by the University includes subjects like physiological sciences, human nutrition, pharmacology, professional practice, rural pharmacy, pharmaceutics, chemistry, microbiology, organic and medical agents, organic chemistry, therapeutics and scientific statistics. Over the course period, students will develop skills and knowledge in health promotion and will become effective in health information management and communication. The course is recognized world over and is well respected in the industry.

The pharmaceutical faculty was inaugurated by the Ministry for Education and science for Ukraine. The faculty began training specialists’ pharmacists of general direction “pharmaceutics”. At the pharmacological faculty the curriculum if for five academic years.

The student acquire the fundamentals of medical and biological knowledge, learn in detail various subjects in the specialty and some clinical ones. On successful completion of study the graduates get the diploma of pharmacist. The faculty trains the students for work at the instutions of pharmacy and also for research work.

A powerful educational methodical base is being created for training highly qualified specialists. There are such departments are as the pharmacognosy, Biology and Genetics department and chemopharmaceutic disciplines department. Medical botany, Inorganic chemistry, Analytical, physical and organic chemistry, methods for analysis are taught at these departments. All the departments are supplied with all the necessary equipments, reagents and textbooks.

About the course

The Pharmacy course taught at Lugansk State Medical University aims at equipping students with all the necessary skills that are in tune with current trends. It understands and imparts the importance of continuing health care for the public. Electives offered help students develop their special interests, which can enhance their career opportunities. Every module is taught with utmost attention to detail. Some of the subjects taught in this program include:

  • Human Nutrition
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Disease Processes
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic & Physical Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Organic and Medicinal Agents
  • Professional Practice
  • Rural Pharmacy Practice
  • Therapeutics
  • Scientific Statistics

Why choose this course?

The Pharmacy course at the University furnishes students with all vital skills that professionals in pharmaceutics require. The course material is constantly revised and kept up to date with industry trends. The principles imbibed in students through this course help them build successful careers and increases their job opportunities.

The modules taught in this course cover all important aspects of the theory, science and practice of pharmaceutics. The course structure facilitates a smooth transition from the university to the field. The course is recognized all over the world and has always has a wide range of international students.

Career prospects for students

Graduates in pharmacy are in demand by the health care sector. Students have the opportunity to specialize in a variety of subjects, which helps channelize and improve job prospects. Careers that open up to students of pharmacy include:

  • Resident pharmacist
  • Community pharmacist
  • Hospital pharmacist
  • Scientific research
  • Technical support, investigation and analysis
  • Pharmacy management
  • Scientific writing

BUKOVINIAN STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY is a modern multi structural educational institution of the fourth level (highest) of accreditation with ancient traditions.