Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Pharmacy started offering education at the beginning of the 2011-2012 Academic Year. The medium of instruction is English in the 5-year program which is composed of 10 semesters excluding the English Preparatory School. The Faculty also offers a 6-year Pharm.D. program.
The fundamental mission of Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Pharmacy is to graduate highly qualified pharmacists and scientists who have conceived the principles and ethical concepts of pharmacy as a profession and who are equipped with high level fit-out at international standards to serve as first-step health advisors in the community. In line with this mission and in order to become the best and the most respected Faculty of Pharmacy within our region, our Faculty has started extended collaboration with globally well-known academic and research institutions.
With the vision of educating qualified and conscientious professionals who work in line with universal criteria of pharmacy profession, Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Pharmacy has established this Joint-Degree PharmD Program with Kerman University of Medical Scinces (KMU) in Iran in order to educate students according to the latest trends in the field of Pharmacy.
The Program is jointly offered with Kerman University of Medical Sciences in Iran. The first 3 years (6 Semesters) will be at EMU and the last 3 years (6 Semesters) will be offered by Kerman University of Medical Sciences in Kerman, Iran.
Putting considerable focus on laboratory applications, the program consists of the following departments and units:
Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Botany Department – Department of Pharmacology - Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry - Department of Pharmaceutical Toxicology - Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
During the 5-year program, in order to graduate, students are required to perform their internship practice in the areas of pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and industrial pharmacy for a minimum period of 6 months.
Having been designed in accordance with the program requirements and objectives, laboratories housed by both parties contain the latest technical and physical features and provide educational and research-related services. The labs can cater for 270 students at the same time. The program also offers an independent microscopy lab for students’ individual use. Each lab contains a smart board creating a productive educational environment for students.
Graduates of the program may work in pharmacies, hospitals, medicine industry, research and development laboratories, medicine and medical equipment companies and any other equivalent establishments. They may also work in the cosmetics industry, thanks to the in-depth information they received from courses on cosmetology.