SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

Deans Welcoming Remarks

There is so much more to pharmacy than dispensing medicine as the career of a modern day pharmacist continues to evolve.

Pharmacists play an important role in the health workforce in providing access to medication, optimizing use of medicines and ensuring the quality of medicine is consistently high.  Pharmaceutical services, or value added services, are pharmacy requirements in the 21st Century.

A profession today is defined by more than its ability to deliver facts and knowledge on demand.  That is why at Kabarak School of Pharmacy we endeavour to offer high quality education and training that will prepare skilled, ethical and professional experts in the field of Pharmacy, experts who can apply knowledge using behaviours and cultural aspirations that reflect the modern patient’s expectations and needs and most of all uphold the Christian values imparted in them in the course of their study.

To produce these seasoned professionals, the School of Pharmacy has adopted a four-way engagement approach of training that involves the: student, the educator, the practitioner and patient. This approach aligns academic, scientific and theoretical knowledge with practical expertise.

I therefore wish to welcome all interested students who are looking to start a career in pharmacy or even seeking to advance their already existing knowledge in pharmaceutics to the next level,   look no further but the Kabarak University School of Pharmacy where we will equip you with the necessary skills that will enable you deliver effective health care and enhance your position within healthcare systems both nationally and internationally.

Should there be more information you require about our Bachelor of Pharmacy Program, do not hesitate to contact the School of Pharmacy through the email: deanpharmacy@kabarak.ac.ke

Phone: 0777 22 33 75 and we shall be more than happy to assist you with the necessary information.

I invite you to join us on our exciting journey.

The School of Pharmacy was established in August 2016 having certified all regulatory requirements and accredited by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) in Kenya ( click here to view institutions accredited by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board  ) offers one degree programme- Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Bachelor of Pharmacy is a 5 year programme conducted in Trimester System.  It is currently being offered in our Main Campus –a multicultural, interdisciplinary and conducive environment giving our students room for innovation while enjoying a great classroom and practical experience.

The programme at Kabarak University has been designed in that it involves case-based teaching, problem-based learning and practical implementation. This teaching design was deliberately selected to encourage acquisition of an integrated, holistic body of knowledge and skills through self-directed active learning methods.

To strengthen this programme, we have entered into partnerships with Hospitals, Community Pharmacies, Pharmaceutical Industries and Research Institutions.

The School of Pharmacy admits students with outstanding intellectual and academic competency paired with character; desire to give back to society and a strong motivation to pursue a career in the field of Pharmacy.

System of Education

Applicants must have satisfied the University’s general admission criteria of a mean grade B-(minus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) with C+ and above in the following cluster subjects:

Alternative A: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics/Physics, English/Kiswahili

Alternative B: Biological sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, English/Kiswahili

                                                       OR

A Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology and KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) and enrolled with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).

                                                         OR

Other Diploma holders in health related programmes such as Laboratory Technology, Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Basic and/or Advanced Nursing, Public Health/Environment Health, Dental Sciences and should have graduated with at least (credit pass) from training institutions recognized by the Commission for University Education (CUE)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE with an average cluster weight of 32 points in cluster subjects as shown in KCSE (8.4.4 System of Education) above. In addition, a pass of not less than 5 at IB level in each of the KCSE subjects

                                                           OR

G.C.E/A-Level system of education

A minimum of two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and a subsidiary pass or credit pass at ‘O’ level in physics or Mathematics.

  • Biology – Principal
  • Chemistry – Principal
  • Physics/Mathematics – Subsidiary
  • General paper – Pass

This program prepares students to become successful pharmacy professionals in a wealth of careers in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, healthcare management, public health, clinical settings, drugs and poisons information,  industry, academia, veterinary, research, regulatory affairs & health policy

Our Contact Details:

Dean School of Pharmacy

Kabarak University

P.O.Private bag 20157

Kabarak

Tel: 0777 22 33 75

Email: deanpharmacy@kabarak.ac.ke

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