The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree is a four year program (plus one year University 1) that offers courses in preparation for a career in Pharmacy. Our new building on the Bannatyne Campus is state-of-the-art and filled with leading-edge technology and facilities. Students will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of medication therapy, clinical therapeutics, toxicology, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice.
B.Sc. (Pharm) Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy – 4 years
Interesting courses and unique opportunities
Admission requirements & prerequisites
Direct entry option
Direct entry is not an option for this program. Please review the Advanced entry option section for information.
Advanced entry option
This entry option is open to students who have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of university level study. Specific program requirements will vary; details of these requirements are available on each program’s application page.
High school prerequisites
High school prerequisites: Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, Pre-Calculus 40S (min. 60%)
Many programs will require or recommend specific high school courses over and above their admission requirements. These high school prerequisites are not always required to enter the program, but they must be completed to enrol in certain university courses within it. If a student does not have a particular prerequisite when they enter the program, they may complete an equivalent upgrading course at university that will satisfy the prerequisite requirement.
More details on admission requirements, application dates and how to apply is available on the Faculty of Pharmacy apply for admission page.
What is unique about this program at the U of M?
The Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba offers small class sizes and there is real comradeship between the students, resulting in an excellent learning environment. Many of our faculty members are still practicing pharmacists in hospitals and the community.
The Faculty of Pharmacy class of 2009 had an excellent performance on the national licensing exams, ranking 1st among Canadian Pharmacy programs.
The Performance Based Assessment Program occurs in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years of the program with each year utilizing Standardized Patients from the Faculty of Medicine.
The Structured Practical Experiential Program is offered in all four years of the program. This includes service learning, hospital and community rotations.