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Prepare for a career in Canada’s strong pharmaceutical sector, a rewarding field that is seeing continuous job growth and demand in response to our growing and aging population. Help to ensure access to better, safer drugs and consumer products, including in the areas of medical cannabis and health products, by using your training to contribute to the most effective formulations, dosages, and manufacturing processes and the assurance of quality for a wide variety of products.
As a graduate, your knowledge and skills will encompass validation and standardization of formulations, methods and processes, and the ability to conduct experiments following scientific methodology that includes data analysis, proper documentation of observations and analyses, and clear summarizations and recommendations. Featuring a 280-hour field placement, this program will set you on the path for a life-changing career that allows you to make a positive impact on the millions of Canadians who rely on the products you will help produce to improve and maintain their health.
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Durham College is awaiting confirmation of the annual tuition fees for this program from the Ministry of College and Universities. The Ministry has yet to release the 2021-2022 Tuition Framework. Until that framework is released, we can only provide an estimated tuition amount.
Domestic students should plan for an annual (2 semester) fee of $3,384.07.
International students should plan for an annual (2 semester) fee of $14,196.07.
Year one domestic: $5,076 (CAD) Year one international: $16,206 (CAD)
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As a Pharmacuetical Science graduate, you will be able to:
The courses listed below are for incoming students. If you are a current student, please refer to your program of study for the year you began your program. Your program of study can be found on MyCampus.
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change. Please note that as a result of COVID-19 the 2020-21 program of study may be modified to accommodate program delivery changes. Students should refer to their timetable for the most up-to-date course information.
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