Pharmacy

The Bachelor in Pharmacy is a professional degree enabling the candidate to apply for authorization as a pharmacist in Norway. There are two different pharmacy degrees in Norway. The Bachelor that leads to authorization as a "reseptarfarmasøyt" and a master`s degree that leads to authorization as a "provisorfarmasøyt".

Programme description

The Bachelor in Pharmacy is a professional degree enabling the candidate to apply for authorization as a pharmacist in Norway. There are two different pharmacy degrees in Norway. The Bachelor that leads to authorization as a "reseptarfarmasøyt" and a master`s degree that leads to authorization as a "provisorfarmasøyt".

Study model

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Admission requirements

Opptak på bakgrunn av realkompetanse kan skje etter gjeldende norske regler. Realkompetansesøkere på farmasi må ha matematikk (R1 eller (S1 +S2)) pluss KJE1 og enten fysikk eller biologi på andreklassenivå fra videregående eller KJE2 (FYS1 eller BIO1 eller KJE2).

Det vises til Forskrift om opptak til høyere utdanning § 3-1.Realkompetanse.

Job opportunities

Most candidates with a bachelor in pharmacy works in community pharmacies. To work in a community pharmacy, the pharmacist needs to be able to work independently to solve drug-related problems. As well as knowledge in specific pharmaceutical areas, the pharmacist needs communicative skills in order to contribute to the rational use of drugs in cooperation with patients, pharmacists and others.

Further education

Successful completion of a bachelor¿s degree in Pharmacy qualifies candidates to apply for admission to a two-year master¿s programme in Pharmacy, as well as to other relevant master¿s degree programmes requiring a bachelor¿s degree in health-related studies.

 

Study abroad

There is an exchange agreement with the School of Pharmacy at the University of Eastern Finland, campus Kuopio. There will be the possibility of student exchange during the programme’s fifth semester. Several exchange agreements may be facilitated.

International students can attend selected courses during the fifth semester. The teaching of these courses will take place in English if international students are present. Teacher exchange and R & D collaboration require separate agreements.

Application deadline and admission

ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Namsos

Application deadline and admission

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