Pharmacology Department

University Of Pharmacy, Mandalay


At the end of the course, the candidates should be able to

  • contribute to the quality use of medicines and to improve clinical analysis and clinical decision making skill
  • develop and understanding of patient centered care with a focus of pharmaceutical care and service provision
  • provide direct patient care services that optimizes the use of medication and promotes health, wellness and disease prevention
  • involve an evaluation of the appropriateness of the drug therapy (e.g. drug choice, dose route, frequency and duration of therapy and its efficacy)
  • explore successful approaches to practice that ensure safe, effective and efficient use of medicines through collaborative working
  • monitor of potential drug interactions, adverse drug reactions and assess patient drug allergies while initiating a drug therapy plan
  • enable to the students to diversify skills for a range of advanced practice roles emerging in community and hospital settings
  • provide the structures processes and outcomes of variety of pharmacy services specialist areas including hospital, community and primary care
  • have an opportunity to develop skills and expertise in relation to research and development of pharmacy services
  • develop relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies required for effective advanced practice in pharmacy
  • design and test the strategies to enhance patient adherence, reduce drug-related morbidity
  • Regular updates of the course will integrate emerging clinical evidence and current controversies. A major strength of the program is the emphasis on developing clinical practice and the integration of evidence based medicine.


Total duration: 3 years, full deputation
A. Full time, coursework: 1 year 4 months
            Basic common module                1 month
            Special common module             2 months
            Respective subject                     13 months
B. Internship: 8 months
C. Protocol submission: Within the last three months of the coursework and internship
     (at the end of second year, i.e Term 1)
D. Thesis: 1 year (Third year, i.e Term 2 )


Same as current course.