School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy (6 year program), Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Sakado Campus)

Learn from the world! The pharmacist ideals

●To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to support the goal of a better state of health.
●To develop a sense of responsibility as a pharmacist who complies with the ethical standards of medical practitioners, putting the interests of patients first and using drugs appropriately
● To develop the knowledge and skills to respond to the increasingly sophisticated and complex work of pharmacists.
● To facilitate learning in awareness of the broad range of career paths available to the pharmacist.
● To provide full support for learning and career paths, deepening communication, and introducing a home room system from the time of admission to the university.
● To train pharmacists capable of contributing to the community from the perspective of consumers.
● To equip pharmacists with a global perspective through international exchange.
The School of Pharmacy offers a six-year program that aims to educate pharmacists to a high level where they are able to provide broad-based responses to medical care. The program trains pharmacists to be able to prevent harmful side effects by advising on the proper use of drugs, and to be able to contribute widely to healthcare at home and in the community.

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Course outline and goals

[Foundation courses]
Basic subjects (English, Freshman Seminar: Pharmaceuticals)
Comprehensive Pharmaceuticals I
Physiology • Medical Treatments
Basic Pharmaceutical Science (biology/chemistry)
Related subjects I/II

[Specialized courses]
Pharmaceutical Healthcare and Science (including practical work)

[Comprehensive courses]
Comprehensive Pharmaceuticals II (including graduation research • comprehensive practice)

Our School of Pharmacy trains…
●Pharmacists with strong self-awareness as medical practitioners and the ability to take action
●Pharmacists capable of taking a leadership perspective
●Pharmacists capable of contributing to care in the home and care in the community
●Pharmacists trained in dietetics and food science
●Pharmacists who can contribute to a broad range of related fields
●Pharmacists capable of contributing to medical care from a global perspective

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Main qualifications available to graduates of the School of Pharmacy

○Pharmacist (by passing the national examination)
○Technician-in-charge for Manufacturing Quasi-drugs
○Narcotic Drug Manager
○Pharmaceutical Inspector
○Health Supervisor
○Pharmacy Manager/ Organizer
○Responsible Technician for Manufacturing Cosmetics
○Manager at Narcotic Drug Importer
○Food Sanitation Supervisor
○Working Environment Measurement Expert
○Drug Distribution Business
○Technician-in-charge for Manufacturing Medical Instruments
○Manager at Narcotic Drug Manufacturer
○Food Sanitation Manager
○Certified Environmental Measurer
○Manager at Licensed Drug Vendor
○Manager at Narcotic Drug Wholesaler
○Environmental Health Inspector
○Hazardous Materials Technician
○Manager at Drug Manufacturer
○Manager of Poisonous and Deleterious Substances
○Manager at Narcotic Drugs Retailer
○Quarantine Officer

Main career paths after graduation
○Hospital Pharmacist      ○Pharmacist at Insurance Pharmacy      ○Drugstore Pharmacist
○Drug Manufacturer (Responsible for Development and Medical Supplies Information: MR)
○Distribution (Supervising Pharmacist)       ○Administration (pharmaceutical practice, healthcare center etc.)
○Graduate school etc.