The Pharmacy Undergraduate Course takes 5 years to get  Bachelor of Pharmacy degree.


There is also PG/PhD course of Postgraduate studies, and it takes 2 years.


Ukrainian and Russian universities provide Pharmacy Course for those students who are interested in the effective use of medications. This program combines the study of Chemical Sciences with Health Sciences for better understanding how different chemical elements influence people’s health. This course informs about safe usage of pharmaceutical drugs. The Pharmacy Course teaches students the ways of correct dispensing and compounding of medicaments. Lecturers also tell students about the importance of continuing health care and existed clinical services, available for citizens. During the course, students will get knowledge in the sphere of health promotion, health information management and communication.


Russian and Ukrainian universities start their academic year on the 1st of September and finish in the middle of June (depends on the university). The studying year is divided into 2 semesters:

  • The 1st semester lasts from September,1 to the last week of January.
  • The 2nd semester lasts from the first week of February to the middle of June.


There are 5 working days (Monday-Friday) and 2 weekends (Saturday, Sunday) at universities.

Classes usually start at 8/9:00 and finish at 16:00.

During their studies, students have lectures, practical lessons (seminars), excursions, hospital practice, unit tests, colloquiums, and final tests. In the end of each semester students have an examination session. If the students pass it successfully, they go on a winter/summer vacation. In case they fail the exams, students get a “tail” and prepare to pass the failed exam once more.

The winter vacation usually lasts from January to February, and the summer vacation – from the mid of June to the end of August. While being on holidays, students can travel all over Russia/Ukraine, CIS countries and European countries as well!


Pharmacy program’s subjects:

  • Human Nutrition
  • Physiological Sciences
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Disease Processes
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic and Physical Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Organic and Medicinal Agents
  • Professional Practice
  • Rural Pharmacy Practice
  • Therapeutics
  • Scientific Statistics


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