Top 8 reasons to study Pharmacy at Dalhousie:
- The problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum provides you with essential self-directed learning skills you’ll need for a career in the dynamic field of pharmacy.
- In PBL modules, you’ll learn in a group with eight other students, encouraging teamwork and strong, professional relationships—both in and out of the classroom.
- The Practice Experience Program (PEP) gives you several opportunities to discover first-hand what pharmacist roles are like in diverse settings—from hospitals to community pharmacies.
- The PBL curriculum is enhanced in a multi-skills laboratory, where you’ll learn counselling and other skills, such as sterilization techniques and how to use glucose monitors.
- You'll develop an in-depth knowledge of drugs and medications—and you’ll also develop your written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
- Supplementing the PBL modules, weekly 50-minute lectures explain difficult concepts and summarize module material.
- You’ll be part of a tight student and professional community, with opportunities to take part in all kinds of events—from parties to fundraisers in support of community programs.
- You’ll participate in the innovative inter-professional Health Care Mentor's Program: you’ll meet with a volunteer health mentor with a chronic condition or disability willing to share his or her experiences navigating the health care system.