First Year: Basic Sciences

Semester 1

PHYS 101

Physics

3 + 0

CHEM 101

General Chemistry

3 + 0

BIOL101

Biology I

3 + 0

ENGL 101

English Language I

3 + 0

PSYC 101

Psychology

3 + 0

SUDS 101

Sudanese studies

3 + 0

                                                                                                                                           Total 18 credit hours

Semester 2

ARAL 101

Arabic Language and Islamic Studies

3 + 0

BIOL 102

Biology II

3 + 0

CHEM 102

Organic Chemistry

3 + 0

ENGL 102

English Language II

3 + 0

MATH 102

Mathematics for Medical and Health Sciences

3 + 0

ENVI 101

Environmental studies

3 + 0

                                                                                                                                                       Total 18 credit hour        

Second Year: Basic Biomedical Science

Semester 3

PHYS 201

Physiology I

4 + 1

ANAT 201

Anatomy I & Histology I

2 + 0

PATH  201

Pathology I

2 + 0

CHEM 201

Organic chemistry II

2 + 1

PHCU 201

Pharmaceutics I

2 + 1

CHEM 203

Biochemistry I

2 + 1

MICR 202

Microbiology I

3 + 1

                                                                                                                                                                   Total 22 credit hours

PHYS 202

Physiology II

4 + 0

ANAT 202

Anatomy II & Histology

2 + 0

PATH  202

Pathology II

3 +  0

CHEM 202

Organic chemistry III

2 + 1

PHCO 202

Pharmacology & Therapeutics I

2 + 0

PHCU 202

Pharmaceutics II

2 + 1

CHEM 204

Biochemistry II

2 + 1

MICR 202

Microbiology II

2 + 0

 

                                                                                                                                                                   Total 22 credit hours

Third Year

Semester 5

PHCO 301

Pharmacology & Therapeutics II

2 + 1

CHEM303

Physical Chemistry

2 + 0

PHCU 301

Pharmaceutics III

2 + 1

CHEM 301

Analytical Chemistry I

2 +1

RUEX 301

Rural Extension

1+3

PHMN 301

Pharmacy Management  I

   0+ 2

MICR 301

Microbiology III

2 + 1

                                                                                                                                                                        Total 20 credit hours

Semester 6

PHCO 302

Pharmacology & Therapeutics III

2 + 1

PHCU 302

Pharmaceutics IV

2 + 1

CHEM 302

Analytical Chemistry II

+1

BIOS 302

Biostatistics

2 + 0

PHCN 302

Pharmacognosy I

1 + 0

WOST 301

Women studies

2 + 0

PHPR 302

Pharmacy practice I

2 + 0

MICR 302

Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology

2 + 0

PHMN 302

Pharmacy Management  II

2 +0

                                                                                                                                                                          Total 20 Credit hours      

Fourth Year

Semester 7

PHCO 401

Pharmacology & Therapeutics IV

2 + 1

CHEM 401

Medicinal Chemistry I

2 + 0

PHCU 401

Pharmaceutics V

2 + 1

PHAN 401

Pharmaceutical Analysis I

2 + 1

NUTR 401

Nutriceutics

2 + 0

PHCN 401

Pharmacognosy II

2 + 1

PHMN 401

Pharmacy practice II

2 +0

                                                                                                                                                                                Total 18 credit hours

Semester 8

PHCO 402

Pharmacology & Therapeutics V

2 + 1

CHEM 402

Medicinal Chemistry II

2 + 0

PHAN 402

Pharmaceutical Analysis II

2 + 1

PHCU 402

Pharmaceutics VI

2 + 0

PHCN 402

Pharmacognosy II

2 + 1

RESM 402

Research Methods

3 + 0

CLIN 402

Clinical Pharmacy I

2 + 1

                                                                                                                                                                 Total 19 credit hours

Fifth Year

Semester 9

PHCO 501

Pharmacology & Therapeutics VI

2 + 0

CHEM 501

Medicinal Chemistry III

2 + 0

PHCU 501

Pharmaceutics VII

2 + 0

TOXI 501

Toxicology & Forensic Pharmacy

2 + 0

PHCN 501

Pharmacognosy IV

2 + 0

CLIN 501

Clinical Pharmacy II

2 + 1

ETHI 501

Ethics & Pharmacy Business

2 + 0

                                        Total 15 credit hours

Semester 10   

PHCO 502

Pharmacology & Therapeutics  VII

2 + 0

PHCU 502

Pharmaceutics VIII

2 + 0

CHEM 502

Medicinal Chemistry IV

2 + 0

PHCN 502

Pharmacognosy  V ( Plant chemistry )

2 +    1

RESP 502

Research Project

6 + 0

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Total 15 credit hours

 The total of credit hours are = (151) + 36 credit hours for the Fresh-man year = 187 (+ 6 Credit hours) for Talent &study skills193 Credit Hours.

 

Research Project

·      Toxicology

·      Radio Pharmacy

·      Quality Assurance

·      Industrial Pharmacy

·      Biotechnology

·      Clinical Pharmacy

·      Hospital Pharmacy

·      Phototherapy (Sudanese Flora)

 

Course Descriptions

PHYS 201 Physiology I (3+1) 4

This course deals with Cell Physiology, Body Fluids, Excitable Tissues and the Autonomic Nervous System, as well as the renal, respiratory and the gastrointestinal track and haematology.                                                                                                                                                                                                        

ANAT 201 ANATOMY I & HISTOLOGY (2+0) 2                     

By the end of this course the student should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the normal structure of the system of the Autonomic Nervous System, as well as the renal, respiratory and the gastrointestinal track of macroscopic and microscopic level.

PATH 201 Pathology I (General) (2+0) 2

The course covers: Aetiology; Mechanism of cell injury; Disturbances of circulation, growth and metabolism; Degenerations, necrosis and gangrene; Inflammation, healing and repair; Hypersensitivity reactions; Neoplasia.

CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry II ( 2 +1) 3

 This is the first of a two-semester sequence of organic chemistry. It includes an introduction to structure, stereochemistry, mechanism, reactivity, functional groups and synthesis.

PHCU 201 Pharmaceutics I (2+1) 3

The course consist of theoretical and practical components designed to provide junior pharmacy student with back ground information about the profession of pharmacy, about terminology, history, role of pharmacist and information policies.

CHEM 203 Biochemistry I (2+1 ) 3

The purpose of this course is to give an idea about bio-molecules, and to introduce the student to the importance, source, sites and structures of biochemical compounds. Also the courses focus on the enzyme mode of action and vitamins functions and deficiency diseases.

MICR 201 Microbiology I (3+1) 4

General Microbiology serves as an introduction to the microbial world. Topics include  

 -     Bacteriology and important bacterial infections,

 -Viruses and viral infections 

 - Fungi and important mycotic infections

 - Other microorganisms and infectious agents.

 - The course includes laboratory sessions on basic microbiological techniques,

 -  Aseptic technique, isolation, and identification of microbes.

PHYS 202 Physiology II (4+0) 4                                         

This course deals with the physiology of the cardiovascular, endocrine reproductive systems.

Pre-requisite: PHYS 201

ANAT 202 ANATOMY II & HISTOLOGY (2+0) 2                   

 This course, the student should be able to describe: the cardiovascular, endocrine reproductive, Musculoskeletal, sense organs and congenital Malformation systems.

PATH 202 Pathology II (3+0) 3

This course deals with the pathology of the cardiovascular, endocrine and reproductive systems.

CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry III (2+1) 3

This is the second in a two-semester sequence of organic chemistry. Topics include an in-depth study of reaction mechanisms, functional group transformations and the synthesis of moderately complex molecules by multi-step strategies. Emphasis is given to naturally occurring compounds and pharmaceuticals.

MICR 202 Microbiology I (2+1) 3

General Microbiology serves as an introduction to the microbial world. Topics include the basic biology of bacteria, viruses, and fungi with emphasis on the control of microorganisms.  An integral part of the course is the laboratory in which students will gain hands-on knowledge of   aseptic technique, isolation, and identification of microbes.

PHCO 202 Pharmacology and therapeutics I (2+0)          

The course consists only of theoretical part and designed to provide the basic knowledge of pharmacology as pharmacology related terms and drug development, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drug in addition to drugs acting on cholinergic system.

Pre-requisite: PHYS 201.

PHCU 202 Pharmaceutics II (2+1) 3

The course is composed of theoretical and practical components designed to introduce the student to the different dosage forms and the routes of administration.  

CHEM 204 Biochemistry II (2+1) 3

The aim of this course is to illustrate the degradation and biosynthesis of biochemical compounds inside animal and human tissues. It also covers the movement of the metabolites from site to another, beside calculation of the energy produced or consumed through different pathways. Pre-requisite: CHEM 203.

MICR 202 Microbiology II (2+0) 2       

This course covers the following;-

- Fundamental principles of Immunology.

Vaccination and Immunization

Principles of Parasitology and parasitic diseases with special emphasis to infections in Sudan..

- The course include sessions on demonstrations of slides on morphological study of different               

   types of parasites.  Pre-requisite: MIRC 201

MICR 301 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 1II   301 (2+1) 3

This course focuses on control of infectious microorganisms.  Topics include the following aspects:-

-          Infection control and healthcare associated infections. Relevance and importance in Pharmacy.

-          Principles of Sterilization and Disinfection in Healthcare

-          The Selection and use of antimicrobial agents.

-          Antimicrobial Resistance

-          Antibiotic Stewardship

PHCO 301 Pharmacology and therapeutics II (2+0)        

The course consists of theoretical and practical part and designed to provide knowledge about drugs acting on adrenergic system, autacoids and their role and drugs manage renal system disorders as diuretics. The practical part focus on effect of cholinergic and adrenergic drugs in vitro. Pre-requisite: PHCO 202.

CHEM 303 Physical Chemistry (2+0) 2

The course consists only of a theoretical part. The course is designed to Introduces the student to the concept of quantum mechanical world of the atom, thermodynamics and its application to pharmaceutical systems, chemical kinetics and the stability of molecules.

PHCU 301 Pharmaceutics III (2-1) 3   

This course consists of theoretical and practical parts which are complementary to each other’s and it is designed to provide students with the skills need to perform any pharmaceutical calculations.

Pre-requisite: PHCU 202

CHEM 301 Analytical chemistry I (2+1)3

This course is designed to make the students familiar with more sophisticated techniques used in chemical analysis both manual and instrumental, and also to give more information about certain chemical phenomena such as precipitation and complex formation.

RUEX 301   Rural Extension (3 + 1)

The purpose of this course is to provide the students with knowledge, skills and techniques essential for Extension and Rural Development workers. Special attention is given to basic concepts of development and change, extension, diffusion and adoption as well as communication. The course also gives special consideration to reproductive health issues as well as current problems of rural development. Refer to the university general courses.

PHPR 301 Pharmacy Practice I (2 + 0) 2

The course consists of theoretical and practical components complementary to each designed to outline the role of the pharmacist in the health care system particularly the recent development in the services provided by the pharmacist including the need for lifelong learning. The tools needed such as social and behavioural aspects and the importance of communication skills are thoroughly discussed and explained.

MICR 302 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 1V (2+0) 2

The course is an introduction to the manufacture of drugs from microorganisms.

-          Sterile Pharmaceutical Products

-          Principles of  Good Manufacturing Practice

-          The Manufacture and Quality Control of Immunological Products

-          Recombinant DNA Technology. Pharmaceutical Products

PHCO 302 Pharmacology and therapeutics III (2+0)       

The course consists of theoretical and practical part , it designed to provide knowledge in cardiovascular system : drugs therapy for heart failure, antiarrhythmic, antianginal and antihypertensive.

In addition to drugs act on blood disorders as antianemic, anti-thrombotic and thrombolytic and anti hyperlipidemics.

Pre-requisite: PHCO 301

PHCU 302 Pharmaceutics IV (2+0) 2

This course consists of theoretical and practical parts. This course is designed to provide students with introduction to the surface and interfacial phenomena’s, adsorption, rheology, colloids and disperse systems, solutions of non-electrolytes, the theory of strong electrolytes, ionic equilibria, buffer and ionic solutions, solubility and distribution phenomena.

CHEM 302 Analytical chemistry II (2+1) 3           

By the end of the course the student should be familiar and fully aware of the theoretical and practically concepts concerning the analytical separation such as solvent extractions, precipitation, making agents and Ion exchange separation.

Pre-requisite: CHEM 301

BIOS 302 Biostatistics (2+0) 2

The course outline the definition of data, knowledge, information and wisdom. It also outline probability and normal distribution, types of data, quantitative graphics and types of graph used in research.

PHCN 302 Pharmacognosy I (2+1) 3

The course give general   introduction to Pharmacognosy, binomial nomenclature, and active ingredients in plants and factors affecting it.

WOST 302 Women studies  ( 2 + 0 ) 2

The purpose of this course is:

To make students gain self-actualization through raising their awareness regarding their situation and their status in society.To enable students to look critically at their roles in the society.

To build their analytical capacities so as to be effective agents for change and development.

To provide the student with knowledge of feminism and Women’s Movements as tools for promotion of women’s condition and positions to achieve empowerment and solidarity for action.

PHPR 302 Pharmacy Practice II (2 +0) 2

The course consists of theoretical and practical components complementary to each designed to outline the role of the pharmacist in the health care system particularly the recent development in the services provided by the pharmacist including the need for lifelong learning. The tools needed such as social and behavioral aspects and the importance of communication skills are thoroughly discussed and explained.

PHCO 401 Pharmacology and therapeutics IV (2+1) 3

The course consists of theoretical and practical part designed to provide knowledge on respiratory system as anti-asthmatic, anticough, allergic rhinitis and COPD drugs. The second part focus on drugs act on central nervous system as neurotransmitters, anti-epileptics, anesthetics, anti-Parkinson, anti-psychotics and depressants.

CHEM 401 Medicinal Chemistry I (2+0) 2

Introduction to the discipline and its application in drug development. Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Physiochemical properties and their effect on drug activity. Drug receptor interaction/ stereochemistry. Structure activity relationship and Quantitative structure activity relationship. Drug metabolism/biotransformation. Application of the principles of pharmaceutical chemistry on Anti-inflammatory drugs; steroids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s)

PHCU 401 Pharmaceutics V  (2+1) 3

This course consists of theoretical and practical parts. The course is designed to provide the students with the concepts and practice of the different industrial processes related to manufacture of pharmaceuticals.The students will be introduced to the concepts of heat transfer, heating, milling, mixing, drying and moisture content, granulation.

PHAN 401 Pharmaceutical Analysis I (2+1) 3

This course is designed to cover the regions of electromagnetic radiation and their uses. Application of UV, IR, NMR, MS & spectroflurometry in structure elucidation of organic molecules and pharmaceuticals. As well as the application of GC and HPLC in separation, purification and quality control analysis of organic compounds and pharmaceuticals.

MICR 401 Microbiology III  (2+0) 2

The course is an introduction to immunology where students learn about the human immune system. Students will learn the events constituting the specific immune response, antigen-antibody reaction, autoimmune diseases, and types of hypersensitivity.

NUTR 401 Nutriceutics (2+0) 2

The course cover the basic nutrition principles important for a pharmacist. It covers nutrition assessment and diet, paediatrics, pregnancy and lactation, infants, elderly and requirements is specific disease state. The course include a critical review and determination of patient requirements in parenteral feeding in addition to understanding nutrition facts and label and drug-nutrients interactions.

PHCN 401 Pharmacognosy II (2+1) 3                    

This course describe in detail the different parts of plant including root, seeds, leaves, fruits, flowers. It also gives overview bout animal derived drugs.

Pre-requisite: PHCN 302. 

PHCO 402 Pharmacology and therapeutics V ( 2 + 1) 3

The course consists of a theoretical part & a practical one. The course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of drugs used to treat disorders of the digestive and the endocrine systems. The course also covers non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

CHEM 402 Medicinal chemistry II (2+0) 2

The course discusses the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry of drugs acting on CNS and on endocrine systems.  It highlights desired chemical feature of each group and its relevance to pharmacological profile in addition to the synthesis and bio transformation of each group.

Pre-requisite: CHEM 401. Pre-requisite: CHEM 401

PHAN 402 Pharmaceutical Analysis II (2+1) 3

The course cover pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis as radiopharmaceutical analysis (measurement of radioactivity and it quality control) and drug analysis (narcotics and dangerous drugs by thin layer and gas chromatography).

Pre-requisite: PHCN 401.

PHCU 402 Pharmaceutics VI  (2+0) 2

The course consists of theoretical component designed to provide student detailed knowledge pf parenteral products, sterile products manufacturing areas and clean rooms classification, Water for injection production and storage.

Pre-requisite: PHCU 401.

PHCN 402 Pharmacognosy III (2+1) 3

The course gives in detail methods of extraction of active ingredients from plants, isolation techniques, different types of chromatography, and its application in different pharmaceutical aspects.

Pre-requisite: PHCN 401.

BIOT 402 Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology

The course consists of a theoretical part and practical part which are complementary to each other. The course is designed to provide the students with the essential knowledge of molecular biotechnology.

Pre-requisite: MICR 301

RESM 402 Research Method ( 2 + 0 ) 2

Refer to the university general courses.

PHCO 501 Pharmacology and therapeutics VI (2 +0 ) 2

The course consists only of a theoretical part. The course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of chemotherapeutic drugs used to treat various infective and neoplastic diseases.

CHEM 501 Medicinal chemistry III (2+0) 2

The course discusses chemistry of drugs acting on cardiovascular system and on autonomic nervous system. It highlights the desired chemical features, its relevance to pharmacological profile and biotransformation of each group. The other component of this course discusses drug discovery, development and design including prodrug design. Pre-requisite: CHEM 402.

TOXI 501 Toxicology & Forensic Pharmacy (2+0) 2

This course outline the definition of forensic pharmacy and issues concerning forensic pharmacist. It also gives overview about narcotic drugs and their abuse, toxicity by hair dye and heavy metalss and antidoping drugs.

PHCN 501 Pharmacognosy IV (2+0) 2

 To define and classify secondary metabolites, understand physical and chemical characters, actions and structure activity relationship of secondary metabolites. To study the basic secondary metabolic pathway, and to be to be acquainted with biosynthesis Classification of Terpenoids and its biological importance and Chemical structures of volatile oils and its biological importance.

PHCU 501 pharmaceutics VII

This course consists of a theoretical designed to provide the students with the general principles of pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics, determine the bioavailability of the drug in the dosage form after administration. This course contain the extra-vascular and GIT drug administration, factors influencing drug absorption.

CLIN 501 Clinical Pharmacy I (2+1) 3

The course consists of theoretical and practice (hospital rounds) complementary to each other. The course is designed familiarize students  with role of pharmacist in management of disorders related to cardiovascular , endocrine & renal system.

ETHI 501 Ethics& pharmacy business

The course consists of theoretical component to provide senior pharmacy students with detailed knowledge about ethics of pharmacy provision and laws that regulate the profession with special emphasis in laws in Sudan, in addition to licences encounter pharmacy practice in Sudan.

PHMN 501 Pharmacy Management I (2 + 0)

This course include pharmacy management principles, financial & human resource management.

PHCO 502 Pharmacology and therapeutics VII ( 2 + 0) 2

The course consists only of a theoretical part. The course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of Immunopharmacology. The course also covers special topics in various areas of Pharmacology and therapeutics.

PHCU 502 pharmaceutics VIII

This course consists of a theoretical designed to provide the students with the general principles of pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics, determine the bioavailability of the drug in the dosage form after administration. This course contain the extra-vascular and GIT drug administration, factors influencing drug absorption. Pre-requisite: PHCU 501.

CHEM 502 Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV (2+0) 2

This course discusses the chemistry of chemotherapeutic antimicrobial agents, these include: antibiotics, antimicrobial, antivirals, antiprotozoal and antifungals. It highlights desired chemical feature of each group relevance to pharmacological profile and bio transformation of each group. The second component discusses the chemistry of cytotoxic agents used in cancer chemotherapy.

PHCN 502 Pharmacognosy V(Plant Chemistry) (2+0) 2

The course study the chemical structures of Phenolic compounds (Tannins, Flavonoids, anthocynines, coumarin…), glycosides, saponins and alkaloids.

CLIN 502 Clinical Pharmacy II (2+1) 3

The course consists of theoretical and hospital round’s complementary to each other delivered through a problem based learning approach. The course is designed to provide management of disorders related to cardiovascular, general nervous system & respiratory system. .

PHMN 502 Pharmacy Management II (2 + 0) 2

This course of drug supply management and total quality management including Quality assurance principles. Pre-requisite: PHMN 501.

RESP 502 Research Project (6 + 0)

Refer to the university general courses.