Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries

Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
1. Bachelor of PharmD: The program includes studying 175 credit hours divided into 5 academic levels.
2. Bachelor of PharmD (Clinical Pharmacy): The program includes studying 178 credit hours divided into 5 academic levels.

About

We aim to be the national, regional and international preeminent faculty of pharmacy contributing in transforming human health through innovations in education, practice, and scientific research through providing best in class education, training, and life-long teaming opportunities for students and graduates, while creating, disseminating and applying up to date knowledge based on research and practice in the pharmaceutical, social, and clinical sciences to improve health.

Academic Majors and Departments

The academic degrees awarded by the School of Pharmacy, Badr University in Cairo are equivalent by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities Resolution No. 230 of 2019 with the same degrees awarded by the Egyptian universities subject to the Universities Organization Law No. 49 of 1972 and its executive regulations in the corresponding disciplines.

Old bylaw (offered since Fall 2014 till Fall 2018)

1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Drug Manufacturing)

  • 169 credit hours
  • 5 Years

2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)

  • 172 credit hours
  • 5 Years

The regulations of colleges of pharmacy in the Arab Republic of Egypt have been amended to adopt competency-based education Based on the decisions of the Pharmaceutical Studies Sector Committee of the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities for the year 2019.

New bylaw (offered since Fall 2019 till present)

1. Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

  • 175 credit hours
  • 6 years (5 Years Study + 1 Year Internship)

2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (PharmD – Clinical Pharmacy)

  • 178 credit hours
  • 6 years (5 Years Study + 1 Year Internship)

Meet the Dean

Professor Yasser Mohamed

Dr. Yasser is a professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, (SCU). He joined BUC in 2021.

Dr. Yasser graduated from the faculty of pharmacy, Cairo University in 1986 and obtained his master’s degree in 1989.

Dr. Yasser occupied the post of assistant lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy, SCU. in 1995 and he obtained his Ph.D. in 1999 from the scientific channel between the University of Texas, Medical Branch (UTMB), Texas, USA, and SCU, Egypt.

He occupied the post of lecturer in 1999 and assistant professor in 2006.

He became a professor in 2012. He is interested in the research field in the area of Pharmacology and Toxicology with more than 60 international publications and has received many rewards. In 2020, He became among the best 2% of researchers in Pharmacology and Toxicology sciences according to Stanford University, USA, evaluation.

Dr. Yasser occupied several managerial posts including, Head of Pharmacology and Toxicology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, SCU in 2007. The Coordinator of the Clinical Pharmacy program and Director of the Education Development Center, SCU in 2012, Vice-Dean for postgraduate and research affairs, Faculty of Pharmacy SCU in 2011, then he was appointed the Dean of the faculty, SCU, in 2015.

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Meet the Vice Dean

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Soliman Doghish

Vice Dean of Research and Postgraduate Affairs

Dr. Ahmed Soliman graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University (Egypt) in 1998. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Biochemistry Department and researcher in Tumor Marker Oncology Research Unit, Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University. He got his Master’s degree in 2005 on oxidative stress induced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Then he obtained his Ph.D. in 2010 on the effect of heroin and cannabis addiction on immune response, sex hormones and investigate the association between heroin and cannabis addiction and oxidative stress.

Dr. Soliman has then worked as Lecturer in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Al-Azhar University (Cairo, Egypt). He got promoted to Associate Prof. in May 2016 after which he joined the School of Pharmacy at Badr University in Cairo in 2018. His academic goal is to dedicate his efforts and time to attain excellence in teaching undergraduates and training postgraduates.

He is looking forward to actively participating in pharmacy education, scholar activities, and services at Badr University. Meanwhile, he is looking forward to keeping his research productivity, initiating a research lab for training both under and postgraduates, and collaborating scientifically with new scientists. All of this with the ultimate goal of better understanding of the molecular mechanisms of diseases and developing new therapeutic strategies to provide better health outcomes for our patients.

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Meet the Vice Dean

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ehab Mohamed Gedawy

Vice Dean of Environmental Affairs and Community Development

Dr. Ehab Gedawy graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University in 2001. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. He got his Master’s degree in 2006 in the synthesis of some new triazinoquinazoline derivatives of expected antimicrobial activity. Then he obtained his Ph.D. in 2010 on certain heterocyclic compounds containing pyridine and pyrimidine rings: synthesis, anticancer and molecular modeling.

Gedawy has then worked as Lecturer in the Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. He got promoted to Associate Prof. in November 2016 after which he joined the School of Pharmacy at BUC in 2018.

His academic goal is to dedicate his efforts and time to attain excellence in teaching undergraduates and training postgraduates. He is looking forward to actively participating in pharmacy education, scholar activities, and services in BUC.

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Meet the Vice Dean

Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Ghany

Vice Dean of Educational and Student Affairs

Elsayed Abdelghany is the Vice Dean and Head of the Pharmaceutics Department of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries at Badr University in Cairo since September 2015.

Professor Elsayed holds a Ph. D. degree in Nuclear Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Cairo University/Atomic Energy Authority, Cairo, Egypt (1997), and held many prestigious positions throughout his career including the Vice-dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industries, Sinai University, Egypt, and Professor of Nuclear Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics from 7/2008 to 9/2015. Also, Elsayed was an assistant professor of Nuclear Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority.

Elsayed Abdelghany sponsored many projects funded by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) including EGY/6/03 for the production of radiopharmaceuticals, EGY/4/034 for the production of primary reagents require of the radio-immune assay (RIA), and immune-radiometric assay (IRMA), and EGY/2/007 for the production of monoclonal antibodies for tumor markers.

Elsayed has authored almost 45 journal articles and conference papers covering the localization of radioactive isotopes (for imaging and therapy) in tissues and organs of interest. The localization of such radioactive isotopes depends on many technologies such as gene transfer theory, nanotechnology, and receptors-oriented methods.

Elsayed has supervised over 25 master’s and doctoral theses.

The main field of research concerning the localization of radioactive isotopes (for imaging and therapy) in tissues and organs of interest. The localization of such radioactive isotopes depends on many technologies such as gene transfer theory, nanotechnology, and receptors-oriented methods.

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Dean’s Word

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the School of Pharmacy at BUC. 

The School of Pharmacy strives for excellence in all fields of education, learning, scientific research, and activities, and these will only be achieved by you. Science will not be advanced except with the progress of humanity, so make yourself a person that your nation will be proud of, this can be achieved by overcoming all the difficulties you face.

You should know that science is the key to the progress of people. By working we live and by science, we rise.

I`m looking to educate all our students about advanced intellectual knowledge and skills.

Wishing you all a successful University life and a bright future.

Professor Yasser Mohamed

Dean of Pharmacy

School Department Heads

Prof. Dr. Ghania Sayed Hassan

Head of the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department

Prof. Dr. Elsayed Abdelghany Elsayed

Head of the Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology Department

Prof. Dr. Safwat Abdelhady Mangourah

Head of the Pharmacology and Toxicology Department/Head of the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice Department

Prof. Dr. Safaa Ahmed Elmoghazy

Head of the Pharmacognosy Department

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alaliaa Sallam

Head of the Biochemistry Department

Prof. Dr. Talaat Abd El-Monsef Elkersh

Head of the Microbiology and Immunology Department

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Specialized Area Opportunities

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