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Pharmacist's degreePharmacy

Tuition fee €8,000 per year

1st year – 8 000 EUR
2nd year – 8 000 EUR
3rd year – 9 000 EUR
4th year – 9 000 EUR
5th year – 9 000 EUR

Application fee €100 one-time
Registration fee €149.99 one-time

Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Invitation for the embassy.
The period of preparation from week to two months
- You will access to admission system with extra BONUS information&
- You will have your own manager and curators on each stage of admission process.

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Overview

The study programme aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge of medicine and human health, preparing qualified and considerate professionals with a can-do attitude towards their work. After graduation of the study programme Pharmacy the students will have acquired skills and knowledge about:
- types of drugs, drug manufacturing, analysis and determination methods
- effects, metabolism, side effects, rational and safe use of drugs
- research of drugs, preparation principles and methods in pharmacies and drug manufacturing companies, turnover of medicinal products
- pharmaceutical care, the connection between pharmacy and other fields of healthcare, teamwork – with other health care specialists
- planning and implementation of scientific research in the field of pharmacy.

Study methods
lectures
seminars
practical classses
laboratory work
During studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy students have to carry out a large amount of laboratory work in groups and individually. Chemistry courses are devoted to synthesis analysis. In plant and animal biology, cytology, genetics and microbiology courses students use microscopes. When studying the technologies of drug preparation, students have to prepare drugs of various forms – capsules, pills, creams, ointments, and solutions. The study course Social pharmacy and legal aspects of pharmaceutics emulates real-life situations in pharmacy. The acquired skills in consulting clients are tested by the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

Programme structure

1st study year
Cytology and genetics provide basic anatomic knowledge on the structure and form of cells and living organisms. Plant and animal biology is taught to recognise and classify plants and to highlight the importance of plant and animal products in medicine. The inorganic and organic chemistry classes as well as qualitative analysis are devoted to laboratory work where students acquire knowledge on the basic principles of chemistry and chemical processes, study the chemical structure and related properties of drug substances and acquire knowledge on the production of drug substances, methods for analysing and determining drug efficacy. Students pay visits to local pharmaceutical plants, the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis and during placement undertake various tasks in a pharmacy, gaining their first experience of working in a pharmacy.

2nd study year
In the second study year pharmacy students acquire physiology – the functions and processes of a living organism, pharmacognosy – the study of medical plants and biologically active substances; and microbiology – the study of microorganisms and illnesses caused by them.

3rd study year
The third study year is devoted to pharmaceutical subjects where students acquire knowledge on the efficiency, side effects, rational and safe use of drugs. Students also acquire the skills for preparing medications in a pharmacy.

4th study year
Students acquire such study subjects as: practical pharmacy, legal aspects of pharmaceutics which deal with the principles of pharmaceutical care and practical organisation of drug turnover in pharmacies and drug production companies; in social pharmacy and pharmaceutical care classes students acquire necessary skills for consulting a patient and study industrial drug production.

5th study year
The knowledge, skills and competences acquired in the previous study years are put into practice during six months of placement and writing a thesis. Upon successful presentation and defence of the thesis and passing of the state examinations, the student is awarded the degree of a Pharmacist.

Career opportunities

The main work places for graduates are pharmacies, where pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care – counsel pharmacy customers, dispense prescription medications, prepare medication etc. Pharmacists also work in medical supermarkets and pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, medical products agencies, laboratories, scientific research institutions. Our graduates work in state institutions – Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia, State Agency of Medicines of the Republic of Latvia, Health Inspectorate, The National Health Service – in the public service at various levels, as specialists, inspectors.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
30 Jun 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
30 Jun 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States