We are delighted to inform you that RAK College of Pharmacy, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, status has been redesignated from Provisional Certification (Category 2) to International Accreditation (*online evaluation) by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) USA.     New fee structure updated for the academic year 2023-24.     All Programs are accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE.    All our programs are recognized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Study Plan - MS in Clinical Pharmacy

Graduate Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, the student must satisfy each of the following requirements:

  1. Must have satisfactorily completed the program within the maximum study time limitation of respective programs (excluding internship wherever applicable) from the date of registration. This period is four years for full time study and six years for part time study.
  2. Must have met the attendance requirement of 75% separately for theory and practical classes in each semester.
  3. Must have achieved a CGPA of more than 3.0.
  4. Must have successfully completed the dissertation
  5. Must have completed all required coursework in the curriculum
  6. Must have earned at least 75% of total credits required for the program at RAKMHSU.
  7. The student becomes a degree candidate when the Department Chairperson, on the request of the faculty advisor, certifies that the student has completed the program and the University requirements for graduation and, consequently, recommends him/her to the Academic Council through the Dean for the conferring of the appropriate degree.
  8. Students must have met all financial obligations to the University within the time specified. The certificate for graduation and transcripts will be withheld if there are any dues to the university.
  9. In order to qualify for graduation, the student must earn the following credits for the respective programs:

  • Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy-43
  • Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry-40
  • Master of Science in Pharmaceutics-41

Academic Honoring of the Master Degree

Academic Honoring of the Master Degree is classified as follows:

  1. CGPA 3.8 or higher: Master with Distinction
  2. CGPA 3.5 – 3.79 :Master with Merit
  3. CGPA 3.0 – 3.49 :Pass

The Office of Examinations issues the Students’ Academic Honor List at the end of each academic year. To be placed on the Students’ Academic Honor List, a student must:

  • Have registered for the stipulated credits per semester, and have received no failing grades.
  • Have at least a GPA of 3.8 or higher.
  • Should have passed all course at the main University Examinations.
  • Have no disciplinary action against him/her.

The Office of Examinations shall process degree certificates. To avail degree certificate, the student must satisfy graduation requirements mentioned above. Degree certificates shall be issued during Convocation, which will be held annually.

Year 1
Course # Title Theory Practical/CBL
PAPT 611 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics-I 2 2
PCPP 612 Principles of Clinical Pharmacy & Patient Data Analysis 2 2
PAHP 613 Advanced Hospital Pharmacy 3 -
PMCP 614 Modern Community Pharmacy 2 2
Course # Title Credits
Theory Practical/CBL
PAPT 621 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics-II 2 2
PACP 622 Advanced Clinical Pharmacy 2 2
PPTX 623 Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Toxicology 2 2
PCRB 624 Clinical Research & Biostatistics 2 2
Year 2
Course # Title Credits
PDRS 716 Pharmacy Dissertation & Research Seminar 06
Course # Title Credits
PDRS 826 Pharmacy Dissertation & Research Seminar 06