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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences


The area of pharmaceutical sciences is involved in the study of the physicochemical properties of compounds and substances that are used in the development of pharmaceutical products in addition to the quality control of such substances according to the pharmacopeias and international laws.  This area of science is also involved in the study of drug delivery systems and the development of smart delivery systems that are highly efficient in their therapeutic effect with minimal side effects.  Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics is another important field of study in pharmaceutical technology which is involved in the study of various parameters related to the absorption, distribution, and elimination of drugs.  The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences also offers courses in pharmaceutical microbiology and this area of pharmaceutical sciences is involved in the study of the properties of different microorganisms that are considered to be the underlying cause of human's infectious diseases.