Diploma in Pharmacy or D. Pharm, is a 2-yr full-time diploma course divided into 4 semesters. The course has been designed to prepare candidates to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in hospitals, community pharmacies, and other pharmaceutical related fields.The course is designed to familiarize candidates with the basic concepts of pharmaceutical science. D.Pharm to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge required for entry-level positions in retail pharmacies as well as pharmaceutical companies.
A Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) is a 4 year undergraduate degree in the field of pharmacy. This degree is a prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist. The course trains students to understand the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use. B Pharm holders can work in several fields such as being a pharmacist, patient counselling, doing further studies such as master's degree, working in a university as a lecturer, or working as a drug information specialist. After the completion of this degree, the students can practice as a Pharmacist. Pharmacists can work in a range of industries related to the prescription, manufacture & provision of medicines.
M.Pharm. Pharmacology is a two years Postgraduate Pharmacy Degree Course. The Pharmacology study emphasis on the medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action and interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical functions. If a substance has medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals.
M.Pharm Pharmaceutics deals with analysis, testing and researching of drugs for the disease which is caused to the human body. There is huge job scope for this course as there is a huge demand for M.Pharm Graduates. The modernization of the Pharmaceutical industry has made a huge impact on the development of the medical field.
A doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) is a professional doctorate in pharmacy. In some countries, it is a first professional degree and a prerequisite for licensing to practice the profession of pharmacy or to become a clinical pharmacist. In many countries, Pharm.D Graduates are allowed to practice independently and can prescribe drugs directly to patients. A Pharm.D program has significant experiential or clinical education components in introductory and advanced levels for the safe and effective use of drugs.
Sree Siddaganga College Of Pharmacy is situated in Tumkur in Karnataka state of India. it is accredited from PCI and it is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University. SSCP, Tumkur offers 6 courses across 1 streams namely Pharmacy and across 4 degrees like B.Pharm, Pharm.D, M.Pharm, Diploma.Hostel facility is available for its students. Additional campus facilities such as Canteen, Computer Lab, Counselling, Cultural zone, Library, Medical Facilities, Cls. Room, Placement, Sports, and Grounds are also there.