Facts & Figures
Cultivating pharmacists who have a heart for humanity and a passion for learning and researchers who will advance the frontiers of drug discovery
The fundamental focus of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is to produce outstanding graduates who want to “protect the health of humanity through the use of molecular medicine.” The goal of the Department of Pharmacy is to “produce pharmacists who have a heart for humanity and a passion for learning,” while the Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences seeks to “produce researchers and technicians who will advance the frontiers of drug discovery.” The shared goal of both departments is to produce graduates who are highly knowledgeable, ethical and possessing a deep humanity and who will be at the forefront of developing pharmaceutical science as a comprehensive life science protecting the health of humanity and helping to overcome disease.
Towards this end, both the Department of Pharmacy and the Department of Medicinal and Life Sciences use biology, chemistry, physics, and informatics as a common foundation upon which to pursue the integrated development of Drug Discovery Science, Life Pharmacy, Environmental / Sanitary Pharmacy and Medical / Information Pharmacy. Through its education and research curriculum, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences aims to equip students with the specialized knowledge they need in order to comprehensively understand the relationship between life and molecular medicine, as well as to cultivate their ability to identify, define and solve problems.