Pharmacy and Drug Technology
The Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Technology was established in 2009 by the Presidential Decree number 2905/2012. Study at the faculty started at the beginning of the academic year 2012-2013 with the aim to pioneer the introduction of the concepts and principles of sustainable development to complement the Egyptian pharmaceutical sector and society with capable and skilled graduates who are dedicated to the improvement of pharmaceutical services and facilities.
The academic courses thoroughly address the concepts of modern pharmaceutics by emphasizing the study of pharmaceutical care, biotechnology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, environmental ethics, nutrition, pharmacy practice, and economics and communication skills. In addition, students choose from an array of faculty elective courses according to their individual interests.
The comprehensive approach towards a sustainable study of pharmaceutics is further enriched by a comprehensive core program that structures an integral part of the academic curricula in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Technology with the aim to enhance the students’ learning experience by offering courses in nature sciences, social sciences, humanities, languages, and arts.
Besides, practical training and accredited internships at national, international and multinational companies and organizations that aim to provide students with authentic experiences in their field of specialization are comprehensively offered with distinctive opportunities to gain valuable experience through practice in a real world setting prior to entering the professional world.
The scientific departments of the faculty are:
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Plants
- Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- Microbiology and Public Health
- Pharmacy Practice
New scientific departments could be established based on the recommendations of the Faculty council and the approval of Heliopolis University council and the board of trustees.
Scholarships for the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Technology:
45% deduction of tuition fees for students with cumulative GPA is 3.6 or more
40% deduction of tuition fees for students with cumulative GPA is 3.4 or more
25% deduction of tuition fees for students of cumulative GPA is 3.2 or more.
You can download all details about the academic courses at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Technology from here
Meet our Dean and Vice Dean
Prof. Dr. Magda Ismail is a Pharmaceutical Chemistry Professor since 2007. Dr. Ismail received her B.Pharm, MSc, and PhD degrees in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. Read More..
Prof. Dr. Maha Salama is a Professor of Pharmacognosy and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Drug Technology at Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development. Dr. Salama earned her bachelor’s degree in 1991, her master’s in 1997, and her PhD in 2004 in Pharmacognosy at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. . Read More..
Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (EPSF) is a non-governmental and non-profit pharmacy students’ organization. It was founded in 1982. Read More.