Faculty of Pharmacy

Educational Objectives, Student Learning Outcomes & Competencies

Educational Objectives

O1. Developing students’ scientific and professional skills.
O2. Improving students’ personal and pharmacy professional skills.
O3. Continuous updating and improving program’s curriculum.
O4. Encourage scientific research.
O5. Encourage and counsel students to further their postgraduate studies.
O6. Improving and developing the academic and research skills of the faculty members of staff.
O7. Interact with the local community.

Student Learning Outcomes and Competencies

Program Learning Outcome (PLO)


Knowledge and Understanding

K(1): Follow up on new updates in drug discoveries

  • Foundational Basic Knowledge:

To be able to integrate basic and pharmaceutical sciences knowledge to make medication therapy related decisions.

Intellectual skills

I(1): Master skills in scientific, logical, critical and creative thinking and utilize such skills in professional and personal life.

  • Personal and Professional Development Competencies:

To demonstrate the commitment to become a lifelong learner and have the communication, managerial and marketing skills, problem solving skills, and other related skills.

  • Industrial and Pharmaceutical Formulation Competencies:

To acquire the skills needed for industrial and pharmaceutical professional fields

  • Pharmacy Practice Competencies:

To recommend appropriate drug therapy, to ensure therapeutic efficacy and to prevent toxicity, to have the knowledge of pharmacy practice in various fields that is to include community pharmacy, clinical, industrial, and pharmaceutical fields


General and Transferable Skills

T(1): Master communication skills in both Arabic and English languages.

  • Pharmacy Ethics Competencies:

To have the knowledge of local pharmacy laws, regulations, and ethics.

T(2): Acquire skills in information technology, Internet and its various services

T(3): Achieve loyalty and belonging to homeland in word and deed, and develop knowledge of civil rights and social responsibility.

T(4): Participate in various scientific research activities and utilizing their results.

Professional and Practical Skills

P(1): Have potential for continuous development in pharmaceutical domains.

  • Patient Care Competencies:

To Interpret patient’s therapeutic database or medication profile, to initiate follow-up contact with patients to evaluate the effectiveness of the care plan.

P(2): Collaborate with other healthcare professionals.

P(3): Abide by the effective pharmacy practice ethics and legislations professionals.

P(4): Apply the pharmacy practice ethics and legislations when providing pharmaceutical services.

P(5): Use recent technologies in pharmacy profession.

Matrix of Educational Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes