Course Assessment

Course Assessment

The five-year Bachelor in Pharmacy Course shall be assessed on a basis of continuous assessment.

Students will be informed of the assessment schedule, assessment process, and conditions for successful completion credits of each semester at the commencement of the course.

Students will not be graduated unless they pass successfully the University graduation exam by completing all credits (theory and clinical practice). They receive a Certificate of Graduation in Pharmacy issued by University. University graduates are required to pass the National Exit Exam in order to receive their Bachelor in Pharmacy.

A- Purpose of the course assessment

  1. To provide feedback to the student and the teacher as to how learning is progressing that assists the students to determine their strengths and weaknesses (Formative assessment)
  2. To measure competence in both knowledge and skills of students at the end of the course

(Summative assessment)

B- Assessment process

1. Formative assessment

    a – Theory Assessment

The Theory Assessment is the continuous assessment to be conducted during occurred at the end of each semester:

  • Theory exam is a credit-based assessment
  • The Bachelor in Pharmacy Course has 8 semesters which consist of semesters (Exclude Foundation year) and are divided into 2 cycles:
  • Biological Sciences Certificate (4 Semesters) = 1ª cycle
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (4 Semesters) = 2nd cycle                                                            
  • Theory assessment will be done at the end of every semester
  • The students who failed any credit of the two semesters of each scholar year are allowed to re-sit the 2nd session exam after one month of the 2nd-semester exam result
  • If still failed of the 2″ session exam each year, they have to repeat the same class.

b – Skill Performance Assessment

The skill performance assessment will be conducted from the 1″ semester of the 3rd year based on the skill requirements of each semester stipulated in the curriculum:

  • Students shall have their Logbook for the preceptor to monitor, evaluate, and ret their skill performance progress
  • Instructors and Preceptors will use skill checklists to evaluate the competency of students
  • Assessment during the internship is aiming to allow the students to complete repair skill requirements in which they could not fulfill in the previous semester.

2. Summative assessment or graduation exam

  • It is the exam of Theory and Skill performance at the end of the course

Students have to complete skill requirements and pass all theory credits before allowing the first graduation exam. If requirements could not be completed, they have to sit the second graduation exam

  • Students who do not pass the first graduation exam will be allowed to sit the second three months after the first exam (theory and/or skill performance they failed)
  • The graduation exam will be conducted by the training institution under the supervisor of relevant authorities.