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The School of Pharmacy is the only provider of pharmacy education in the Western Cape and works closely with local health care providers to effectivley train pharmacists for all sectors of the profession. Our undergraduate programme is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to become pharmacists that contribute significantly to the health care needs of the communities they serve. This is highlighted by a number of our graduates that serve in high level positions within the profession.

We have active postgraduate programmes running in all disciplines and are able to promote students to doctoral level (please see our 'postgraduate' website for further information).

In order to attain our vision of being the premier provider of pharmacy education in Africa, we always welcome feedback. Please feel free to email us at the address listed in the 'contact' section of this site with any feedback.


To be the Premier Provider of Pharmacy Education in Africa with a Global Footprint in the Pharmaceutical Sciences


To  produce  pharmacy  graduates  and  pharmaceutical  scientists  equipped to respond to the pharmaceutical and healthcare needs of society by:

  • Designing   curricula   and   research   programs   that   are   contextually appropriate and internationally competitive.Providing  excellent  education  and  training  in  the  healthcare  and pharmaceutical sciences.

  • Conducting nationally relevant and globally recognized research.

  • Instilling   professionalism, social responsiveness, critical thinking, scholarly pursuit of knowledge and lifelong learning


 Inculcating scholarly attributes with the following values:

  • Honesty

  • Integrity

  • Respect


  1. Attract, retain and enable the development of students in line with the Vision and Mission
  2. Provide a contextually relevant teaching and learning environment that will enhance capacity
  3. Enhance  research  and  innovation  that  is  nationally  relevant  and internationally recognized
  4. Attract, retain and develop expertise relevant to the Vision and Mission
  5. Develop and enhance infrastructure in line with the Vision and Mission
  6. Enhance the School’s profile through effective marketing strategies
  7. Develop a strong financial base to ensure sustainability
  8. Promote and develop effective leadership

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