Bachelor of Pharmacy

Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in Pharmacy at HUST is a four year program taught in English for international students.

Purpose of the program

This program aims at cultivating high-quality pharmacists capable of conducting research, manufacturing, quality control, monitoring administration of drugs and their preparations, and curatorial operation and administration.

About the school

Founded in 1971, the HUST pharmacy school is one of the oldest pharmacy schools in the south-central of China. Over the past 40 years, it has developed nationally and internationally recognized research programs in pharmaceutics, medicinal and natural products chemistry, clinical pharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical socioeconomics, and pharmacy practice. School of Pharmacy has now 82 faculty and staff, including 16 professors and 20 associate professors. Among them there are one academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 Changjiang Scholar, 3 awardees of new century excellent scholar supporting program. Funded by the state for drug discovery, School of pharmacy offers a variety of programs including 2 bachelor’s programs, 7 master’s programs, and 6 doctoral programs. And 800 students are studying at the school for their promising future including 580 undergraduates, 165 postgraduates and 45 doctors. School of pharmacy has established a comprehensive platform for new drug and also co-foundered the national nano-drug research center. It is also active in international academic exchanges. It has made academic exchange agreements with many higher education institutions in different countries and regions of the world, including Marburg University School of Pharmacy and Dusseldorf University School of pharmacy.

Start Date of the program:

There is only 1 intake each year and that is in the fall semester (September) each year.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is June 30th for Fall semester.

Admissions Requirements

Must be under 30 years old, graduates from high school, with a good command of English; TOEFL, GRE, IELTS or other official recognized test holders are preferred.

Program description:

The primary aim of the pharmacy undergraduate program is to provide the relevant knowledge and skills that are required for the entry into the pharmacy profession that deals with every aspect of medicines, ranging from the manufacture, the supply and the management of drug therapy. It is undertaken by School of Pharmacy, which brings together the most talents and best equipments to present professional instruction in English for international students. Students study core subjects in some basic sciences and course related to pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice, so that graduates can readily apply these fundamental principles to their future career in hospital service, healthcare practice, pharmaceutical industry and research. The program is available for both undergraduates and postgraduates, so that they would receive a complete and systematic training from the very beginning to the end. Besides, School of Pharmacy has set up a course structure special for the international students to meet their requirements.

Main Courses:

Organic Chemistry,
Analytical Chemistry,
Physical Chemistry,
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Natural medicinal Chemistry,
Pharmaceutical Analysis,
Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics,
Pharmaceutical Administration,
Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee is 35,000 RMB per year the total tuition is 140,000 RMB for the four year program.


HUST offers 15 accommodated apartments on campus for international students. Single and double rooms are provided according to their own needs. Washing room, water heater, air conditioner, Internet, telephone and furniture.

Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Your application is normally processed within 4 weeks. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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