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Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science Durham College - Oshawa Campus Durham College - Oshawa Campus, Canada

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CAD 19330

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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12 months


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Program Overview

Prepare for a career in Canada’s strong pharmaceutical sector, a rewarding field that is seeing continuous job growth and demand in response to our growing and aging population. Help to ensure access to better, safer drugs and consumer products, including in the areas of medical cannabis and health products, by using your training to contribute to the most effective formulations, dosages, and manufacturing processes and the assurance of quality for a wide variety of products.

As a graduate, your knowledge and skills will encompass validation and standardization of formulations, methods and processes, and the ability to conduct experiments following scientific methodology that includes data analysis, proper documentation of observations and analyses, and clear summarizations and recommendations. Featuring a 280-hour field placement, this program will set you on the path for a life-changing career that allows you to make a positive impact on the millions of Canadians who rely on the products you will help produce to improve and maintain their health.

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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 7 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 57
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a diploma or degree in chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy or a related field
  • A minimum of two courses must be in chemistry and one of these courses must have a lab component
  • In organic chemistry/organic chemistry or physical chemistry any two with 60%

6.5 IELTS Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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