University of Swabi is a newly established public sector university situated in Anbar at the central part of District Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan along the Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway. The University was established by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in 2012. It is a full-fledged University with excellent teaching and research opportunities for quality education. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in 28 teaching Departments.
The Department of Pharmacy, established in 2011, is the flagship department of the University of Swabi. The Department is following the approved curriculum and annual-based guidelines of the Pharmacy Council (PCP) and the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. The Department has a very impressive teacher student ratio (1:10) in accordance with the recommendations of the PCP. Our spacious three-storey purpose-built building occupies a total covered area of more than 40,000 sq. ft, with green lawns/gardens at its front. The building has well-equipped laboratories, purpose-built animal house, library, common rooms and faculty offices.
Our some of the nation’s top pharmacy faculty and staff, unique geographic location and pollution-free environment, state of the art facilities and faculty attract not only the brilliant students from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but also from the Punjab and the capital territory.
In future, the Department aims to become the Faculty of Pharmacy, comprising five teaching and research departments with scientifically equipped laboratories, namely Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy practice, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical chemistry, and Pharmacognosy.
The Pharm-D (5-year) program was recognized by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan in 2019. Postgraduate programs (M.Phil/ PhD) are also offered since 2013.