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University of Karachi (UOK)

Duration: N/A
Degree Type: BS
Department: Pharmacognosy
Campus: Karachi

Admission Date

Sep-Oct

How To Apply

To apply, click on this link.

Tuition Fee

N/A

Recognition

In Pakistan there has always been a growing interest in medicinal plants and their active chemical constituents are utilized in the modern system of medicine – allopathy and in traditional system of medicine – Unani and homeopathic systems. Pharmacognosy learning covers a broad area of identification o plant drugs, phytochemistry, extraction methods, separation, purification, identification and structure elucidation of natural products, phytotherapy, nutraceuticals, cosmaceutical and toxic manifestation.

 Degree requirements for this program are:

  • Intermediate or equivalent

Students with pharmacognosy degrees are in demand for faculty positions in universities. They can also work as Research Scientist in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Government regulatory agencies also hire pharmacognoists.