The vast majority of BPSP graduates directly continue their studies to obtain a professional degree as a pharmacist (Apothecary) before applying for a job. Nevertheless, the graduates are eligible to apply for a job in certain industries.
The job options for pharmacy bachelor graduates include staff in:
- Ministry of Health Affairs
- National Agency for Food and Drug Controls
- Public Health Office
- Insurance offices
- Pharmaceutical industries
- Community pharmacy
- Drug stores
- Medical laboratories
- Academic institution
To prepare students with competencies required for analysis industries and quality control, BPSP has a range of compulsory courses that accompanied with practical sessions. The practical sessions emphasize critical skill to perform pharmaceutical and biomolecule analysis as well as to operate modern/conventional analytical instruments. These skills are valuable for those who are interested in working as an analyst, such as in National Agency for Food and Drug Controls, pharmaceutical industries and medical laboratories.
Graduates of bachelor pharmacy may also work as pharmacy technicians in the community pharmacies. The competencies required as a pharmacy technician is supported by compulsory courses covered in the drug action and kinetics module as well as in pharmaceutical technology and manufacturing module. The modules are designed to prepare students to have applied knowledge about drug therapeutic effects and basic skills of drug dispensing and compounding.