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The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at the University of Petra , Amman-Jordan was established in 1991. The Faculty offers three programs: B.Sc. in Pharmacy, B.Sc. in Nutrition, and M.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences. The B.Sc. in Pharmacy consists of 5-year program (165 credit hours) and is made of the following disciplines: medicinal and photochemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology, pharmacology, clinical Pharmacy and pharmaceutical communication and marketing skills whereas the M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences consists of 33 credit hours including 9 credit hours for research thesis.

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Technology has four departments:

  • Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
  • Department of Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Department of Nutrition  

The B.Sc. in Nutrition consists of 4-year program (135 credit hours).

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at University of Petra aspires to be the “Faculty of Choice", in Jordan and the region, for learners and scholars. We aim to achieve excellence in education, research and service to society.
The mission of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is to equip students and scholars with the tools to become leaders in advancing the pharmacy profession and research.
The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is committed to:
  • Recruit, hire and retain qualified faculty members who will be engaged in teaching and research activities.
  • Offer a curriculum that encourages analytical and critical thinking, decision-making, intellectual curiosity, interprofessional collaboration, and service to society.
  • Provide education that allow students to obtain all required professional competencies.
  • Establish and enhance community, educational and professional partnerships.
  • Provide state-of-the-art research facilities.
  • Ensure commitment to life-long learning and continued personal and professional development for students, faculty members and staff.
  • Our graduates should have all required knowledge and skills to effectively contribute to the health and pharmaceutical sectors.

Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy

The department of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy through its academic programs introduces the students to various structural requirements for various drugs used in disease management with the emphasis on the structural-activity relationships and the essential chromophore for that particular activity.More

MSc Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Faculty of Pharmacy at the Petra University has an outstanding reputation as a provider of high quality undergraduate education. It is also known for excellence in the quality of its teaching and research and is consistently ranked in the top of private Universities in the Jordan, More
Faculty Dean's Message, Prof. Ibrahim Al-Adham

Faculty Dean
The Faculty of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at University of Petra was established almost 20 years ago with a staff members of not more than ...
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