The former name of this faculty was Faculty of Drug Sciences and Nutrition, which was established in 1971 inside the faculty of Sciences at Asrar Avenue. The first dean of the faculty was Dr. Bahram Tadayyon. The faculty was finally transferred to its present place at the campus of Mashhad university at Vakil Abad Blvd. in 1982.
Laboratories of industrial pharmacology, drugs microbial control, Drug Formulation, pharmacodynamics and toxicology, Pharmaceutical chemistry, organic chemistry, general chemistry, HPLC, analysis, pharmacology, Medical Terminology, herbarium, Animals’ room.
A library with a superstructure of 400 sq m., accommodating 112 students. The library has 4410 Persian books, 4828 Latin books, 100 Persian journals and 165 international journals; The library is equipped with the medical databanks including Medline, online banks and educational CDs.
The audio-visual unit of the library is equipped with a camera, a handy cam, a photography camera, a VCD, a VCR, a CD bank, educational English cassettes, two TV sets.
Conditions for admission to the Faculty of Pharmacy:
Applicants are required to have the high school diploma (diplomas received abroad must be confirmed by the ministry of education), to pass the related entrance examination, and to have no physical disability. Length of the program is 5 years, which can be extended to 9 years at most.
The students are required to pass the following courses:
Basic Sciences courses: 90 credits
Specialized courses: 105 credits
Thesis: 8 credits
The faculty has admitted 4 assistants in Pharmaceutics and 4 Assistants in biotechnology since 2002.