Laurea (First cycle degree/Bachelor - 180 ECTS) in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences

Degree programme

Programme type Laurea (First cycle degree/Bachelor - 180 ECTS)
Academic Year 2018/2019
General policies and regulations D.M. 270
Code 8518
Degree Programme Class L-29 - Pharmacy
Years in which the programme is being held 1st, 2nd and 3st years
Teaching mode Traditional lecture (classroom-taught)
Admission typology Restricted access
Curricula The study programme is divided into the following curriculum paths: HERBALIST TECHNIQUES, ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY.
Place of teaching Imola
Degree Programme Director Ferruccio Poli
Teachers Teachers
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Admission requirements for the degree programmeAdmission to the 1st cycle degree programme in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences is subject to the possession of a five-year secondary school diploma or equivalent suitable qualification obtained abroad, or a four-year secondary school diploma and diploma for the relative supplementary year, or, where no longer running, will be assigned additional learning requirements. Applicants shall also possess knowledge and competences in basic Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.The degree programme has restricted access, according to the available resources. The number of places and selection methods are published annually in the relative call for applications.Admission to the fixed number degree programme is subject to demonstration of the required knowledge and skills, by passing the entrance exam with the minimum score indicated in the call for applications. Candidates not obtaining at least the required score will be individually assigned Additional Learning Requirements (OFA). The additional learning requirements shall be deemed to have been completed by passing a specific exam, held on the days indicated in the call for applications, or when the students pass the exam in Animal and Plant Biology.This exam must be passed by the date set by the Academic Bodies and published on the University portal. Students not complying with the additional learning requirement shall be obliged to enrol in the first year of the study programme again.If the number of applications received in the manner indicated in the call for applications, or the number of candidates present at the entrance exam, is equal to or less than the number of available places, applicants in the following conditions will be exempted from the entrance exam:- students opting from degree programmes in class 24-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies;- students opting from the degree programme in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences under the previous degree system;- students with a degree in one of the following classes:ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 270: Class L-2 Biotechnologies, Class L-13 Biological Sciences, Class L-27 Chemical Sciences and Technologies, Class L-29 Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Class LM- 13 Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, Class LM-41 Medicine and Surgery;ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 509/99: Class 1- Biotechnologies, Class 12- Biological Sciences, Class 21 - Chemical Sciences and Technologies, Class 24-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Class 14/S Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, Class 46/S Medicine and Surgery;- students with a degree from the previous degree system under D. M. 509/99 in: Biotechnologies, Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical technology, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Medicine and Surgery;- students transferring from degree programmes in one of the following classes:ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 270: Class L-2 Biotechnologies, Class L-13 Biological Sciences, Class L-27 Chemical Sciences and Technologies, Class L-29 Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Class LM- 13 Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, Class LM- 41 Medicine and Surgery;ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 509/99: Class 1- Biotechnologies, Class 12- Biological Sciences, Class 21 - Chemical Sciences and Technologies, Class 24-Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, Class 14/S Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy, Class 46/S Medicine and Surgery; who have earned CFU in one or more of the following subject areas: FIS/01-FIS/08, MAT/01-MAT/09, CHIM/03, BIO/05, BIO/09-BIO/16.

Programme profile

The 1st cycle degree programme in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences is divided into two curricula, aiming to train professional figures of Herbalist and Environmental Toxicologist. Graduates in Herbalist Techniques are able to manage the activities relating to the production, control, transformation and marketing of medicinal plants and their derivatives for public and private facilities. Graduates in Environmental Toxicology are able to work in private and public laboratories, performing biological, chemical, microbiological and toxicological control activities and risk assessments concerning the presence of toxic substances in the environment and in foodstuffs. Both graduates possess knowledge of legislation, which is useful for managing various aspects of professional activities in both national and international fields.Graduates in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences can also sit the state examination to register as "Junior" Chemists in Section B.From AY 2012/13 the programme is run on a restricted access basis, the number of places and selection methods are published annually in the relative call for applications.Over the three years, both curricula include 21 mandatory learning activities, many of which are integrated with laboratory work (single workstation).Year 1 includes course units providing students with the indispensable mathematical, physical, chemical and biological knowledge for understanding and studying the specific core subjects included in years 2 and 3 of the programme. Students also have the possibility to gain professional knowledge in the fields of herbalism or environmental toxicology by selecting elective learning activities proposed in the programme yearly, worth at least 12 credits (CFU). Both curricula are completed by an internship, worth 7 CFU, performed at the university or in external facilities with which the university holds agreements; this activity is decisive for the vocational qualification of the professional figures trained and offers insight into future career opportunities. The final examination consists in the production and discussion of a written dissertation on a topic covered in the core learning activities.

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Curricula

The study programme is divided into the following curriculum paths: HERBALIST TECHNIQUES, ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY.

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Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea magistrale) and 1 st level master degree.

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