This program is designed to help International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) achieve the competencies for practice in Canada.
Running twice each year – in the spring and fall – the complete program is 24 weeks long: 12 weeks of classroom instruction followed by 12 weeks of practicum. Please visit the website for exact dates and the Program Information page for more details.
The tuition fee for the entire program is $10,000 CAD, and financial assistance may be available, depending on the circumstances. Please visit the Fees page and Financial Assistance pages for more information.
If you are not a permanent resident or Canadian citizen, you will need a Study Permit and a Work Permit. Please visit the Visa Requirements page to help you plan ahead to meet the program prerequisites and requirements for a visa.
Application deadlines occur about a month before the program begins, four months if you need to apply for Study and Work Permits. You must have successfully completed the English Language Proficiency Requirements of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia when you register. Visit the How to Apply page for more information.