Study opportunities at University of Otago, New Zealand for Pharmacy students of VNU-HCM School of Medicine
On the afternoon of October 25th 2022, at the headquarter of the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM, lecturers and students attended the sharing discussion seminar with the topic “Smart delivery systems in pharmaceutical sciences” learn about the 2+3 credit transfer programme in Pharmacy between the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM and the University of Otago, New Zealand.
She said: “The University of Otago is the New Zealand’s first university, owning a long and typical educational heritage, is one of the best rated schools in the world”. For the 2+3 pharmacy training program, students participating in this programme will complete 2 years of studying at the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM with an overall score of 7.5 or higher and an IELTS minimum score of 6.5 . Students will continue to study for 3 years at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Otago. After 5 years of completing the program, students will receive a University Pharmacist Degree from the University of Otago. In addition, students will also be granted a visa for up to 3 years to continue to studying to work as a pharmacist in New Zealand and can apply for the Pharmacist license from the National Council of Pharmacy of New Zealand.
With the friendly cooperation between the School of Medicine – VNU-HCM and the University of Otago, New Zealand, there are many scholarship programmes and support policies for international students to study at University of Otago. “First-year and second-year students who are dreaming of studying abroad, from now on, the opportunities for scholarships are always ready and open for people who know to grasp the information fastest”, said Ms. Tam Le
It is known that the School of Pharmacy at the University of Otago, New Zealand aims to train research in pharmaceutical science, clinical pharmacy and community pharmacy. Programs are linked between clinical research and laboratory work. Graduates in Pharmacy from the University of Otago, New Zealand are highly regarded worldwide for their expertise, with 100% job opportunities.
In addition, at the seminar, the students also updated more about the benefits and potentials of drug delivery systems, especially the use of nanotechnology in the presentation of Assoc. Prof. Greg Walker – Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, New Zealand.