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Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology (Fast-Track)

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Science & Engineering Technology (SET)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Food Science and Technology, Other
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:In today’s fast-paced global economy, consumer awareness is at an all-time high. Whether the products we consume originate from around the globe or in our own backyard, quality assurance is essential. So, next time you’re eating your favourite food, applying your makeup or taking your vitamins, consider that you could help ensure that others feel comfortable with the products that they are using with a career in pharmaceutical and food science technology.

URL:Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology (Fast-Track) at Durham College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,369

Cost per year is based on the 2019-2020 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.

Careers:Pharmacy TechniciansFood and Beverage Servers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Admission requirements are as follows: Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C or U), Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U). 

Additional Admission Requirements:

    To be considered for the fast-track (credit transfer) pathway a specific educational background is recommended as follows: degree or diploma in a directly related field of study or comparable credential completed within the last five years, two post-secondary chemistry courses with a minimum grade of C/60 per cent (one must have a lab component), and proof of English Language Proficiency. Additional information may be requested to demonstrate practical lab experience.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 30, 2020