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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: AIMST University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
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FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Pharmacy profession has been in existence ever since people realized the importance of medicines to improve their health. Pharmacists play an essential role in the provision of quality healthcare, especially by way of dispensing safe and effective medicines.

Pharmacy is consistently ranked as one of the most respected and noble professions. It ren-ders service to the society by providing phar-maceutical care practice that provides the basic information necessary to establish, support, deliver, and maintain medication management services, prevention and mitigation of diseases for improving the quality of life.


Year 1

The students will be introduced to basic bioscience, introductory courses in Pharmacy which includes general pharmacology and pharmaceutics.

Year 2

The students will be taught core pharmacy courses and integrated modules on various systems and pharmacotherapy for their disorders.

Year 3

A combination of advanced level core courses in areas of Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacy Practice and Clinical pharmacy. In addition, students will undergo industrial pharmacy training.

Year 4

Core courses related to clinical pharmacy will be taught which prepares the students to undergo training in hospital and clinical pharmacy domains. In addition, students will be taking pharmacy and non-faculty elective courses.

The students are required to pass the National qualifying Examination to practice pharmacy before undergoing Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training for a minimum of 12 months and 1 year compulsory service.

Entry Requirements


  • Grades 3Bs OR 2A1C OR 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry AND
  • Physics OR Mathematics. Chemistry must be minimum grade B.

STPM: CGPA ≥ 3.0 with grade BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects which is in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Minimum grade B in Chemistry subject. Overall CGPA ≥ 3.0

AIMST Foundation in Science / Matriculation / Foundation in Science: CGPA ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry. Overall Cgpa ≥ 3.0 Duration : Min 1 year

Matriculation / Pre-medical or Pre-Pharmaceutical Studies: CGPA ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry. Duration : Min 1 year

Diploma in Science*# (Chemistry / Biology / Physics): CGPA ≥ 3.75 including minimum grade B in Chemistry

Diploma in Pharmacy*#: CGPA ≥ 3.5

Degree in Science: Science-based undergraduate degree with CGPA ≥ 2.75. (Note : CGPA 2.75 = Grade C+)

UEC: Pass with B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject with pass in Bahasa Malaysia.

New South Wales:Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) / CIMP (Canadian 10 International Matriculation Program) Atau CPU:

  • Pass New South Wales:Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with minimum Grade BBB,ABC or AAC in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths
  • Pass Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)/Canadian Grade 12/13/Canadian Pre University (CPU) with minimum 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject.

SAM (South Australian Matriculation): Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum average skor 14 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry

UNSW (University of New South Wales Foundation): Pass UNSW with minimum B4 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.

International Baccalaurate: Pass International Baccalaurate (IB) with Minimum score 33 for 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths

Indian Pre University (HSC/SSC) HSC Bangladesh:

  • Pass Indian Pre University/HSC/SSC with 80% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject.
  • Pass HSC Bangladesh with gred A (70-79%) for 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths

Other Qualification: Other equivalent qualification that is recognized by Malaysian government

# SPM: At least grade B4 or B in the following subjects- Maths (OR Additional Maths), Chemistry, Physics and Biology and in another subject

Interview: All eligible applicants are required to attend an interview (to be conducted by AIMST University.)

*Must obtain minimum grade C in Bahasa Malaysia & English at SPM level & Must obtain minimum band 3 in MUET before graduation Or
TOEFL score of 550 Or Band 6 in IELTS with minimum Band 5.5 in each skill-Writing, Reading,Listening/Speaking (WRLS)

Pre-condition: Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English

Intake Months

Registration Dates: 11 Sept

Intake Closing Dates: 25 Sept

Career Prospects

Pharmacists have dynamic and rewarding careers in a professional environment that is constantly changing and evolving, in a wide range of health services:

  • Private businesses
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Government, Military, Academic and Research Institutions
  • Pharmaceutical Industries

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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