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Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
1 - 2 Yrs (Full Time) / 2 - 3 Yrs (Part Time)
Part Time/Full Time
Full Time / Part Time
Conducted entirely in Malaysia
Level of Study
Masters Degree Level
Field of Study
Medicine & Healthcare
Mode of Study
Mixed mode (Course work and research)
The MSc (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skill in planning, constructing and conducting research in the field of pharmaceutical chemistry. The program aim is to produce candidate to fill the manpower need of the pharmaceutical industries and academia.
Bridging programme (Full / Part time)
Introduction to Pharmacy
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Basic concepts of Pharmaceutics
Basic concepts of Pharmacology
Basic concepts of Physiology, Biochemistry and Microbiology
Macromolecular targets for drug action
Advanced organic/synthetic chemistry
Drug design, drug stability and combinatorial chemistry
Chemistry of natural products
Research methods, biostatistics and ethics
Minimum of a 2.75 CGPA in Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.) or equivalent degree from any University and approved by the University Senate. International applicants should have minimum of 65% in B. Pharm.
A candidate with 2.50 CGPA (Grade C+ or 55% in Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent degree from any University and approved by the University senate and possess at least three years of job experience;
Candidate holding degree of Bachelor of Science or equivalent with 2.75 CGPA and will have to undergo a bridging programme (16 credits/ six months duration) as a foundation study of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Discipline;
Where the applicant’s first language is not English, they must provide evidence of competence in English. This would normally be a TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS Grade 6 according to the University policy (International applicants only).
February / September
Research & Development
Quality control laboratories
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.