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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees100,000/Course
Fees (International Student)NIL
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Pharmacists play a major role in healthcare industry by providing patients with access to the right medicines at the right time. We at AMU provide a four year Bachelor programme in Pharmacy which is designed with comprehensive skills in the areas such as hospital, community, clinical and industrial pharmacy. In addition, students are trained for the latest advances in pharmacy profession, which includes pharmacy management, pharmaceutical research, drug discovery and entrepreneurship in pharmacy. Development of ethics in pharmacy, soft skills and co-curricular activities are also emphasized to make them unique pharmacists for the future healthcare world. The successful pharmacy students are awarded with the B Pharmacy (Hons) degree at the end of the four year programme.

Curriculum

Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1 Year 1 Semester 2
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
  • Dosage Form I – Pre-formulation
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
Year 2 Semester 1 Year 2 Semester 2
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Dosage Form II – Semisolids and Powders
  • Immunology and Toxicology
  • Pharmacology of Central Nervous System
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Technology I
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System
  • Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal and Respiratory System
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
Year 3 Semester 1 Year 3 Semester 2
  • Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology of Cardiovascular, Blood and Renal System
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Pharmaceutical Technology II
  • Pharmacy Law and Ethics
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacology of Endocrine and Reproductive System
  • Hospital Pharmacy Services
  • Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Year 4 Semester 1 Year 4 Semester 2
N/A
  • Research Project
Entry Requirements
Qualification   Academic Requirement (As per Pharmacy Board Malaysia)
 
Foundation in Science(Not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution)  
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0 and above with minimum grade B In Chemistry
  • Minimum Grade B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) AND another subject at SPM Level/ “0” Level.
  • Minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM Level or other equivalent
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET before graduation.
 
Matriculation(Not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution)  
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0 and above with minimum grade B In Chemistry
  • Minimum Grade B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics) AND another subject at SPM Level/ “0” Level.
  • Minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM Level or other equivalent
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET before graduation
 
STPM  
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0 and above with minimum grade B In Chemistry
  • Minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM Level or other equivalent
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET before graduation
 
A-LEVEL  
  • Minimum Grade BBB, AAC, ABC in Biology, Chemistry, Physic Mathematics with minimum grade B in Chemistry
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET before graduation.

*(Note: A+=140 A=120 B=100 source :UCAS)

 
Diploma in Sciences (Chemistry/Biology/Physic)  
  •  Minimum CGPA of 3.75 and above with minimum grade B In Chemistry
  • Minimum Grade B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or   Additional Mathematics) AND another subject at SPM Level/ “0” Level.
  • Minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM Level or other equivalent
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET   before graduation.
 
Diploma in Pharmacy  
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.5 and above
  • Minimum Grade B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or   Additional Mathematics) AND another subject at SPM Level/ “0” Level.
  • Minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English at SPM Level or other equivalent
  • Minimum band score of 3 in MUET   before graduation.
 
First Degree in Science  
  • N/A
Career Prospects

 

Career Prospects Job Responsibilities
Hospital Pharmacist Interact closely with the prescriber; promote the rational prescribing and utilization of drugs
Community Pharmacist Processing of prescriptions, provide patient care and to monitor drug utilization
Clinical Pharmacist Works directly with medical professionals and patients, they have a great deal of control over prescribing medications and monitoring patients
Regulatory Pharmacist Works with a company for appropriate licensing, marketing and for the approval and registration of pharmaceuticals
Industrial Pharmacist Manufacturing and quality assurance of bulk drugs and various dosage forms
Research & Development Use scientific knowledge to develop new medications, create new dosage forms

 

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


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