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Diploma in Pharmacy

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Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream

The Diploma in Pharmacy is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Pharmacy Board Malaysia and Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

Our Diploma in Pharmacy programme prepares you to be become well-trained assistants in many pharmaceutical settings. The course introduces you to basic use of medicine, including the physiology of the human body, the effects of medicines on human body and how pharmacy services are provided in the hospital and community pharmacy. Key topics covered will include pharmacy terminology, drug prescription, pharmacy practices, inventory control and supply. In your final year, you will have first-hand experience in the aspects of a variety of pharmacy services through placements with community pharmacy, health clinics and hospital. In your placement year, you will familiarize yourself with the role and responsibilities of a pharmacist.

1Pharmacology IMDPH 1301
 Pharmaceutical Chemistry IMDPH 1103
 MathematicsMDPH 1107
 Pharmaceutics IMDPH 1501
 EnglishENG 4112
 Pengajian MalaysiaMPU 2163
 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi AntarabangsaMPU 2133
 Behavioural ScienceMDPH 1602
2Introduction To PharmacyMDPH 2401
 Pharmaceutics IIMDPH 2502
 Pharmacology IIMDPH 2301
 Pharmaceutical Chemistry IIMDPH 2104
 Computer Application For Pharmacy TechnicianMDPH 2106
3Pharmaceutics Iii - Extemporaneous PreparationMDPH 3503
 Pharmaceutical MicrobiologyMDPH 3105
 Pharmacology IIIMDPH 3302
 Biostatistics For Pharmacy TechnicianMDPH 3108
 Dispensing Practice IMDPH 3402
 First Aid And CprMDPH 3603
 Pembentukan KeluargaMPU 2312
4Dispensing Practice IIMDPH 4403
 Pharmaceutics IVMDPH 4504
 Research MethodologyMDPH 4109
 Pharmacy ManagementMDPH 4403
 Pharmacology IVMDPH 4304
 Occupational Safety And Health (Osha)MDPH 4604
 Community ServiceMPU 2413
5Hospital Pharmacy TrainingMDPH 5404
6Pharmacy Research ProjectMDPH 6605
Entry Requirements



Pass with 3 credits including 1 science subject
(Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science [Sains Am]) and 2 other subjects
* Candidates who wish to further their studies to BPharm must obtain min. 5 B’s in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics/Additional Mathematics & 1 other subject at SPM level/equivalent

O - Levels:

Pass with min. Grade C in 3 subjects



Pass Tahap 3 & Pass SPM with minimum 1 credit

Certificate in Science/Allied Science (with full accreditation): Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00

UEC Senior Middle Three (SM3): Grade B in 3 subjects including 1 science subject

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Career Prospects
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Retail Assistant
  • Assistant Dispenser

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

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