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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyManagement & Science University
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)182100/Course
FacultySchool of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare

Recognised by Pharmacy Board

Credit Hours143 credit hours
Course Description

Pharmacists are skilfully trained medical professionals who are qualified to provide consultations on health related issues and medication. The curriculum in MSU Bachelor in Pharmacy programme teaches you the practices of hospital pharmacy, medication, health counselling and consultation, patient management, and clinical pharmacy. You will not only be equipped for pharmaceutical practice but also research. Key principles are covered in lectures and delivered by experienced and research active academicians. The class sessions are delivered through small seminar groups, practical laboratory sessions and dispensing classes. Our links with external research institutions such as hospitals and industrial laboratories add even greater texture to your experience. Upon graduation and to be a registered pharmacist, you must first complete a training programme with any provider approved by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia.

Year One
  • Pathophysiology
  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Bioinformatics for Pharmacy
  • Microbiology and Immunology
Year Two
  • Pharmacology of Nervous System
  • Pharmacology of Antimicrobial and Anti-Cancer
  • Designing of Dosage Form
  • Physical Pharmacy
Year Three
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology of Respiratory and Renal Diseases
  • Community Pharmacy
Year Four
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Industrial Pharmacy Attachment
Entry Requirements
No. Examination Requirement
1. STPM CGPA 3.00 with BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics (minimum B in Chemistry) Malaysians must attain minimum C in BM and English at SPM or equivalent level (except Degree level)
2. A-LEVEL 3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, and at least a B in Chemistry;
3. MATRICULATION / PRE-PHARMACY / PRE-MEDICINE/FOUNDATION IN SCIENCE (1-year programme) Minimum CGPA 3.0 and a B in Chemistry; AND passed SPM with at least 5B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, and another subject at School Certificate level or equivalent.
4. DIPLOMA Minimum CGPA 3.75 for Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physics) and at least a B in Chemistry; OR Minimum CGPA 3.5 for Diploma in Pharmacy;
AND Passed SPM with at least 5B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, and another subject at School Certificate level or equivalent.
6. UNIFIED EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE (UEC) Pass UEC with minimum Grade B4 in 5 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics or one other subject
7. INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) Pass IB with minimum 30 points with a minimum of 2 science subjects or Mathematics at Higher Level (HL) and 1 science subject at Standard Level (SL) and attained a minimum score of 4 each in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

For more information, please refer to the university website.

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Career Prospects
  • Pharmacist in Community Pharmacy, Hospital and Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmacologist
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Product development scientist

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

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