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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: Quest International University (QIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs (8 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees100000/Course
Fees (International Student)Refer to the University
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Pharmacy is a branch of health sciences where graduates are involved in 3 major practice areas. Industrial Pharmacy sees pharmacists practice the research, development and formulation of pharmaceutical dosage forms. This is followed by production and quality assurance – which ensures a medicine’s quality when it reaches the patient. Industrial pharmacy also involves regulatory and product management.

Under Hospital/ Clinical Pharmacy, pharmacists are trained to provide pharmaceutical care – which is the responsible provision of drug therapy to achieve definite outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life.

In Community Pharmacy, pharmacists serve the public by dispensing and managing medicine, responding to symptoms, carrying out screening tests, oral contraception, weight management and smoking cessation, as well as health and natural products supplementation. Other areas of practice include academia and the military.

Pharmacists are experts in medicines and medicine management. The profession continues to be in high demand, attracting some of the highest salaries after graduation and registration. The current pharmacist: population ratio is about 1: 2800 – well below the ratio required by developed nations.

The 4-year Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme trains undergraduates in basic medical sciences, pharmaceutical dosage forms and technology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice.

After successfully completing the degree programme, graduates undergo a 1-year housemanship at government hospitals, followed by a year of compulsory service. After the year-long housemanship, the pharmacist can be registered to practice

Entry Requirements
nglish Proficiency (i) Score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

 

OR

(ii) Band 6.0 in International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum Band 5.5 in each skill – Writing, Reading, Listening / Speaking (WRLS).

*If English Language proficiency stated in (i) and (ii) is not met, Band 3 MUET is applicable.

Malaysian applicants shall be required to attain minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM or its equivalent.

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia

 

(STPM) 

CGPA 3.0 with Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

 

Minimum Grade B in Chemistry

A Level 3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics with Minimum B in Chemistry.

 

[Based on Universities and Colleges Admission Services (UCAS) for A Level with a score of A+=140, A=120, B=100 and C=80].

The requirement of 3B as proposed by Malaysian Pharmacy Board is equivalent to a score of 300 with Grade B in Chemistry

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics
Matriculation/ Pre-medical/ Pharmacy/ Foundation in Science CGPA 3.0 with a minimum B in Chemistry
Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physics) CGPA 3.75 with a minimum B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy With a minimum CGPA 3.50
Degree in Science CGPA 2.75 (Grade C+)
Other Qualifications Other Equivalent
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October

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


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