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Diploma in Pharmacy

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees200/sem
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The Diploma in Pharmacy a niche programme of the faculty, being only Diploma of Pharmacy programme approved by the Public Services Department. The programme is aimed at training pharmacy assistants (formerly known as dispensers). Included in this programme are courses in the Life Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacotheraphy, Sterile Pharmaceutics and Communication Technology in Pharmacy. These courses are taught in the first and second years of the programme. Students undergo practical training in major hospitals to gain hands-on experience in the third (final) year. 

Entry Requirements

Diploma in Pharmacy-PH110

 

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

The Diploma in Pharmacy a niche programme of the faculty, being only Diploma of Pharmacy programme approved by the Public Services Department. The programme is aimed at training pharmacy assistants (formerly known as dispensers). Included in this programme are courses in the Life Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacotheraphy, Sterile Pharmaceutics and Communication Technology in Pharmacy. These courses are taught in the first and second years of the programme. Students undergo practical training in major hospitals to gain hands-on experience in the third (final) year. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Pharmacy assistants help registered, licensed pharmacists to dispense medications and healthcare products to patients. There is strong demand for Pharmacy Assistants in government and private hospitals, community pharmacies and the pharmaceutical Industry. The job prospect is expected to be further enhanced due to the current and future expansion of healthcare services in the country.

Qualified Diploma of Pharmacy holders of students can apply to pursue Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.) programme. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

a. A pass in SPM or its equivalent as recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least five (5) credits including Bahasa Malaysia and English:

b. A minimum Grade of 5C/C in

  • Additional Mathematics/Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Or

A pass in UiTM’s Pre Diploma Science (PD008) with CGPA of at least 3.50 

 

Intake Months

May

Career Prospects

Pharmacy assistants help registered, licensed pharmacists to dispense medications and healthcare products to patients. There is strong demand for Pharmacy Assistants in government and private hospitals, community pharmacies and the pharmaceutical Industry. The job prospect is expected to be further enhanced due to the current and future expansion of healthcare services in the country.

Qualified Diploma of Pharmacy holders of students can apply to pursue Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.) programme.

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


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