Pharmacy Degree Programme

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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Logo of Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)

Campus: Cheras

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 4 years

Foundation in Science
  • 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
Matriculation
  • 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/”O” Level
STPM
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0 and above with minimum grade B in Chemistry
A-LEVEL
  • Minimum Grade BBB, AAC, ABC in Biology, Chemistry, Physic Mathematics with minimum grade Bin Chemistry
Diploma in Sciences
  • 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
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
First Degree in Science
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.75 and above
Year 1
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Tamandun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
  • Dosage Form I – Pre-formulation
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • English
Year 2
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Dosage Form II -Semisolids and Powders
  • Pharmacology of Central Nervous System
  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • ICT Application
  • Pharmaceutical Technology I
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Immunology and Toxicology
  • Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal and Respiratory System
  • Co-Curriculum
Year 3
  • Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology of Peripheral Nervous System
  • Pharmacology of Cardiovascular, Blood and Renal System
  • Bio-pharmaceutics and Basic Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Pharmacy Law and Ethics
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Pharmaceutical Technology II
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacology of Endocrine and Reproductive System
  • Hospital Pharmacy Services
Year 4
  • Cancer chemotherapy and Management
  • Clinical Clerkship
  • Clinical Therapeutics
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Therapeutics II
  • Clinical Clerkship II
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Research Project

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

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Campus: Jenjarom

Intakes: September

Duration: 4 years

STPM CGPA 3.0 including principal B in Chemistry
Matriculation or Pre Medicine / Pharmacy CGPA 3.0 Science including compulsory B in Chemistry
A-levels Grade BBB, ABC, AAC in 3 subjects compulsory in Biology and Chemistry
Diploma in Science CGPA 3.75 with compulsory B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy CGPA 3.50
Foundation in Science CGPA of 3.50 including compulsory B in Chemistry
UEC 5 credits with Grade 4B for Chemistry, Mathematics, Add Mathematics, Physics and Biology or other technical subjects
SAM Score 14 for three subjects including Chemistry
MUFY 70% aggregate for three subjects including Chemistry
CPU / Western Australian Curriculum Council / HSC-Sydney Australia 65% aggregate for three subjects including Chemistry
IB Min Score of 30 for three subjects including Chemistry (2 subjects in the Higher Level (HL) and 1 subject in the Standard Level (SL)
CIMP / Indian Pre-U 75% aggregate for three subjects including Chemistry
AP Min CGPA 3.0 for three subjects including Chemistry
New Zealand Bursary 76% for three subjects including Chemistry
UNSW 65% aggregate for three of these subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics / Mathematics
Year 1
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Physiology I
  • Mathematics & Statistics for Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics I – Introduction
  • Communicative English for Pharmacy
  • Pharmacoinformatics 
  • Islamic Studies
  • Moral Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology II
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics II – Peripheral Nervous System & Therapy
  • Dosage Form Design I
  • Pharmacy Practice I
  • English
  • Malaysian Studies
Year 2
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Immunology
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics III – Central Nervous System & Therapy
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics IV – Endocrine, Gastrointestinal System & Therapy
  • Pharmacy Practice II
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Dosage Form Design II – Solid
  • Dosage Form Design III – Liquid & Semi-Solid
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics V – Respiratory, Haematological System & Therapy
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics VI – Antimicrobials & Antineoplastics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Evidence-based Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacy Practice III
  • Drugs in Sports
Year 3
  • Dosage Form Design IV – Sterile
  • Clinical Pharmacy I
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics VII – Cardiovascular, Renal System & Therapy
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Pharmacy Practice IV
  • Radiopharmacy
  • Veterinary Pharmacy
  • Pharmacoeconomics & Drug Policy
  • Clinical Pharmacy II
  • Pharmacotoxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Extemporaneous Preparations
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Drugs and Substances of Abuse
  • Pharmacogenomics
Year 4
  • Research Methodology
  • Pharmacy Ethics & Legislations
  • Clinical Pharmacy III
  • Complementary Medicines
  • Hospital Pharmacy Services
  • Industrial Pharmacy & Quality Assurance
  • Research Project
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Industrial Pharmacy & Regulatory Control
  • Clinical Pharmacy IV

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

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Campus: Kota Damansara

Intakes: September

Duration: 4 years

Foundation in Science / Ministry of Education Matriculation CGPA 3.0 or above including a minimum of B in Chemistry
STPM CGPA 3.0 or above with BBB or AAC or 1A, 1B, 1C in Chemistry and Biology and Physics or Mathematics, with B in Chemistry
A-Level BBB or AAC or 1A, 1B, 1C in Chemistry and Biology and Physics or Mathematics, with B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy CGPA 3.5 or above
Diploma in Science (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) CGPA 3.75 or above including a minimum of B in Chemistry
Degree in Science CGPA 2.75 or above
Other equivalent qualifications Will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Year 1
  • Data Analysis in Pharmacy
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 1
  • English
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Pharmacology I
  • BiochemistryPharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Pharmaceutics I
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
Year 2
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Pharmaceutics II
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Pharmacy Practice I
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • Pharmaceutics III
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacy Practice II
  • Pharmacy Business Management
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Business Ethics
Year 3
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Pharmacokinetics and Clinical
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutics IV
  • Pharmacy Practice III
  • Toxicology
  • Natural products in Medicine
  • Environmental Management and Technology
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics III
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Evaluating Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmaceutical Care in Specific Populations
  • Electives
  • Entrepreneurship
Year 4
  • Research in Pharmacy
  • Research Project I
  • Research Project II
  • Clinical Pharmacy I
  • Clinical Pharmacy II
  • Clinical Pharmacy III

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

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Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: August

Duration: 4 years

Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS)
Pass with min. CGPA 3.00 including B in Chemistry
STPM
Min. CGPA 3.00 with grade BBB / ABC / AAC in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics with min. B in Chemistry
UEC
Pass with min. 5Bs. Min with B4 (70%) in Chemistry and Biology, and B5 (65%) in Mathematics / Physics
A Levels
Min. ABC / BBB / AAC in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics with min. B in Chemistry
SAM / SACE International 
Min. ATAR 75 including B in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics
CPU
6 Grade 12 U/M subjects including Grade 12 U English (if not offering other English Language qualification). Pass with minimum 70% aggregate for 6 subjects including min. 75% in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Min. 34 points including scores of 6 in Chemistry and Biology, Mathematics / Physics at Higher Level (HL)
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
Min. 75% in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics
Matriculation in Science
Min. CGPA 3.00 including B in Chemistry
Diploma in Science
Min. CGPA 3.75 including B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy
Min. CGPA 3.50
First Degree in a science subject
Min. CGPA 2.75
HSC-New South Wales
UAI average of 80% in 5 subjects including Chemistry (75%), Biology (75%) and Mathematics / Physics (70%)
Year 1
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Drug Discovery, Development & Marketing
  • Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action I
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • 4 MPU
  • Communication in Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action II
  • Basic & Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding & Dispensing
Year 2
  • Antimicrobials, Anti-Neoplastic Agents & Immunomodulators
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Central Nervous System Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice I
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory & Endocrine Pharmacology
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
  • Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development I
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice II
Year 3
  • Pharmacy Legislation
  • Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
  • Renal & Gastrointestinal System Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Immunology
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development II
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development III
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Quality Use of Medicines
  • Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics
  • Hospital Pharmacy
Year 4
  • Industrial Pharmacy Attachment
  • Regulations of Pharmaceuticals
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Research Project
  • 3 Electives
  • Applied Therapeutics III
  • Applied Therapeutics IV
  • MPU

Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences BSc (Hons)

Logo of The University Of Nottingham

Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBB, with grade B in chemistry and 2 other science subjects , such as biology, physics or mathematics
IB Diploma  30 points with 5,5,5 at Higher Level including chemistry and 5 points in mathematics Standard Level
STPM  B+B+B in chemistry and 2 other science subjects or mathematics 
UEC  5 As, including biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics, excluding Chinese language
SAM or other Australian matriculations ATAR 86 including mathematics, physics and chemistry
Canadian (CIMP/ICPU)  88% average based on 6 subjects including mathematics and science subjects
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation Succcessful completion of the Foundation in Science programme, including all chemistry module
Year 1
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Insights into Pharmaceutical Science
  • Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics 1: Physiochemical Science and Medicines Design
  • Physiology and Pharmacology 1 and 2
  • Practical and Professional Skills (Physiological Measurements)
  • The Science of Medicines Manufacture
Year 2
  • Basic Molecular Pharmacology
  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Concepts in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery
  • Laboratory Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Spectroscopy
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutics 2: Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Pharmaceutics Dissertation Study
  • Physiology and Pharmacology 3 and 4
Year 3
  • Advanced Drug Delivery
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Project
  • Strategic Management 1
  • Concepts of Pharmacogenetics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Entrepreneurship and Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • International Business Strategy
  • Microbial Physiology
  • Microbes and You
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Social Psychology

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: August

Duration: 4 years

A-Level 3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Maths with minimum “B” in Chemistry.
STPM 3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Maths with minimum “B” in Chemistry. Overall CGPA minimum 3
Matriculation or Pre-Study in Medicine and Pharmacy CGPA 3.0 and above with minimum “B” in Chemistry AND minimum 1 year of study
Foundation in Sciences CGPA 3.0 and above with minimum B in Chemistry AND minimum 1 year of study
Diploma Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physic) CGPA 3.75 and above including B in Chemistry subject. Diploma in Pharmacy CGPA 3.5 and above. Minimum 1 year of study
First Degree in Science CGPA 2.75 and above (CGPA 2.75 = Grade C+)
UEC Pass UEC with minimum Grade B4 in 5 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics or one other subject
AUSMAT / TEE SACE / HSC Year 12 / NTCE Year 12 WACE Year 12 Aggregate 80% include Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics in which minimum “B” in Chemistry or equivalent OR TER/ UAI/ ENTER/ ATAR 80 include Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics in which minimum “B” in Chemistry or equivalent
Canadian Pre-U Aggregate 80% include Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics in which minimum “B” in Chemistry or equivalent
Other Academic qualification Case by case basis
Year 1
  • General Chemistry for Pharmacy
  • Introductory Physiology
  • Microbiology for Pharmacy
  • Professional Skills 1
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Basic Pharmacology & Immunopharmacology
  • Basic Medicinal Chemistry
  • Professional Skills 2
  • Biostatistics for Pharmacy
  • Introductory Clinical Pharmacy
Year 2
  • Biochemistry for Pharmacy
  • Physical Pharmacy
  • Dispensing & Compounding
  • Antimicrobial Therapy I
  • Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy I
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2
  • Antimicrobial Therapy 2
  • Aseptic Dispensing
  • Pulmonary, Renal & Pharmacotherapy
  • Endocrine System & Pharmacotherapy
  • Nonprescription Drugs
  • Marketing for Pharmacy
Year 3
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Dosage Form Design 1
  • Cardiovascular System, Blood & Pharmacotherapy
  • Gastrointestinal System & Pharmacotherapy
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Basic Pharmacokinetics
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 3
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Dosage Form Design 2
  • Biotechnology & Pharmacogenomics
  • Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy II
  • Drug of Abuse & Society
Year 4
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmacotherapy 1
  • Pharmacy Clerkship
  • Research Project / Geriatric Pharmacy
  • Religions in Malaysia
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Pharmacotherapy 2
  • Clinical Clerkship
  • Pharmacy Law & Ethics
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Industrial Management