Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceuticals Technology (Hons)

Course Title: Pharmaceuticals Technology, Bachelor of Science (Hons)
Course Code: BPHT

What the course will give you
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceuticals Technology (Hons) at Management & Science University (MSU) is an academic programme approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Delivered by the MSU School of Pharmacy (SPH), the 3.5-year full-time programme prepares you to become an expert in production of pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and nutraceutical products. You will also be fully knowledgeable in new product development process, packaging, quality control, quality assurance, factory and laboratory management, warehouse and stock distribution management, and work process design in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

You have the opportunity to join the MSU Global Mobility Programme (GMP) and Global Internship Programme (GIP) with partner universities in countries such as Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia. In GMP, you study at the partner university with Credit Transfer. You also have the chance to enroll in a Joint Degree programme with Josai University Japan. In GIP, you may opt for an overseas internship at industries that link with our partner universities, for the period of industrial attachment in your final year.

Your studies at MSU will be guided by lecturers who are industry professionals and researchers themselves, keeping you abreast with the latest industry discoveries. You graduate with deep understanding and competency, and also industry readiness for a career in pharmaceutical technology.

How long it will take you
3.5 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
You could be directing and supervising pharmaceutical manufacturing process as a Manufacturing Chemist. Pharmaceutical manufacturers need such personnel to obtain manufacturing licenses, and the role is one of responsibility, requiring technical competence. Promotions from this position may be to Works Manager or Factory Manager. You could also be working in quality control/assurance, regulation, or analysis, as Drugs Controller or Inspector, or in marketing, as Medical Representative or Business Executive.

Who may enrol
You need to pass STPM/Matriculation/A-Level/Pre-University or equivalent, with at least a C (2.50 CGPA) in Biology/Physics and Chemistry, and to pass SPM with a Credit or equivalent in five (5) subjects including three (3) from among Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English; or obtain a Diploma (MQF Level 4) in a related field, with at least 2.50 CGPA, accompanied by at least 2 years (24 months) working experience in a relevant field if CGPA is below 2.50; or obtain other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.

Reference no.
KPT/ JPS (N/727/6/0073) 04/21

[Updated 07.03.2017]

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