Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
About The Course
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.
STPM
CGPA 3 with BBB, ABC, or AAC in three (3) subjects (Biology, Chemisty, and Physics or Mathematics) and at least a B in Chemistry;
 
A-LEVEL
3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, and at least a B in Chemistry;
 
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. 
 
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. 
 
BACHELOR IN SCIENCE 
Minimum CGPA 2.75;
 
Requirements on Bahasa Melayu and English Language
Note 1: For all the qualifications above excluding Bachelor in Science, refer to the Ministry of Higher Education (Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi) guidelines; 
Note 2: For civil-servant positions, refer to the Public Services Department (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam) guidelines.  
 
[Published May 25, 2018]
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
  • Nutraceutical
  • Industrial Pharmacy Attachment
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Clinical Research Associate
KPT/JPS ( R/727/4/0046 ) 07/19
Bachelor of Pharmacy provides a pathway to postgraduate programmes including the Master of Pharmacy, the Master of Clinical Pharmacy, the Master of Applied Science and the Master in Biomedical Sciences, all offered by MSU's School of Graduate Studies.
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Intake
Duration of Study
4 years
Credit Hours