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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Offered by: Monash University Malaysia
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Exam BodyMonash University, Australia
Course Duration4 Years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM53,025 per year
Fees (International Student)RM59,996 per year
FacultySchool of Pharmacy
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Pharmacists make a difference to people's health in hospitals, aged-care facilities and local communities. Our course gives you the knowledge, experience and expertise you need to make a difference from the moment you graduate as a medicine expert and healthcare professional. Pharmacists are in high demand in Malaysia, with the ratio to population about 1:4000.

As part of your degree, you will cover applied pharmaceutical sciences, enabling sciences, clinical and therapeutic sciences, and pharmacy practice, and gain the professional skills and other attributes required of a pharmacist.

Pharmacists are health professionals with the skills and knowledge to help patients understand and use medication. They also play a significant role in new drug development and innovation. We will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to make a difference too.

 

Curriculum

Areas of study

  • Enabling sciences is the study of the physical, organic and medicinal chemistry, physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology and immunology.
  • Applied pharmaceutical sciences is the study of the formulation of medicines, pharmacokinetics (what happens to the medicine in the body) and the different dose-forms used in therapeutics.
  • Clinical and therapeutics sciences is the study of the major disease states, their epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, the chemistry and pharmacology of the medicines used to treat these conditions, and the clinical and practice aspects of treating patients.
  • Pharmacy practice sciences is the study of the role of the pharmacist, professionalism, dispensing and healthcare in our society.

 

Entry Requirements

To enter Monash University, students must satisfy particular academic, English language , age requirements and the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia’s requirements.


Entry scores

You will need the following entry scores for the Bachelor of Pharmacy:

Qualification Score
Commencing Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in 2019/2020* 75%*
A Level GCE 12
ATAR 90
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 21
Indian School Certificate Examination 77%
All India Senior School Certificate Examination 83%
SMA3, Indonesia Please refer to https://priorstudy.monash.edu/prior-study/ to find out the entry score
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program) 33
STPM, Malaysia 9.7
UEC, Malaysia 2.6
Malaysia, Matriculation Program 3.33
Ontario Secondary School Diploma  87.9%
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) 13
High School Diploma, Vietnam 8.56
UNSW Foundation Studies 8.5
Intake Months

February 

Career Prospects

The demand for pharmacists in Malaysia and the region is high, and pharmacists will likely remain a sought-after profession in the foreseeable future. Graduates will be able to find employment in the following sectors:

  • COMMUNITY PHARMACY
    * Medication management
    * Pharmaceutical care
    * Retailing
    * Management
    * Health promotion
  • HOSPITAL PHARMACY
    * Clinical pharmacy  
    * Management
    * Total Parenteral Nutrition
    * Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
    * Outpatient Pharmacy
    * Drug Information Services
  • GOVERNMENT (THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH)
    * The Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
    * The Pharmacy Services Division
  • PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
    * Research and development
    * Clinical research
    * Regulatory affairs
    * Product information
    * Sales and marketing
    * Management
  • ARMED SERVICES
    * Pharmacy officer
  • EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
    * Academia
    * Research and development

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


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