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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: SEGi University & Colleges
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
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CampusSEGi University Kota Damansara
FacultyHealth Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

The programme focuses on developing practising pharmacists who can make a real difference to patients’ well-being while having a rewarding career.

The knowledge of drugs will progress from the study of how drugs are made and analysed for purity, to how they are formulated into dosage forms acceptable to patients; and their use in the prevention and treatment of diseases. The programme integrates scientific knowledge while attaining practical, clinical and professional skills, to equip students to be competent healthcare professionals of the future.

Curriculum
Year 1 Year 2
Semester 1
  • Data Analysis in Pharmacy
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 1
  • Basic Principles of Pharmacology
Semester 1
  • Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Musculoskeletal and Reproductive Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Formulations and Technology I
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding and Extemporaneous Preparations
  • Pharmacology of Nervous System
Semester 2
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Pharmacology of Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Systems
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
Semester 2
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • Formulations and Technology II
  • Genetics and Molecular Cell Biology
  • Dispensing Practice
  • Pharmacology of Haematology System,
  • Antimicrobial and Cancer Drugs
Year 3 Year 4
Semester 1
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Formulations and Technology III
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Toxicology
  • Natural Products in Medicine
  • Pharmacy Legislation & Ethics
Semester 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project
  • Research Dissertation
  • Community Pharmacy Placement
Semester 2
  • Applied Pharmacotherapeutics III
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Quality Use of Medicines
  • Pharmaceutical Care in Specific Populations
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Electives: Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance/ Bioinformatics/ Public Health & Disease Prevention/ Cosmeceuticals
Semester 2
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Clinical Clerkship I
  • Clinical Clerkship II
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Placement

* Students are also required to undertake Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) as required by Ministry of Education, Malaysia.

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Foundation in Science, Ministry of Education Matriculation – CGPA 3.0 including a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Sijil Pelajaran Tinggi Malaysia (STPM) – CGPA 3.0 with BBB or AAC or 1A1B1C in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, including a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • A-Level – BBB or AAC or 1A1B1C in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Diploma in Pharmacy – CGPA 3.5 or above
  • Diploma in Science (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) – CGPA 3.75 including a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Degree in Science – CGPA 2.75 or above
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) – B4 or 70% in 5 subjects in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and Additional Mathematics (or one other subject)
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT), Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE), South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) – Minimum ATAR of 80% or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Australian University Foundation Programmes – Minimum of 75% aggregate in 4 Subjects or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) – Minimum of 65% in 6 Subjects or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) – Minimum of 70% for 3 subjects or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) – Minimum score of 30 with minimum Grade B in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics for Higher Level (HL) and One For Standard Level
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSC) – Minimum 85% or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) – Grade 12 with minimum of 85% or CGPA 3.00 in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) – Pass with minimum 65% aggregate in 6 subjects including Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics with a minimum of B in Chemistry
  • Other equivalent qualifications – Will be considered on a case-by-case basis

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • For Foundation in Science, Matriculation, and Diploma students: Pass SPM with a minimum of 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and one other subject
  • All Malaysian citizens to pass Bahasa Malaysia and English with minimum of Grade C in SPM or equivalent
  • English requirement:
    • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with minimum Band score of 3 or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scoring 550 or
    • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with minimum of Band 6 (5.5 for each skill – Writing, Reading, Listening/Speaking) or
    • Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests (Linguaskill) with minimum score of 154
Intake MonthsSeptember
Career Prospects

Community Pharmacy, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Academia, Government and Regulatory Agencies, Veterinary Pharmacy, Military Pharmacy, and Research.

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


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