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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Offered by: Taylor's University
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees164,900 / course
Fees (International Student)USD 52,620 / course
CampusTaylor's University, Malaysia
FacultyFaculty of Health & Medical Sciences: School of Biosciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Our pharmacy programme equips students with scientific, clinical and professional knowledge as well as strong communication skills, giving them the ability to positively impact the healthcare system.

The curricula is designed to encourage students to become independent learners who are capable of undertaking and understanding challenges in the use of medicine and in healthcare. They will gain the ability to integrate fundamental scientific principles into healthcare practice.

This bachelor programme is geared towards the patient as the major focus for the application of knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences. There are four main areas within the programme: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Delivery and Pharmacy Practice.  

Curriculum
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE:

 

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Drug Discovery, Development & Marketing
  • Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action I
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • MPU (U1) – Module 1*
  • MPU (U1) – Module 2*
 
Semester 2
  • Communication in Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action II
  • Basic & Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding & Dispensing
  • MPU (U2)*
  • MPU (U3)*
 
Year 2
Semester 3
  • Antimicrobials, Anti-Neoplastic Agents & Immunomodulators
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Central Nervous System Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice I
 
Semester 4
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory & Endocrine Pharmacology
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
  • Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development I
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice II
 
Year 3
Semester 5
  • Pharmacy Legislation
  • Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
  • Renal & Gastrointestinal System Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutical Processing
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Immunology
 
Semester 6
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development II
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development III
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Quality Use of Medicines
  • Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics
  • Hospital Pharmacy
 
Year 4
Semester 7
  • Industrial Pharmacy Attachment
  • Regulations of Pharmaceuticals
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Research Project
  • Elective
 
Semester 8
  • Applied Therapeutics III
  • Applied Therapeutics IV
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • MPU (U4)*
 
Electives
  • Nuclear Pharmacy
  • Toxicology
  • Traditional & Complementary Medicines (ENT)
Besides the list above, students can also choose to take any elective offered by other schools at Taylor’s University.
 
Entry RequirementsSTPM/A Levels/Equivalent
Career Prospects
  • Academic Pharmacist
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Primary Health Care Pharmacist
  • Regulatory Pharmacist
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinary Pharmacist

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


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