Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) JPT/BPP(MQA/PA3618)11/20

 

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Pharmacy is the branch of health sciences dealing with the preparation, assuring quality, dispensing, proper utilization of medicines and delivering pharmaceutical care.  Pharmaceutical care is the responsible provision of drug therapy for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improve and maintain a patient’s quality of life.

Pharmacists are in high demand, attracting amongst the highest paid upon graduation and registration. The current pharmacist-population ratio in Malaysia is about 1: 2500.

The 4-year Bachelor of Pharmacy Programme will train undergraduates in basic medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences and patient-focussed sciences as well as pharmacy practice areas.  Skills required of a pharmacist will be acquired via lectures, tutorials, laboratory work, problem-based learning and clinical clerkship as well attachment to practice areas such as community pharmacy, industry pharmacy and hospitals.  In hospitals the pharmacist’s role includes patient-based clinical services.

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) Programme, you need to undergo a one-year housemanship, pass a pharmacy law examination before being registered as a pharmacist and given an annual practicing licence.

You are also required to complete 1 year compulsory service with the government. A registered pharmacist practice mainly in academia, research, hospitals, community pharmacies, the pharmaceutical industry, the military and the veterinary industry.  The pharmacist can specialize in many areas such as Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Operations, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.

The QIUP Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) programme will equip you with the knowledge, skills, attitude, experience to become an expert in all aspects of medicines, to interact with other healthcare professionals and will inculcate the need for life-long learning.

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) CGPA 3.0 with Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e. Biology,

Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics.

Minimum Grade B  in Chemistry

a) Malaysian applicants shall be required to attain minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM or its equivalent.

b) Attain a minimum of Band 3 in the MUET upon graduation.

OR

Attain the following proficiency.

i) Score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

OR

ii) Band 6.0 in International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum Band 5.5 in each skills - Writing, Reading, Listening / Speaking (WRLS).

*If English Language proficiency stated in (i) and (ii) is not met, Band 3 MUET is applicable.

A-Level 3B or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology and Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics with Minimum B in Chemistry.

[Based on Universities and Colleges Admission Services (UCAS) for A Level with a score of A+=140, A=120, B=100 and C=80].

The requirement of 3B as proposed by Malaysian Pharmacy Board is equivalent to a score of 300 with Grade B in Chemistry

Unified Examination Certificate
(UEC)
B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Additional Mathematics
Matriculation CGPA 3.0 with a minimum B in Chemistry a) Malaysian applicants shall be required to attain minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM or its equivalent.b) Attain a minimum of Band 3 in the MUET upon graduation.

OR

Attain the following proficiency.

i) Score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

OR

ii) Band 6.0 in International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum Band 5.5 in each skills - Writing, Reading, Listening / Speaking (WRLS).

*If English Language proficiency stated in (i) and (ii) is not met, Band 3 MUET is applicable.

iii) Applicants should have attained 5 B’s each in :

a) Biology and

b) Chemistry and

c) Physics and

d) Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and

e) Another subject at SPM level or equivalent

Pre-Medical / Pharmacy CGPA 3.0 with a minimum B in Chemistry
Foundation in Science (Programme must be conducted not less than 1 year) CGPA 3.0 with a minimum B in Chemistry
Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physics) CGPA 3.75 with a minimum B in Chemistry a) Malaysian applicants shall be required to attain minimum Grade C in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM or its equivalent.

b) Attain a minimum of Band 3 in the MUET upon graduation.
OR
Attain the following proficiency.
i) Score of 550 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
OR
ii) Band 6.0 in International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with a minimum Band 5.5 in each skills - Writing, Reading, Listening / Speaking (WRLS).

*If English Language proficiency stated in (i) and (ii) is not met, Band 3 MUET is applicable.

Diploma in Pharmacy With a minimum CGPA 3.50
Degree in Science CGPA 2.75 (Grade C+)

Duration: 4 years

 

Mode of Study: Full-time study