PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) is a 4-year undergraduate programme for individuals who want to devote themselves to the advancement of health through the dispensation of medicines.

Graduates can then take the professional examinations and be qualified as pharmacists in hospitals and medical centres, or choose to go into production, marketing and distribution, research and development, or education.

The subjects that will be explored during the course of this programme include anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, pharmaceutical research, microbiology, quality use of medicines, cellular physiology, genetics, cytology and histology, chemistry, pharmacy, and integrated patient care.

At the end of the programme, students will have procured for themselves the ability to know and differentiate among the myriad medicines and pharmaceutical products in the market, prepare medicines and medications by correctly interpreting physician’s prescriptions, detect therapeutic incompatibilities, monitor and manage the distribution of controlled drugs, and other important duties for which they have to be held accountable.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
1 Anatomy & Physiology I MPHA 1111
Dosage From Design I MPHA 1611
Pharmaceutical Chemistry I MPHA 1211
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics – Introduction MPHA 1311
English I – Communicative English For Pharmacy MPHA 1811
Pharmacoinformatics MPHA 1113
U1-TITAS (In BM) MPU 3123
U2- Malaysian Studies (In English) for International Students MPU 3173
2 Biochemistry MPHA 2217
Anatomy & Physiology II MPHA 2113
Pharmaceutical Chemistry II MPHA 2213
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics Ii– Peripheral Nervous System & Therapy MPHA 2312
Dosage From Design II – Solid MPHA 2612
Pharmacy Practice I MPHA 2512
English II MPHA 2812
U4-Ethnics Relation MPU 3113
U5- Bahasa Komunikasi 2 (In Bm For International Students) MPU 3213
3 Pharmaceutical Microbiology MPHA 3711
Pharmaceutical Immunology MPHA 3712
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics Iii– Central Nervous System & Therapy PHA 3313
Dosage From Design Iii – Liquid & Solid MPHA 3613
Pharmacy Practice II MPHA 3512
Pharmaceutical Analysis I MPHA 3213
Medicinal Chemistry I MPHA 3215
U6 - Comparative Religion MPU 3312
4 Dosage Form Design IV MPHA 4614
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics Iv– Endocrine, Gastrointestinal System & Therapy MPHA 4314
Medical Chemistry II MPHA 4216
Pharmacognosy MPHA 4218
Pharmaceutical Analysis II MPHA 4214
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology MPHA 4713
Pharmacy Practice Iii MPHA 4513
5 Mathematics & Statistics For Pharmacy MPHA 5114
Biostatistics & Epidemology MPHA 5115
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics V- Dermatology, Respiratory, Haematologicalsystem & Therapty MPHA 5315
Dosage Form Design V MPHA 5615
Clinical Pharmacy I MPHA 5411
Pharmacotoxicology MPHA 5318
Pharmacy Practice IV MPHA 5514
Veterinary Pharmacy MPHA 5319
Drugs And Substances Of Abuse MPHA 5323
6 Clinical Pharmacy II MPHA 6412
Clinical Pharmacy III MPHA 6413
Evidence- Based Pharmacotherapy MPHA 6515
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics Vi- Cardiovascular, Renal System & Therapy MPHA 6316
Extemporaneous Preparations MPHA 6516
Community Pharmacy MPHA 6518
Drugs In Sports & Lifestyle Drugs MPHA 6320
7 Research Methodology MPHA 7116
Clinical Pharmacy IV MPHA 7414
Scientific Basis Of Therapeutics Vii- Antimicrobials & Antineoplastics MPHA 7317
Pharmacoeconomics & Drug Policy MPHA 7519
Industrial Pharmacy & Quality Assurance MPHA 7617
Pharmaceutics Ethics & Legislation MPHA 7507
Complementary Medicines MPHA 7322
Radiopharmacy MPHA 7616
8 Research Project MPHA 8117
Pharmacy Management MPHA 8520
Entrepreneurship MPHA 8813
Industrial Pharmacy & Regulatory Control MPHA 8618
Clinical Pharmacy V MPHA 8415

Entry Requirement

SPM:

Pass with grade C for Bahasa Malaysia and English

STPM:

Minimum CGPA 3.00 with grades BBB/ABC/AAC in 3 subjects (Biology & Chemistry & Physics /Mathematics) including B in Chemistry;

A - Level:

BBB/ABC/AAC in 3 subjects Biology & Chemistry & Physics /Mathematics) including B in Chemistry

Foundation in Science (FIS) / Matriculation / Pre-Medic / Pre-Pharmacy (minimum 12 months): Minimum CGPA 3.00 including B in Chemistry AND SPM: Pass with at least 5B's in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and 1 other subject

Diploma in Science (Chemistry / Biology / Physics): Minimum CGPA 3.75 including B in Chemistry AND SPM: Pass with at least 5B's in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and 1 other subject

Diploma in Pharmacy: Minimum CGPA 3.50 AND SPM: Pass with at least 5B's in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and 1 other subject

First Degree in Sciences : Min. CGPA 2.75 (Min. Grade C+)

UEC : 5 credits with Grade 4B for Chemistry, Maths, Add Maths, Physics and Biology / any other technical subjects

SAM : Aggregate score 16 for 3 Science subjects including Chemistry

CPU / Western Australian Curriculum Council / HSC Sydney / University of New South Wales Foundation / Trinity College Foundation : 65% for 3 subjects including Chemistry

IB : Min Score 30 with 2 Science subjects (including Chemistry) in the Higher Level (HL) & 1 Science subject in the Standard Level (SL) & min score 4 for every Science subject taken

CIMP/ Indian Pre-U : 75% for 3 subjects including Chemistry

American High School with Advance Placement (AP) : Min CGPA 3.00 for 3 Science subjects including Chemistry

Other equivalent qualifications

English Proficiency: Band 3 in MUET / Score 550 TOEFL or Band 6.0 IELTS with min. Band 5.5 in each skill Writing, Reading, Listening or Speaking (WRLS)

Fees

Career Opportunities

  • Community pharmacist

  • Industrial pharmacist

  • Hospital pharmacist

  • Research scientist

  • Pharmacologist

  • Product development scientist

Advantages

Quality
The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) is designed in consultation with the Pharmacy Board Malaysia and a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in hospitals and pharmaceutical laboratories.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
Recognition
The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Pharmacy Board Malaysia and Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia