PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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Diploma in Pharmacy is a 3-year programme in which students will gain a strong foundation in biological, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences in the first year, before proceeding onto more advanced topics and 2 semesters in hospital pharmacy training.

Graduates will be able to gain employment as Pharmacy Assistants in public and private hospitals, health clinics, pharmaceutical laboratories and manufacturing facilities. The graduates may also continue their educational pursuit of a professional degree in pharmacy.

The Diploma in Pharmacy programme received its full MQA accreditation in March 2009.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT SUBJECT CODE
1 Pharmacology I MDPH 1301
Pharmaceutical Chemistry I MDPH 1103
Mathematics MDPH 1107
Pharmaceutics I MDPH 1501
English ENG 4112
Pengajian Malaysia MPU 2163
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi Antarabangsa MPU 2133
Behavioural Science MDPH 1602
2 Introduction To Pharmacy MDPH 2401
Pharmaceutics II MDPH 2502
Pharmacology II MDPH 2301
Pharmaceutical Chemistry II MDPH 2104
Computer Application For Pharmacy Technician MDPH 2106
3 Pharmaceutics Iii - Extemporaneous Preparation MDPH 3503
Pharmaceutical Microbiology MDPH 3105
Pharmacology III MDPH 3302
Biostatistics For Pharmacy Technician MDPH 3108
Dispensing Practice I MDPH 3402
First Aid And Cpr MDPH 3603
Pembentukan Keluarga MPU 2312
4 Dispensing Practice II MDPH 4403
Pharmaceutics IV MDPH 4504
Research Methodology MDPH 4109
Pharmacy Management MDPH 4403
Pharmacology IV MDPH 4304
Occupational Safety And Health (Osha) MDPH 4604
Community Service MPU 2413
5 Hospital Pharmacy Training MDPH 5404
6 Pharmacy Research Project MDPH 6605

Entry Requirement

SPM:

Pass with 3 credits including 1 science subject
(Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science [Sains Am]) and 2 other subjects
* Candidates who wish to further their studies to BPharm must obtain min. 5 B’s in Biology & Chemistry & Physics & Mathematics/Additional Mathematics & 1 other subject at SPM level/equivalent

O - Levels:

Pass with min. Grade C in 3 subjects

SKM:

Pass Tahap 3 & Pass SPM with minimum 1 credit

Certificate in Science/Allied Science (with full accreditation): Pass with minimum CGPA 2.00

UEC Senior Middle Three (SM3): Grade B in 3 subjects including 1 science subject

Fees

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmacy Assistant

  • Pharmacy Retail Assistant

  • Assistant Dispenser

Advantages

Quality
The Diploma in Pharmacy is designed in consultation with 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.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Diploma in Pharmacy gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia.
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Diploma in Pharmacy are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
Recognition
The Diploma in Pharmacy is approved and accredited 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 Diploma in Pharmacy is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia.