PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

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The Master in Pharmacy is a postgraduate degree programme for advanced students who seek to expand their knowledge and command of pharmacy to go on to more demanding positions in the areas of community pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, veterinary pharmacy, military pharmacy or specialty pharmacy, as well as pharmacy informatics.

Master in Pharmacy candidates typically go on to have successful careers in the fields of pharmacology, science writing, toxicology, and health and regulation in medical institutions.

During programme, candidates will be doing intensive research of areas such as advanced pharmacy practice and pharmacotherapy, foundations of clinical science, concepts in pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, drug disposition, applied pharmacotherapy, medical chemistry for pharmacy, medicinal product formulation, professional service, pharmacy placement, clinical and evidence-based practice, integrated therapeutics, leadership and management of health services, and nutrition, health and biotechnology.

MAHSA University’s Master in Pharmacy will provide advanced and discerning students with the advantage that will make them stand out in any crowd.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT
6-month progress report and presentation
Research Methodology Course
Defence research proposal (DRP)
Ethics approval (Animal/Human/Not applicable)
Research activities depend on nature of work (methodology)
Data analysis
Thesis writing (chapters)
Scientific paper publication (minimum 1) and conference presentation (minimum 2)
Thesis submission
Viva-voce (Final)
Post viva-voce: correction of thesis; submission of corrected thesis in hard cover

Entry Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field with minimum CGPA 2.75 from universities recognized by the Senate of MAHSA University

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field with CGPA 2.50 from universities recognized by the Senate of MAHSA University can be accepted based on detailed evaluation

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant pharmacy area with CGPA lower than 2.50 or its equivalent from universities recognized by the Senate of MAHSA University can be accepted with minimum 5 years working experience in the relevant field

Bachelor's degree in relevant pharmacy area with a First Class from any universities recognized by the Senate of MAHSA University

Bachelor's degree candidates with minimum CGPA 3.57 who have registered as students may apply to convert to PhD research programme with the condition to show competency and ability to do research equivalent to PhD research programme and is approved by the University Senate

Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of MAHSA University

Fees

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmacology

  • Science writing

  • Toxicology

  • Health and regulation in medical institutions

  • Academic positions in pharmacy schools

Advantages

Quality
The Master in Pharmacy (by Research) is designed in consultation with the Pharmacy Board Malaysia and a panel of local and international experts.
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Master in Pharmacy (by Research) are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality research postgraduate degree.
Recognition
The Master in Pharmacy (by Research) is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Master in Pharmacy (by Research) is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia