Our Diploma in Pharmacy programme prepares you to be become well-trained assistants in many pharmaceutical settings. The course introduces you to basic use of medicine, including the physiology of the human body, the effects of medicines on human body and how pharmacy services are provided in the hospital and community pharmacy. Key topics covered will include pharmacy terminology, drug prescription, pharmacy practices, inventory control and supply. In your final year, you will have first-hand experience in the aspects of a variety of pharmacy services through placements with community pharmacy, health clinics and hospital. In your placement year, you will familiarize yourself with the role and responsibilities of a pharmacist.

Programme Structure

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


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


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

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmacy Assistant

  • Pharmacy Retail Assistant

  • Assistant Dispenser


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.
Tuition fees for the Diploma in Pharmacy are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
The Diploma in Pharmacy is 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.