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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Our pharmacy programme equips students with scientific, clinical and professional knowledge as well as strong communication skills, giving them the ability to positively impact the healthcare system.

The curricula is designed to encourage students to become independent learners who are capable of undertaking and understanding challenges in the use of medicine and in healthcare. They will gain the ability to integrate fundamental scientific principles into healthcare practice.
This bachelor programme is geared towards the patient as the major focus for the application of knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences. There are four main areas within the programme: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Delivery and Pharmacy Practice.

Entry Requirements:

STPM:
At least B in Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics.

UEC:
Minimum B4 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics.

A-levels:
Minimum B in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics/Mathematics

Matriculation in Science (by Ministry of Education Malaysia):
Pass with CGPA 3.00 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics / Mathematics with at least GPA 3.00 in Biology and Chemistry

Other qualifications will also be considered, however, it is subject to the approval by the Programme Director.

Intake

September (Regular)
January (Express)
June (Regular)

Modules

YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Introduction to Pharmacy
Drug Discovery, Development & Marketing
Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action I
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Communication in Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Basic Chemical Properties of Drugs & Action II
Basic & Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Compounding & Dispensing

YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Anti-Neoplastic Agents & Immunomodulators
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Central Nervous System Pharmacotherapeutics
Antimicrobials & Anti-Infection Drugs
Biochemistry
Physical Pharmaceutical
Biostatistics & Research Methodology
Respiratory & Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics
Endocrine System Pharmacotherapeutics
Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design
Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development I

YEAR 3 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Pharmacy Legislation
Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
Renal & Gastrointestinal System Pharmacotherapeutics
Professional Pharmacy Practice I
Pharmaceutical Processing
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Immunology
Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development II
Pharmaceutical Formulation & Development III
Industrial Pharmacy
Quality Use of Medicines
Professional Pharmacy Practice II
Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacoeconomics Hospital Pharmacy

YEAR 4 - SEMESTER 1 & 2
Industrial Pharmacy Attachment
Regulations of Pharmaceuticals
Applied Therapeutics I
Applied Therapeutics II
Research Project
Drug Dosage
Elective I
Applied Therapeutics III
Applied Therapeutics IV
Elective II
Elective III

Electives
Entrepreneurship
Nuclear Pharmacy
Oenology
Toxicology
Traditional & Complementary Medicines (ENT)

All of the course material is delivered by staff from the Bedong Medical College.