Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Course ID
(R2/727/6/0014)(02/29)(MQA/FA0325)
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

The programme focuses on developing practising pharmacists who can make a real difference to patients’ well-being while having a rewarding career.

The knowledge of drugs will progress from the study of how drugs are made and analysed for purity, to how they are formulated into dosage forms acceptable to patients; and their use in the prevention and treatment of diseases. The programme integrates scientific knowledge while attaining practical, clinical and professional skills, to equip students to be competent healthcare professionals of the future.

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Entry requirements

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Foundation in Science – CGPA 3.0 including a minimum of B in Chemistry
Ministry of Education Matriculation – CGPA 3.0 including a minimum of B in Chemistry
STPM – CGPA 3.0 with BBB or ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, including a minimum of B in Chemistry
A-Levels – BBB or ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy – CGPA 3.5 or above
Diploma in Science (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) – CGPA 3.75 including a minimum of B in Chemistry
Degree in Science – CGPA 2.75 or above
UEC – Pass UEC with minimum of B4 in 5 subjects in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Additional Mathematics (or one other subject)
Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)
High School Certificate – Sydney Australia
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
NSW Higher Education Certificate (HSC, Year12)
Northern Territory Certificate Education (NTCE, Year12)
South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
Tertiary Entrance Education (TEE)
Trinity College Foundation
University of NSW Foundation
Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE, Year12)
Western Australian Curriculum Council
Minimum aggregate or TER/UAI/ENTER/ATAR of 80% including in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics, with a minimum of B in Chemistry or equivalent
Canadian Pre-University (CPU)
Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)
Minimum aggregate of 80% including Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics with a minimum of B in Chemistry or equivalent
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Pass IB with minimum score of 30 (exclusive of bonus points) with two Science or Mathematics subjects at Higher Level (HL) and another one Science subject at Standard Level (SL), and a minimum score of 4 in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics
Other equivalent qualifications
Will be considered on a case-by-case basis

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

For Foundation in Science, Matriculation, and Diploma students:
Pass SPM with a minimum of 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (or Additional Mathematics), and one other subject
All Malaysian citizens to pass Bahasa Malaysia and English with minimum of Grade C in SPM or  equivalent
English requirement:
• Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with minimum Band score of 3 or
• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scoring 550 or
• International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with minimum of Band 6 (5.5 for each skill – Writing, Reading, Listening/Speaking) or
• Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests (Linguaskill) with minimum score of 154

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Semester 1
Data Analysis in Pharmacy
Cell Biology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
General Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 1
Basic Principles of Pharmacology

Semester 2
Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
Pharmacology of Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Systems
Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Analysis I
Physical Pharmaceutics
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

Year 2

Semester 1
Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Musculoskeletal and Reproductive Systems
Pharmaceutical Analysis II
Formulations and Technology I
Microbiology and Immunology
Community Pharmacy Practice
Pharmaceutical Compounding and Extemporaneous Preparations
Pharmacology of Nervous System

Semester 2
Applied Pharmacotherapeutics I
Formulations and Technology II
Genetics and Molecular Cell Biology
Dispensing Practice
Pharmacology of Haematology System,
Antimicrobial and Cancer Drugs

Year 3

Semester 1
Applied Pharmacotherapeutics II
Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Formulations and Technology III
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Toxicology
Natural Products in Medicine
Pharmacy Legislation & Ethics

Semester 2
Applied Pharmacotherapeutics III
Medicinal Chemistry
Quality Use of Medicines
Pharmaceutical Care in Specific Populations
Industrial Pharmacy
Electives: Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance/ Bioinformatics/ Public Health & Disease Prevention/ Cosmeceuticals

Year 4

Semester 1
Research Methodology
Research Project
Research Dissertation
Community Pharmacy Placement

Semester 2
Hospital Pharmacy
Clinical Clerkship I
Clinical Clerkship II
Pharmaceutical Industry Placement

* Students are also required to undertake Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) as required by Ministry of Education, Malaysia.

Career opportunities

Community Pharmacy, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Academia, Government and Regulatory Agencies, Veterinary Pharmacy, Military Pharmacy, and Research.

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