Master of Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Course ID
(N/727/7/0098)(02/25)(MQA/PA11457)
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Postgraduate

The Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences at SEGi University offers a transformative research experience in the expansive field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. This research-focused programme equips you with advanced research skills, allowing you to contribute to the broader body of knowledge in your chosen specialisation. Comprehensive training in Research Methodology enhances your research acumen, and exposure to global developments and challenges in your research area is facilitated through media, seminars, and conferences.

SEGi University excels in adult education, customising the learning environment to meet your needs. Our programme ensures accelerated completion while maintaining high research standards. Industry-experienced lecturers enrich your learning experience by integrating real-world insights into the classroom. Flexible timetabling options accommodate your existing commitments.

We bridge the theory-practice gap through our ‘Industry into Classroom’ initiative, where coursework and assignments are industry-driven. This allows you to work on real projects and receive mentorship from academic and industry professionals. Our diverse student community, representing over 90 nationalities, provides international exposure. This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.

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Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy with Honours or equivalent.
Bachelors degree in related Sciences with Honours/Equivalent; or any equivalent qualifications in a relevant field of study; with
Minimum Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) of 2.75 or equivalent.
Candidate with CGPA of 2.50 – 2.74 or equivalent; and possesses at least one year of job experience in relevant fields & recognised by the University’s Senate.

Additional requirements:
Minimum of 500 in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Minimum of 6.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Programme structure and modules

Area of research

Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Pharmacology
Drug discovery and design
Drug delivery
Biochemistry and molecular biology
Pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry

Programme structure

A research-focused curriculum which includes studies in research methodology, research work and thesis

Mode of delivery

Taught courses:
– Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
– Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
Research activities:
– You will conduct research under the supervision of experienced academic staff with personalised support and guidance throughout the programme
Thesis submission

Career opportunities

  • Academician; Clinical/Non-clinical researcher
  • Industry R&D researcher
  • Medicinal/Device product specialist
  • Graduate research assistant
  • Research executive
  • Postgraduate research (PhD)
  • Drug/formulation research and development
  • Analytical research and development
  • Pharmaceutical quality control and assurance
  • Biotechnology/medical device development
  • Clinical/community pharmacy practice
  • Academia
  • Medical writing
  • Cosmeceutical formulation and development

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Intakes
08/01/2024
25/05/2024
14/09/2024
 
Orientation Dates
06/01/2024
18/05/2024
07/09/2024