Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

Duration:4 years


Campus:AIMST University, Batu 3 1/2, Bukit Air Nasi, Jalan Bedong—Semeling, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Faculty of Pharmacy

Course Code:(R2/727/6/0065) (07/27) (MQA/FA 8482)

About this course

The pharmacy profession has been in existence ever since people realized the importance of medicines to improve their health. Pharmacists play an essential role in the provision of quality healthcare, especially by way of dispensing safe and effective medicines.

Pharmacy is consistently ranked as one of the most respected and noble professions. It renders service to the society by providing pharmaceutical care practice that provides the basic information necessary to establish, support, deliver, and maintain medication management services, prevention and mitigation of diseases for improving the quality of life.

Total Course Fees


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Subject Listing

The students will be introduced to basic bioscience, introductory courses in Pharmacy which includes general pharmacology and pharmaceutics.

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • ESAP
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship


Semester 2

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II
  • Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry Immunology
  • Dosage Form
  • General Pharmacology & Trichology
  • EPP
  • General Psychology

The students will be taught core pharmacy courses and integrated modules on various systems and pharmacotherapy for their disorders.

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Peripheral Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy Gastrointestinal, Endocrine Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Research Methodology & Biostatistics

Semester 2

  • Pulmonary, Renal Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Cardiovascular Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Public Health Pharmacy Elective
  • U4 Activites

A combination of advanced level core courses in areas of Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacy Practice and Clinical pharmacy. In addition, students will undergo industrial pharmacy training.

Semester 1

  • Central Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy
  • Basics to Industrial Pharmacy
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Forensic Pharmacy & Ethics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Dosage Form Design I
  • Research Project I

Semester 2

  • Dosage Form Design II
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Antimicrobials &Anti-infectives
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Industrial Training
  • Research Project II

Core courses related to clinical pharmacy will be taught which prepares the students to undergo training in hospital and clinical pharmacy domains. In addition, students will be taking pharmacy and non-faculty elective courses.

The students are required to pass the National qualifying Examination to practice pharmacy before undergoing Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training for a minimum of 12 months and 1 year compulsory service.

Semester 1

  • Antineoplastic &Immunomodulators
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Counselling skills for Pharmacists
  • Hospital Training

Elective (1 out 6):

  1. Geriatric Pharmacy
  2. Drug Modeling
  3. Cosmetics and Toiletries
  4. Preclinical Drug Evaluation
  5. Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacogenetics
  6. Rehabilitation Medicine

Semester 2

  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Drug Information Services
  • Clinical Pharmacy Training
  • Advanced Drug Delivery Systems

Elective (1 out 5)

  1. Nutraceutical Pharmacy
  2. Traditional, Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  3. Drug Abuse and Society
  4. Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Ergonomics and Occupational Health

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:


Grades 3Bs or 2A1C or 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics. Chemistry must be minimum grade B


CGPA ≥ 3.0 with grade BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects which is in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Minimum grade B in Chemistry subject. Overall CGPA ≥ 3.0

AIMST/ Matriculation/Other Foundation in Sciences*#

CGPA ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.

Overall CGPA ≥ 3.0 Duration : Min 1 year

Matriculation / Pre-medical or Pre-Pharmaceutical Studies*# CGPA ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry. Duration : Min 1 year

Diploma in Science*# (Chemistry/Biology/Physics)

CGPA ≥ 3.75 including minimum grade B in Chemistry

Diploma in Pharmacy*#

CGPA ≥ 3.5

Degree in Science

Science-based undergraduate degree with CGPA ≥ 2.75

(Note : CGPA 2.75 = Grade C+)


Pass Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)/Canadian Grade 12/13 Canadian Pre University (CPU) with minimum 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry Subject.


Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum average score 14 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.

UNSW (University of New South Wales Foundation)

Pass UNSW with minimum B4 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry


Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with Minimum score 33 for 3 subjects : Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths


Pass Indian Pre University/HSC/SSC with 80% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject


Pass HSC Bangladesh with Grade A (70-79%) for 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths.


Pass New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with minimum Grade BBB,ABC or AAC in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths


Pass with B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject with pass in Bahasa Malaysia.

Other Qualification

Other equivalent qualification that is recognized by Malaysian government.

*Must obtain minimum grade C in Bahasa Malaysia & English at SPM level & must obtain minimum band 3 in MUET before graduation.

#SPM: at least grade B4 or B in the following subjects – Maths (OR Additional Maths), Chemistry, Physics and Biology and in another subject.

Interview: : All eligible applicants are required to attend an interview (to be conducted by AIMST University)

Must obtain minimum band 3 in MUET before graduation


TOEFL score of 550 Or Band 6 in IELTS with minimum Band 5.5 in each skill – Writing, Reading, Listening/Speaking (WRLS)

Pre-condition: Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia & English

International Student Only

Please contact AIMST University counsellor for further information.

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