Diploma in Pharmacy

DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY JPT/BPP (N/727/4/0023) (PA0471)02/18

Pharmacy is the science concerned with therapeutic substances; their discovery, origin and nature, their development into medicines and their use in disease prevention and treatment. Pharmacy also denotes the profession which uses its unique knowledge of medicines in the service of society.

Throughout this course, the students develop an understanding of basic scientific methods; develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills which they have acquired in the duration of the course of study. The curriculum has incorporated subjects theoretically and practically which will assist in critical thinking and analytical thinking skills, hence cover areas on problem-solving and decision-making.

A career in pharmacy can be versatile and highly rewarding. Pharmacy graduates can choose to work mainly with people, by using their unique knowledge and skills in patient care. Pharmacists supply medicines, provide medicines, health information and advice, thus help to manage long-term illness. Pharmacy graduates can also choose to focus mainly on products skills, clinical research, formulation research and development, production, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and marketing.

DURATION                                                       TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

3 Years (9 Semesters)                                                 100 Credit hours


Academic Qualification Entry Requirements
SPM / SPMV / O-Level Pass with minimum 3 credits, including 1 science subject
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with minimum 3 gred B, including 1 science subject
Certificate in science fields from a recognized institution by the government of Malaysia Pass with a CGPA of 2.0, and SPM pass in Bahasa Melayu
Others Other equivalent qualifications as recognized by the government of Malaysia



Year 1   Year 2   Year 3
· Pharmacy Practice I · Pharmacy Practice II & III · Pharmacy Hospital
· Pharmaceutics I, II · Pharmacology II & III Training II & III
· Anatomy and Physiology · Pharmaceutics III · Basic Anti Microbil
· English · Communication Skill in Treatment And
· Mathematics I Pharmacy Chemotherapy
· Chemistry I & II · Alternative Medicine · Pharmaceutics IV – Sterile
· Pharmacology I · Pharmacy Hospital Training I Preparation
· Dispensed Preparation · Drug and Society Pharmaceutics
Methods · Pharmaceutical Chemistry · Basic Management
· Computer Skills For


· Introduction to Research