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Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 4 Years
  Intake MAR,SEPT
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Overview of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) in KPJ Healthcare University College Malaysia

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) is a unique career-oriented degree programme offered by KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai. The programme is fully accredited by MQA and KPT. Students of this programme acquire readily employable skills for pharmaceutical and healthcare industries through the integration of theoretical principles and practical training at the highly sophisticated pilot scale laboratory within the campus. Besides that, the industrial training, and research ensures to develop the skills for address the current and future challenges in pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. With the two broader aspects namely, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Health Sciences, graduates have wider employment and higher education opportunities within Malaysia and overseas. Major areas of graduate employment include but not limited to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance, drug discover and formulation research, Novel drug development and dosage form design regulatory affairs, Clinical research organizations  Nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals, herbal industry, biotech industries, food and beverages industries, pharmaceutical and healthcare product marketing, product management, hospital planning and administration healthcare research. Currently, the graduates of this programme are employed in reputable industries like PharmaNiaga, Kotra Pharma, Topglove, DKSH, Zontron pharmaceuticals, UniMED, Hershey, Accobiotech, Unison Nutraceuticals, and Lens Pharmaceuticals, Singapore, etc. Some others are pursuing higher studies in Malaysia and overseas. Research outcome of the graduates have been presented at various innovation competitions and received several awards.

Programme Structure

Programme Structure of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) in KPJ Healthcare University College Malaysia

Pharmaceutical Chemistry I (BPS 1013)

Anatomy and Physiology (BPS 1023)

Basic Microbiology (BPS 1033)

Introduction to Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences (BPS 1043)

Academic English for Health Professionals (ENG 1103)

Tamadun Islam dan Asia (MPU 3123)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry II (BPS 1053)

First Aid for Health Professionals (BPS1063)

Pathophysiology (BPS 1072)

Pharmacology I (BPS 1083)

Pharmaceutics I(BPS 1093)

Hubungan Etnik (MPU 3133)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry III (BPS 2103)

Biochemistry (BPS 2113)

Pharmaceutics II (BPS 2123)

Physical Pharmacy (BPS 2133)

Pharmacology II (BPS 2143)

Pharmaceutical Engineering I (BPS 2153)

Medicinal Chemistry (BPS 2163)

Pharmaceutical Dosage Form and Design (BPS 2173)

Pharmaceutical Analysis I (BPS 2183)

Pharmacology III (BPS 2193)

Pharmacognosy (BPS 2203)

Pharmaceutical Phytochemistry (BPS 3213)

Pharmacology IV (BPS 3223)

Pharmaceutical Engineering II (BPS 3233)

Pharmaceutical Analysis II (BPS 3243)

Pharmacokinetics (BPS 3253)

Applied Biotechnology (BPS 3263)

Occupational Health and Safety (BPS 3282)

Epidemiology for Health Science Professionals (BPS 3293)

Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (BPS 3303)

Cosmetics (BPS 3313)

Health Care Delivery and Management (BPS 4333)

Health Informatics (BPS 4342)

Health Informatics (BPS 4342)

Law and Ethics for Health Professionals (BPS 4352)

Drug Abuse and Society (BPS 4362)

Biostatistics (BPS 4373)

Entrepreneurship (MPU3212)

Behavioural Science (BPS 4392)

Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management (BPS 4403)

Hospital Planning and Administration (BPS 4413)

Health Promotion and Policies (BPS 4423)

Drug Design BPS 4432 (ELECTIVE)

Advanced Drug Delivery BPS 4442 (ELECTIVE)

Alternative and Complimentary Medicine (BPS 4452)

Financial Accounting BPS 4462 (ELECTIVE)

Research Project in Pharmaceutical or Health Sciences (BPS 4473)

Kerajaan dan Dasar Awam Malaysia (MPU 3312)

Community Service (MPU 3412)

Personality Development & Enhancement MPE 3172 (ELECTIVE)

Presentation & Communication Artistry MPE 3132 (ELECTIVE)

Pharmacoeconomics BPH 4372 (ELECTIVE)

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) in KPJ Healthcare University College Malaysia

Malaysian Students:

  • Pass STPM with 3 principals ‘B’ including Chemistry and two other science subjects or Mathematics; OR
  • Pass A-Levels with grade BBC including grade B in Chemistry, one of the subjects – Biology, Physic or Mathematics and General Studies; OR
  • Pass in matriculation with a minimum CGPA 2.70 and above including Chemistry subject; OR
  • Pass foundation in Science with grade B in two (2) subjects including Chemistry and at least CGPA 2.75 and above; OR
  • Pass Diploma in Pharmacy or in related field from a recognized institution with at least CGPA of 2.50; OR
  • Pass Diploma in Science or in related field from a recognized institution with at least CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Pass Bachelor Degree in Science with at least CGPA 2.50 and above; OR
  • Other equivalent Academic Qualification; AND
  • Candidates should have MUET Band 3, TOEFL 570, IELTS Band 5.5 or a pass in English Aptitude Test conducted by KPJUC on approval by Senate

International Students

  • International Qualifications will be assessed and referred by MQA for approval on case to case basis.
  • English Requirements: MUET – Band 3; TOEFL 570; IELTS Band 5.5, or a pass in English Aptitude Test conducted by school of Behavioral sciences, KPJUC on approval by Senate.
Career Prospects

Career Prospects of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) in KPJ Healthcare University College Malaysia

Malaysia is emerging as a regional hub for Pharmaceutical, Cosmeceutical, Nutraceutical and herbal industries. Graduates of this program have great job opportunities in Pharmaceutical and healthcare sector in Drug discovery research, Product development, Quality control, Regulatory affairs, Marketing and Management, Hospital Planning and administration and Academic within Malaysia and overseas.

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