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Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

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  Duration 4 years
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Overview of Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) in Taylor's University Malaysia

Our Bachelor in Pharmacy (Hons) programme equips students with scientific, clinical and professional knowledge as well as strong communication skills, giving them the ability to positively impact the healthcare system.



The degree in pharmacy programme equips students with the knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences, focusing on four main areas: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Delivery and Pharmacy Practice.

This programme is compatible with the new Taylor's Curriculum Framework that allows students to mix & match study modules.



This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.


Common Core

Year 1

  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles of Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Pharmaceutics

Year 2

  • Community Pharmacy Practice I
  • Pharmacology II
  • Principles of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development I
  • Biostatistics and Quality Use of Medicines
  • Community Pharmacy Practice II
  • Pharmacology III
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis

Year 3

  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  • Law, Ethics and Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development II
  • Drug Design and Biotechnology
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Professional Attachment

Year 4

  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Applied Therapeutics III
  • Research Projects



This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.


  • Community Service Initiative
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2



The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.



Advanced Pharmaceutical Industrial Practice (5 modules)

and Choose any TWO (2)  Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.


Recommended Packages:

  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Nutrition
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Design and Human Resource Management
  • Web Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing

Choose any Minor package* (5 modules) offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages.


and Choose any TWO (2) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.



Choose any SEVEN (7) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.





  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

A pass in SPM / O-Level or equivalent with 5Bs each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics and another subject.

(The SPM requirements will only be applicable to: Diploma in Science / Pharmacy / Matriculation in Science / Pre-Medical studies or Pre-Pharmacy / Foundation in Science)

All Malaysian students are required to attain a Pass in Bahasa Melayu and English SPM / O-Level / UEC / IGCSE or equivalent




  • Taylor’s Foundation in Science (FIS)

Pass with min. CGPA 3.00 and above with min. B in Chemistry

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CGPA 3.00 with grade BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics with min. B in Chemistry

  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs with B4 (70%) in Chemistry and Biology, and B5 (65%) in Mathematics / Physics

  • A Levels

Min. ABC / BBB / AAC in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics with min. B in Chemistry

  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 75 including B in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics

  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

6 Grade 12 U/M subjects including Grade 12 U English (if not offering other English Language qualification). Min. 70% in each subject including min. 75% in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 34 points including scores of 6 in Chemistry and Biology, Mathematics / Physics at Higher Level (HL)

  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Min. 75% in each of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics / Physics

  • Matriculation in Science

Min. CGPA 3.00 including B in Chemistry

  • Diploma in Science

(Chemistry / Biology / Physics) with min. CGPA 3.75 including B in Chemistry

  • Diploma in Pharmacy

Min. CGPA 3.50

  • First Degree in a science subject

Min. CGPA 2.75

  • HSC-New South Wales

UAI average of 80% in 5 subjects including Chemistry (75%), Biology (75%) and Mathematics / Physics (70%)

  • Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Academic Pharmacist
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Primary Health Care Pharmacist
  • Regulatory Pharmacist
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinary Pharmacist

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