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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3.5 years
  Intake JAN,SEPT


Overview of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology is a 3 ½ years undergraduate degree programme. The objective of this programme is to prepare students with theoretical, practical and operational skills in the pharmaceutical and related industrial sectors. It will equip graduates with fundamental knowledge in scientific disciplines that will prepare them in careers related to drug discovery and development, formulation, evaluation, standards and regulatory matters as well as marketing of pharmaceutical and other related products such as herbal, cosmetics and functional food preparations. Upon graduation, students can pursue careers in manufacturing, research and development of these products, and the subsequent requirements related to these products such as quality control, preclinical trials, regulatory affairs, drug information service, sales and marketing.

Methods of delivery of this programme include lectures and tutorials, problem-based sessions, laboratory practical and industrial internship. There will be a final year project dissertation which students need to complete before graduation. Lectures will be conducted face-to-face as well as on-line delivery.

There are two main types of assessment; continuous assessment and end of semester exam. The semester result is made up of 40% from continuous assessment and 60% of end of semester examination. Methods used in continuous assessment include quiz, presentation, lab report, problem-based report, industrial internship logbook, assignment and research dissertation. End of semester examination include written exam in the format of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ), short essay and laboratory practical exam.

This programme will not lead to a professional pharmacy degree. Graduates of this programme will be identified as industrial pharmaceutical technologist

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • R&D laboratories
  • Clinical trail-based Industry
  • BioPharmaceutical Plants
  • Academia
  • Biotechnological Plants
  • Post-graduate education (Master and PhD)

Courses of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Semester 1

  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS)/
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Hubungan Etnik/
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3**
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Technopreneurship
  • Fundamental English

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Pharmaceutics
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Pharmaceutical Technology I
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology I
  • Mandarin 1/ Arabic 1

Semester 3

  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy I
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology II
  • Mandarin 2/ Arabic 2
  • Isu-isu Ketemporari Muslim di Malaysia/
  • Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia

Semester 4

  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry I
  • Pharmacognosy II
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Pharmaceutical Technology II
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Professional English 1

Semester 5

  • Pharmaceutical Medicinal Chemistry II
  • Production Management
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
  • Research Project I
  • Novel Drug Delivery System
  • Professional English II

Semester 6

  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Chemistry of Natural Products
  • Research Project II
  • Computer aided drug design
  • Herbal Drug Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging
  • Islamic Manufacturing Practice
  • Total Quality Management
  • Innovation Management

Semester 7

  • Industrial Training

Cocuriculum *

  • Career Guidance 2
  • Community Service 2
  • Culture 2
  • Rakan Masjid 2
  • Siswa Siswi Bomba & Penyelamat 2
  • KOR Siswa Siswi Pertahanan Awam 2
  • Sports Management 2
  • Personal Financial Management 2
  • Askar Wataniah
  • Integriti & Anti-Rasuah 2
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Local Student

1 STPM Minimum CGPA of 2.50 in Chemistry and Biology / Physics and 5 Credits or equivalent at Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) level, with minimum B in Chemistry abd credits Biology, Physic / Mathematics, Bahasa Malaysia and English
4 PRE UNIVERSITY  or its equivalent
6 Diploma in Pharmacy Minimum CGPA 2.75
7 Diploma in Science  or equivalent Minimum CGPA 3.00


Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade B (85%) in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent

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