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Diploma in Pharmacy Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake JAN,JUL


Overview of Diploma in Pharmacy in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

This course aims to provide the student with an appreciation of the role of a pharmacy assistant working in a community pharmacy environment. Futhermore, the course provides an introduction to knowledge and skills to provide a high quality clinical pharmacy service, as well as enabling students to develop skills in providing pharmaceutical care to serve the nation. Constant expansion of health care programmes and increasing need for quality pharmaceutical care ensure a continuing demand of well educated pharmacy assistants in the country.

The student will spend 3 years full time studying with practical experience at several government and private hospitals. The curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of the health sector. A key element of the course is the hospital based practical activities (during health semester 4 & 5) which provides the opportunity for students to put theory into practice. Upon successful completion of the programme, a Diploma will be awarded by the University.


Courses of Diploma in Pharmacy in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Semester 1

  • Biochemistry
  • Basic Physiology
  • Basic Physical Chemistry
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutics
  • Basic Formulation
  • Basic Organic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Information Communication Technology
  • Competency English

Semester 2

  • Basic Physical Chemistry
  • Basic Microbiology
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Systemic Pharmacology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Drug Delivery System I
  • Communication English 1

Short Semester

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Local) /Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia / Religious Practices in Malaysia (Local)
  • Siswa-siswi Pertahanan Awam

Semester 3

  • Autonomic Pharmacology
  • Antimicrobial Treatment and Chemotherapy
  • Introduction to Research Methodology
  • Drug Delivery System II
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Communication English 2
  • Mandarin I
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Semester 4

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Elective
  • Applied Pharmacology
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Services
  • Management in Pharmacy Services
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Dispensing Technique and Communication
  • Mandarin II
  • Interpersonal Skills

Short Semester

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Co-curriculum II
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Semester 5

  • Practical Training I

Semester 6

  • Practical Training II
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Pharmacy in Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Local Student

Pass in SPM or its equivalent with at least 5 credits (minimum Grade C and higher) in the following subjects:
Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, *English, one Science subject (Biology or Chemistry or Science) and one other subject.

* Pass only for Diploma in Nursing

International Student

Student must complete 11 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their Secondary School Certificate, O-levels or equivalent with min Grade C in Math, English, one science subject (Chemistry or Biology) and 2 other subjects.
IELTS 5.00 or equivalent.

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