Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)(R2/727/6/0065) (07/27) (MQA/FA 8482)

a female pharmacist holding a bottle of pil


The pharmacy profession has been in existence ever since people realized the importance of medicines to improve their health.

Pharmacists play an essential role in the provision of quality healthcare, especially by way of dispensing safe and effective medicines.

Pharmacy is consistently ranked as one of the most respected and noble professions.

It renders service to the society by providing pharmaceutical care practice that provides the basic information necessary to establish, support, deliver, and maintain medication management services, prevention and mitigation of diseases for improving the quality of life.

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CoursesMinimum Entry RequirementsCareer Opportunity

Programme Outline

Components of the Programme

Year 1
Semester 1

  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • ESAP
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship


Semester 2

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry II
  • Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry Immunology
  • Dosage Form
  • General Pharmacology & Trichology
  • EPP
  • General Psychology
Year 2
Semester 1

  • Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Peripheral Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy Gastrointestinal, Endocrine Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Research Methodology & Biostatistics

Semester 2

  • Pulmonary, Renal Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Cardiovascular Systems & Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Public Health Pharmacy Elective
  • U4 Activites
Year 3
Semester 1

  • Central Nervous System & Pharmacotherapy
  • Basics to Industrial Pharmacy
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Forensic Pharmacy & Ethics
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Dosage Form Design I
  • Research Project I

Semester 2

  • Dosage Form Design II
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Antimicrobials &Anti-infectives
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Industrial Training
  • Research Project II
Year 4
Semester 1

  • Antineoplastic &Immunomodulators
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Applied Therapeutics I
  • Counselling skills for Pharmacists
  • Hospital Training

Elective (1 out 6):

  1. Geriatric Pharmacy
  2. Drug Modeling
  3. Cosmetics and Toiletries
  4. Preclinical Drug Evaluation
  5. Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacogenetics
  6. Rehabilitation Medicine

Semester 2

  • Applied Therapeutics II
  • Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Drug Information Services
  • Clinical Pharmacy Training
  • Advanced Drug Delivery Systems

Elective (1 out 5)

  1. Nutraceutical Pharmacy
  2. Traditional, Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  3. Drug Abuse and Society
  4. Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Ergonomics and Occupational Health


A-Levels Grades 3Bs OR 2A1C OR 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry AND
Physics OR Mathematics. Chemistry must be minimum grade B.
STPM CGPA ≥ 3.0 with grade BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects which is in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Minimum grade B in Chemistry subject. Overall CGPA ≥ 3.0
AIMST Foundation in Science/ Matriculation/Foundation in Science CGPA  ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.
Overall CGPA ≥ 3.0 Duration: Min 1 year
Matriculation/ Pre-medical
or Pre-Pharmaceutical
CGPA ≥ 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.
Duration: Min 1 year
Diploma in Science*#
(Chemistry/ Biology/
CGPA ≥ 3.75 including minimum grade B in Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmacy*# CGPA ≥ 3.5
Degree in Science Science-based undergraduate degree with CGPA ≥ 2.75. (Note : CGPA 2.75 = Grade C+)
UEC Pass with B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject with a pass in Bahasa Malaysia.
New South Wales: Higher
School Certificate (NSW
Pass New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with minimum
Grade BBB, ABC or AAC in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths
CIMP (Canadian
10 International Matriculation Program)Atau CPU (Canadian Pre University)
Pass Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)/Canadian Grade
12/13/Canadian Pre University (CPU) with a minimum of 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject.
 SAM (South Australian Matriculation) Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with a minimum average
score 14 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.
UNSW (University of New   South Wales Foundation) Pass UNSW with minimum B4 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.
International Baccalaureate Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) with Minimum score 33 for 3 subjects
: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths
 Indian Pre University   (HSC/SSC) Pass Indian Pre University/HSC/SSC with 80% (aggregate) in
Chemistry subject.
HSC Bangladesh Pass HSC Bangladesh with grade A (70-79%) for 3 subjects:
Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths.
Other Qualification Other equivalent qualification that is recognized by Malaysian
  • Clinic Pharmacy Practice
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Home Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Executives
  • Regulatory Pharmacists
  • Nuclear Pharmacists

Check this: Job Opportunities When You Have a Pharmacy Degree


Sunitha Ganesan

I am proud that I joined the Faculty of Pharmacy in AIMST University few year backs. The faculty prepared me well, in academic, professional knowledge as well as soft skills and confidence to deal with the challenges in the future. The greenery campus with the state of art facilities provided conducive environment for studies.


Sunitha Ganesan


Goh Mun Fye

AIMST Bachelor of Pharmacy (hons) degree gave me so many happy memories and friends for life. I was exposed to advancement of pharmaceutical technology during my study. AIMST had created a fantastic environment for me to develop my skills and interest. The dedicated lecturers and their immense knowledge in the pharmacy field are remarkable.


Goh Mun Fye