Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacy)(R/727/8/0052) (06/26) (MQA/FA 3542)

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The PhD (Pharmacy) programme is designed to provide students with the opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in designing, constructing and conducting original research in the pharmacy-related fields.

This programme aims to produce motivated leaders with strong research skills to fulfil the manpower needs of the country.

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CoursesMinimum Entry RequirementsCareer Opportunity

Programme Outline

Components of the Programme

Method of delivery:

By Research


MQA requirement:
Masters by Research & Masters by Mixed Mode:
CGPA > 2.75, for 2.75 >CGPA> 2.5 can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
Masters by coursework: Min CGPA of 2.5
*Int Student- TOEFL Min Score 550 or IELTS Min Score 6.0. If No Language Criteria then need to pass Language Placement Examination at University Level.
Masters Master of Pharmacy or related field.
Bachelor of Pharmacy with CGPA  3.7 and registered as Master students
can apply for this programme based on quality of research
and Senat’s approval.
MUET Band 4 / TOEFL 550 / IELTS Grade 6 required.
International students must pass Bahasa Malaysia (LKM 100) during
the course of study

Career Opportunities

  • Academia
  • Research & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Drug supply management system
  • Hospital