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DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY JPT/BPP (N/727/4/0023) (PA0471)02/18

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Pharmacy is the science concerned with therapeutic substances; their discovery, origin and nature, their development into medicines and their use in disease prevention and treatment. Pharmacy also denotes the profession which uses its unique knowledge of medicines in the service of society.

 

Throughout this course, the students develop an understanding of basic scientific methods; develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills which they have acquired in the duration of the course of study. The curriculum has incorporated subjects theoretically and practically which will assist in critical thinking and analytical thinking skills, hence cover areas on problem-solving and decision-making.

 

A career in pharmacy can be versatile and highly rewarding. Pharmacy diploma holder can choose to work mainly with people, by using their unique knowledge and skills in patient care. Beside this, they also can choose to focus mainly on products skills, clinical research, formulation research and development, production, quality assurance, regulatory affairs and marketing.

 

DURATION                              COURSE MODE                 INTAKE

3 Years (9 Semesters)                       Full Time                                 January, May & September

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Academic Qualification Entry Requirements
SPM / SPMV / O-Level Pass with minimum 3 credits, including 1 science subject
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with minimum 3 credits, including 1 science subject
Certificate Certificate in science fields from a recognized institution by the government of Malaysia with a CGPA of 2.0, and SPM pass in Bahasa Melayu
Others Other equivalent qualifications as recognized by the government of Malaysia

 

 

English Language Requirements

Type of Examination Minimum Score Requirement
SPM/ SPMV/ UEC / O-Level /1119

Pass

IELTS

5.0

TOEFL Paper Based (PBT)

510

TOEFL Computer Based Test (CBT)

180

TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT)

65

Applicants who fail to meet the above requirements will be required to first enroll in Oasis College Intensive Language Programme until they meet the minimum requirement.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

MPU Subjects:

Ø  Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian Studies)/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi (Malay Communication)

Ø  Kemahiran Komunikasi (Communication Skills) / Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Ø  Pengantar Sains Sosial (Introduction to Social Science)

Ø  Khidmat Komuniti (Community Service)

COURSE STRUCTURE

Academic Subjects:
·      Pharmacy Practice I, II & III

·      Pharmaceutics I, II, III

·      Pharmaceutics IV – Sterile Preparation Pharmaceutics

·      Anatomy and Physiology

·      English

·      Mathematics

·      Chemistry I & II

·      Pharmacology I, II & III

·      Dispensed Preparation Methods

·      Computer Skills For Students

·      Communication Skill in Pharmacy

·      Alternative Medicine

·      Pharmacy Hospital Training I, II & III

·      Drug and Society

·      Basic Anti Microbil Treatment And Chemotherapy

·      Pharmaceutical Chemistry

·      Basic Management

·      Introduction to Statistical Methods

 

Pathway       

 

Diploma in Pharmacy

    Oasis College

(3 years)

 
 

·Relevant degree courses at other universities, both local and  overseas

 

·Career

 

                                                                                                                                                                

 Career Prospect       

  • Assistant Pharmacist
  • Sales Representative
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Researcher
  • Medical Representative