Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Pharmaceutical Sciences

KPT/JPS (N/727/8/0099) 10/26 (MQA/PA11935) 08/24

The Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences programme is rooted in several research areas which include experimental design and biostatistics, animal handling techniques, drug discovery, design and development, advanced pharmaceutical analysis, clinical epidemiology and more.

Students will get a chance to learn from experienced academicians from outstanding professionals and industry experts. The University of Cyberjaya is also recognised by the World Medical Directory of Medical Schools making it a prime university for students to enrol in this programme.

Pursuing a career in this noble field allows you to save thousands of people’s lives and improve the quality of life for many others as pharmaceutical specialists or scientists are instrumental in discovering and developing innovative drugs.

Research Area

  • Experimental design and biostatistics
  • Questionnaire development & validation
  • Animal Handling Technique
  • Advanced Laboratory skills
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Drug discovery, design & development
  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Drug dosage form & design
  • Advanced pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamics
  • Advanced toxicology
  • Clinical epidemiology

Duration

Full time : 3 – 6 years
Part time : 4 – 8 years

Intake

March, June, September & December

Entry Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field from University of Cyberjaya or any other HEI recognized by the University Senate; OR
  • Any other qualifications equivalent to a Master‘s degree recognized by the University Senate; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND
  • English Proficiency for International Students: Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (pBT) or 80 (iBT) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or its equivalent

Note:

There shall be no direct entry from bachelor’s degree level to doctoral degree level. Candidates with bachelor’s degree who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert their candidacy to the doctoral degree programme within 1 year after master’s degree registration, subjected to: (a) having shown competency and capability in conduction research at doctoral degree level; (b) rigorous internal evaluation by the University; (c) approval by the University.

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