Master in Clinical Pharmacy

Master
in Clinical Pharmacy

KPT/JPS (R2/727/7/0060) 02/25 (A10629)

The Master in Clinical Pharmacy is an intensive coursework programme that aims to produce skilled clinical pharmacists who can appraise current practices, research new ideas, and develop viable alternative approaches to serve as the basis for successful and responsible careers in clinical pharmacy.

The programme consists of didactic lectures, compulsory and elective clinical clerkship and research dissertation that can be completed in 1 year (full time) or 2 years (part-time). At all stages, candidates are encouraged to adopt a self-directed learning approach to facilitate the culture of lifelong learning.

Careers Prospects

Professional careers in a variety of practice settings including hospitals, primary care health centres, retail pharmacies, research institutes, managed care systems in government and private health agencies.

Study Mode

Coursework based programme consisting of:-

• Didactic lectures
• Compulsory and elective clinical clerkships
• Research dissertation

Course Structure

1-2 Years (2-4 Semester)
Taught Courses:
Pharmacotherapeutics I
Pharmacotherapeutics II
Pharmacotherapeutics III
Pharmacotherapeutics IV
Pharmacotherapeutics V
Pharmacotherapeutics VI
Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Research Methodology
Compulsory Clerkships:
Pharmacotherapy in Internal Medicine
Pharmacotherapy in Intensive Care
Pharmacotherapy in Infectious Diseases
Pharmacotherapy in Paediatrics
Elective Clerkships:
Oncology Pharmacy
Parenteral Nutrition
Radiopharmacy
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Pharmacotherapy in Psychiatry
Pharmacotherapy in Geriatrics
Research & Dissertation
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 42

Entry Requirements

Requirements
(i) A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
(ii) A bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment.
(iii) Candidates without a qualification in the related fields or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP and meet the minimum CGPA based on (i) to (ii).
English Proficiency for Foreign Students:

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or 80 (IBT); or

Minimum IELTS score of 6.0

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