Master in Clinical Pharmacy

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
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Pharmacotherapy in Psychiatry
Pharmacotherapy in Geriatrics
Research & Dissertation

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor of Pharmacy or other related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent recognised by the University Senate.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field. 
Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government, AND;
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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