Masters in Clinical Pharmacy

Masters in Clinical Pharmacy

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

The Masters 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.

Local candidates are eligible to apply for Provisional Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training at the University of Cyberjaya.

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:-
  • Interactive lectures
  • Blended learning
  • Small-group learning
  • Case-oriented Problem Solving (COPS)
  • Case-based Learning (CBL)
  • Clinical clerkship
  • 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 Pharmacy with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or
(ii) A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy 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.
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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