Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Be a Pharmacist

Intake starts in September


Full-time: 4 years
Maximum duration of candidature
is 6 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


Academic Calendar
Available to International and Domestic students.
(R3/727/6/0008)01/28 (MQA/FA3516)


Is Pharmacy Degree for You?

The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) programme at UoC equips students with the right skills and knowledge for diverse pharmacy careers. This includes the pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacy, primary care services and hospital & clinical pharmacy practices. In our programme, students are exposed to hands-on and real-life experiential learning right from Year 1. Our Pharmacy Degree also provides students a chance to learn about niche areas and newer practices in pharmacy, such as disaster & relief medicine, nuclear pharmacy, veterinary pharmacy, military pharmacy and cosmetics & nutraceuticals.

With placements in pharmaceutical companies, healthcare clinics, and research centres, our pharmacy degree provides real-world training and a broad spectrum of career opportunities. Students also have vast opportunities to further develop strong interpersonal skills and holistic attitude through many activities organised by our student bodies and activities with our local and international networking partners, making our graduates sought-after professionals in the pharmacy sector.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates of this programme can seek a career as:

  • Hospital & Clinical Pharmacist
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Primary Care Pharmacist
  • Military Pharmacist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Academician
  • Research Scientist
  • Regulatory Pharmacist
  • International Aid / Development worker

Career Organisation

Various opportunities await as you earn a degree in pharmacy:

  • Public and private hospitals
  • Primary care clinics
  • Local and multinational pharmaceutical companies
  • Community pharmacies
  • Research institutions
  • Universities
  • Enforcement agencies

Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) at UoC is a meticulously designed four-year degree, unfolding over eight semesters, dedicated to moulding competent pharmacists well-versed in all major pharmacy practices. The programme is designed to produce pharmacists with updated knowledge, desired interpersonal skills and holistic approaches in the provision of pharmaceutical care.

Our pharmacy degree goes beyond traditional pharmacy education by integrating innovative areas like veterinary pharmacy, military pharmacy, and nutraceuticals, providing a broader perspective and opening new avenues in the field. The curriculum is continuously updated in response to advancements in healthcare and pharmaceutical sciences, ensuring graduates are not only ready to meet today's challenges but also to anticipate the needs of the future.

Course Training and Practical

Students will be exposed to various laboratories sessions, field and simulated exercises, visits, industrial training at pharmaceutical companies, attachment at community pharmacies and at designated Ministry of Health primary care clinics and hospitals.

Year 1

  • Pharmacists Professional Development
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutics
  • Introduction to PBL
  • General Pharmacology
  • Microbiology & Immunology for Pharmacy
  • Drug Discovery & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding & Dispensing
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Skin Disorders
  • Affective Domain 1

Year 2

  • Basic Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Disaster & Relief Medicine (DRM)
  • Chemistry of Natural Products
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Good Industrial Practices & Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Women's & Men's Health
  • Primary Care & Hospital Pharmacy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Affective Domain 2

Year 3

  • Pharmacy Legislation
  • Neuropsychiatry Disorders
  • Nuclear Pharmacy
  • Oncology & Haematological Malignancies
  • Research Methodology
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Biostatistics
  • Community Pharmacy Experiential Learning (ComPEL)
  • Research Project
  • Affective Domain 3

Year 4

  • Medical Toxicology
  • Pharmacy Management, Entrepreneurship and Pharmacoeconomics
  • Primary Care Experiential Learning (PCEL)
  • Hospital Pharmacy Experiential Learning (HosPEL)
  • Industrial Pharmacy Experiential Learning (IPEL)
  • Clinical Pharmacy Experiential Learning (CPEL)
  • Inter-Professional Learning (IPL)
  • Affective Domain 4


  • Open Elective
  • Sports Pharmacy
  • Traditional and Complementary Medicines
  • Nutraceuticals & Cosmeceuticals
  • Public Health in Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Pharmacy
  • Introduction to Halal Pharmaceuticals
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistic Pharmacy
  • Addiction & Substances of Abuse

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students are taught by experienced lecturers from pharmacy and allied health sciences background. Apart from the traditional lecture sessions, students will also be exposed to more interactive learning experiences such as case-based learning (CBL), problem-based learning (PBL), flipped class, tutorials and student-centred teaching and learning (SCTL).

On Campus Learning

Classes are held at Cyberjaya Campus with our state-of-the-art facilities.
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Students will have to undergo various attachments for experiential learning at community pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, primary care clinics and hospitals.

Solve World Challenges

UoC’s pharmacy degree graduates can look forward to rewarding career pathways by providing pharmaceutical services to the nation and contribute to global healthcare services. Opportunities await them no matter their area of interest.

Pharmacy-related programmes at UoC was developed and transformed rapidly to meet the growing demands of the pharmaceutical industry. Our academic team was personally involved in the transformation of the study modules, elements of patient care, community service, leadership as well as research and development for all pharmacy-related programmes at the University to be what it is today: quality programmes that are tailored to benefit the professional pharmaceutical industry and nurturing the passion to care. Over the years, we have produced holistic graduates to meet and exceed requirements and expectations of the industry.

Entry Requirement




Minimum CGPA 3.00 with/or grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects Biology, Chemistry and Physics/ Mathematics, with
minimum grade B in Chemistry


Minimum B4 in 5 subjects:

  • Biology, and
  • Chemistry, and
  • Physics, and
  • Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics / Advanced Mathematics I / Advance Mathematics II / another subject
UoC Foundation or equivalent

Minimum CGPA 3.00 including a
minimum B for Chemistry, and provided the course is not less than one (1) year.

*with SPM/O-Level/equivalent
with minimum 5Bs in the following

  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics; and
  • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics; and
  • Another subject
IB Diploma
International Baccalaureate

Minimum 30 points with at least Higher
Level (HL) Science or Mathematics, and
one (1) Science subject at Standard Level;
and minimum grade 4 in

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics / Mathematics
Diploma in Pharmacy

Minimum CGPA 3.50

Diploma in Science
Diploma Level

Diploma in Science (Chemistry or Biology or Physics) from any HEI recognised by MQA and MOHE with a minimum CGPA 3.75 including minimum B for Chemistry.

*with SPM/O-Level/equivalent with
minimum 5Bs in the following subjects:

  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics; and
  • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics; and
  • Another subject
South Australian Matriculation (SAM)

Aggregate 80% each in 3 science subjects, Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics including a minimum B in

New Zealand Bursary or Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

New Zealand Bursary
Aggregate 80% each in 3 science subjects, Chemistry, Biology and Physics or Mathematics including a minimum B in

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)
Aggregate 80% including Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics

For International Students Only

Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent




Mandatory Requirement

Minimum 5Bs in SPM/O-Levels for;

  • Biology; and
  • Chemistry; and
  • Physics; and
  • Mathematics or Additional Mathematics; and
  • Another subject

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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