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Postgraduate

PROGRAMME OFFERED

  • MASTER OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (MMedSc) by Research
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) by Research

Both postgraduate programmes are offered to both qualified Malaysian and international students. The research programmes encompass various areas of pharmaceutical sciences, including medicinal chemistry, natural products chemistry, drug action, drug delivery, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology and evidence-based pharmacotherapy related to clinical and pharmacy practice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) by Research

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy with a CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent, or
  2. Bachelor’s Degrees in the relevant sciences with a CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent; or
  3. Bachelor’s Degrees in the relevant sciences with a CGPA less than 3.0 can be considered with stipulated criteria, e.g working experience in the related field and publication in the related field; or
  4. An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; and

     

      English requirement for international applicants:

  1. A band 6.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); or
  2. A score of 600 paper-based total (PBT), a score of 250 for computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 100 for internet-based total (IBT) for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
     

      Notes:
      Applicants with a CGPA of 3.7 and above can apply directly for a PhD programme.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research

The admission of any candidate shall be at the discretion of the Faculty. Provided always in certain circumstances the Dean of the Faculty may, on the recommendation of the Deputy Dean responsible for postgraduate programme and the Head of the Department, admit a candidate who fulfils the following qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy with a CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent, or
  2. Bachelor’s Degrees in the relevant sciences with a CGPA of 3.0 and above or its equivalent; or
  3. Bachelor’s Degrees in the relevant sciences with a CGPA less than 3.0 can be considered with stipulated criteria e.g working experience in the related field and publication in the related field; or
  4. An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; or
  5. Master’s degree with Distinction in the relevant field or a master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.0 and above
    or it's equivalent; and

     

      English requirement for international applicants:

  1. A band 6.0 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); or
  2. A score of 600 paper-based total (PBT), a score of 250 for computer-based total (CBT) or a score of 100 for internet-based total (IBT) for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Additional information:

1. Programme duration

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2. Fee structure

3. How to apply

INTAKE SCHEDULE

Applications for both research programmes are open throughout the year

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For more information, please contact:

Dean's office 

Tel: +603-7967 4909

Email: fak_farmasi@um.edu.my