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PHARMACY / PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY program (course) in Malaysia’s Universities & University Colleges (U&UC)

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By very raw definition, pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The word derives from the Greek: φάρμακον (pharmakon), meaning “drug” or “medicine”(the earliest form of the word is the Mycenaean Greek pa-ma-ko, attested in Linear B syllabic scrip).

The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore, are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. reference

No doubt to practice pharmacy is not an easy task, but when one’s determination and effort take part in the path of realizing,  as easy as one plus one it will be. Nursing program / course is available in many of Malaysia’s universities & university colleges (u&uc), just depends on one’s intention upon selecting of preferred learning institution.

  1. International Medical University (IMU)
  2. Mahsa University College
  3. Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH)

International Medical University (IMU)

The International Medical University (IMU) began in 1992 as the International Medical College, or IMC, Malaysia’s first private medical college. IMC became a University in 1999, but the University has remained true to key elements of the original IMC vision, which are to widen access to professional healthcare education, and to use innovative, integrated and student-centred means in providing that education. To date, the University offers undergraduate degree programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Nursing, Nursing Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, Psychology, Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, Chiropractic, Chinese Medicine as well as postgraduate degrees such as MSc in Medical Sciences or Community Health by research and PhD in Medical & Health Sciences by research. extracted from www.imu.edu.my – “about the university”

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IMU Main Campus, Kuala Lumpur
No. 126,
Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19,
Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
Tel: (603) 8656 7228
Fax: (603) 8656 7229
IMU Clinical School, Negeri Sembilan
Jalan Rasah,
70300 Seremban,
Negeri Sembilan,
Malaysia
Tel: (606) 767 7798
Fax: (606) 767 7709
IMU Clinical School, Johor
No. 12, Jalan Indah,
Taman Sri Kenangan,
83000 Batu Pahat, Johor,
Malaysia
Tel: (607) 432 2787 / 0580
Fax: (607) 432 5575

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Setara ’09 TIER 5 (Excellent) [ ? ]
Established 1992
Campus(s) Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur (main campus)
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan (clinical school)
Batu Pahat, Johor (clinical school)
E-Application available
E-mail enquiry@imu.edu.my
Website www.imu.edu.my
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) (Hons) (IMU) 4yrs RM149,600
    credit transfer: Uni of Otago, New Zealand / Uni of Queensland, Australia
  • Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) 3.5yrs-4yrs RM89,000
    collaboration with
    University of Strathclyde, UK 2+1/2+2

– all qualifications should include 3 out of 4 science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics) at STPM/A-Levels/equivalent qualifications
– A-level: BBB | STPM: BBB | UEC: B4 B4 B4 B4 B4 (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics/other technical subjects) | Foundation: cGPA 3.50 out of 4 | Diploma in Science: cGPA 3.80 out of 4 | Degree in Science: cGPA 2.50 out of 4

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry (IMU) 3yrs RM85,800
    – all qualifications should include Chemistry and one other science subject (Biology, Mathematics, Physics) at STPM / A-Levels / equivalent examinations
    – A-level: CCD (minimum C in Chemistry) | STPM: CCC (minimum C in Chemistry) | UEC: B4 B6 B6 B6 B6 (minimum B4 in Chemistry) | Foundation in Science: cGPA 2.50 out of 4 | Foundation in Biosciences: cGPA 2.50 out of 4 | Foundation in Engineering: cGPA 2.50 out of 4 | Diploma in Science: cGPA 2.50 out of 4 | Degree: BSc – cGPA 2.50 out of 4

* Information stated can be vary from time to time

src: www.imu.edu.my

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Mahsa University College

Mahsa was established in earnest in the year 2005 in Pusat Bandar Damansara, Kuala Lumpur with the belief that higher education in the field of healthcare is a vital cog in the development of the nation, with vision involved creating a centre of excellence in Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Education in Malaysia, thereby developing qualified and compassionate healthcare professionals to serve the needs of nation, which it is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision that Malaysia should become a centre for academic excellence. In order to generate a pool of skilled healthcare professionals, the University College gathers the brightest minds in the country and abroad to help nurture the minds of its students. Furthermore, in the field of healthcare, theoretical knowledge though important is nonetheless secondary to clinical exposure and hence, students are always exposed to practical experience at the earliest stage during their tenure. extracted from www.mahsa.edu.my – “the university college”

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Pusat Bandar Damansara Campus (PBD)
Level 6, Block A,
Pusat Bandar Damansara,
Damansara Heights,
50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 603 2092 9999
Fax: 603 2093 1599
Jalan Universiti Campus (JUC)
Jalan Elmu,
Off Jalan Universiti,
59100 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
Tel: 603-7965 2555
Fax: 603-7965 2688

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Established 2005
Brainchild of Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa (CEO)
Campus(s) Pusat Bandar Damansara Campus (PBD), Kuala Lumpur, Main Campus
Jalan Universiti Campus (JUC), Kuala Lumpur
E-Application Available
E-mail marketing@mahsa.edu.my
Website www.mahsa.edu.my
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) (Hons)
  • Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)
    collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    2+2

* Information stated can be vary from time to time

src: www.mahsa.edu.my

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Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH)

Incorporated in 1997, Masterskill Education Group Berhad (MEGB) is a leading operator in Nursing and Allied Health education in Malaysia, principally engaged in the provision of higher education and training. MEGB encompasses two associate institutions, Masterskill University College of Health Sciences and Masterskill College of Nursing & Health. As the premier provider of holistic education in Nursing and Allied Health in the country, MEGB aiming to meet the health needs of the world and prepare its students to function effectively in multifaceted roles in a variety of settings to promote the health and well-being of every individual and strive to build an inquisitive mind, motivate academic excellence as well as foster lifelong learning in all students. extracted from www.masterskill.edu.my – “about us”

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Cheras Main Campus
University College of Health Sciences

G-8, Jalan Kemacahaya 11,
Taman Kemacahaya, Batu 9,
43200 Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: 603-9080 5888
Fax: 603-9080 1995
Johor Bahru
University College of Health Science

No. 6, Jalan Lembah,
Bandar Seri Alam,
81750 Johor Bahru,
Johor, Malaysia
Tel: 607-386 0541 / 0542
Fax: 607-386 0549
Ipoh
College of Nursing & Health

No. 24, Lebuh Perusahaan Klebang 1,
IGB International Industrial Park,
Jalan Kuala Kangsar
Tasik, 30010 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Tel: 605-290 5888
Fax: 605-291 1995
Cheras
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Center

#32A, Jalan Temenggung,
17/9, Section 9,
Bandar Mahkota Cheras,
43200 Cheras,
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: 603-010 5521
Http: www.msprc.com.my
Kota Bahru
Metro Campus

Lot 598, Seksyen 19, Jalan Hamzah
15050 Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Tel: 609-747 0560
Fax: 609-747 1560
Kota Kinabalu
Metro Campus

Lot 33-40, Block C, Plaza Juta
7.2 km Off Jalan Tuaran
88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Tel: 088-431 025 / 431 035
Fax: 088-431 045
Kuching
Metro Campus

Block 218, Lot 51, Jalan Batu Kawa/
Jalan Stapok Junction,
93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: 082-688 777
Fax: 082-682 666
Alor Setar Customer Care Center
No. 28, Susuran Utama, Kompleks Perniagaan Utama,
Jalan Sultanah Sambungan, 05150 Alor Setar,
Kedah Darul Aman
Tel: 604-732 8995
Fax: 604-732 3995

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Established 1997 (Masterskill Education Group Berhad, MEGB)
Set Up Via Masterskill Education Group Berhad (MEGB)
Campus(s) Cheras, Selangor (main, university college of health sciences)
Johor Bahru, Johor (university college of health science)
Ipoh, Perak (college of nursing & health)
Cheras, Selangor (physiotherapy & rehabilitation center)
Kota Bahru, Kelantan (metro campus)
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (metro campus)
Kuching, Sarawak (metro campus)
Alor Setar, Kedah (customer care center)
E-Application Available
E-mail info@masterskill.edu.my
Website www.masterskill.edu.my
  • Diploma in Pharmacy 3yrs 9sems
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) (Hons) 4yrs 8sems
    collaboration with La Trobe University, Australia 4+0

* Information stated can be vary from time to time

src: www.masterskill.edu.my

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