DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY

This 3-year diploma program offers the study of preparation, dispensing and review of drugs as well as providing additional clinical services.

DURATION:
Three (3) Years

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
(R2/727/4/0007) 05/23

(A9262)

What Will You Learn

  • Understand the basic mechanism of medicines
  • How to process prescription and perform calculations
  • Compounding various preparations such as creams, ointments and syrups
  • How to work along with other healthcare workers
  • Apply pharmaceutical knowledge competency in providing pharmacy related services.

Programme Introduction

This 3-year diploma program offers the study of preparation, dispensing and review of drugs as well as providing additional clinical services. It provides the basic knowledge that links health sciences with pharmaceutical sciences and aims to ensure the safety, efficacy and affordable use of medicines. This includes understanding that the body and major organs work as a whole (physiology), the science of dosage form design (pharmaceutics) and the body’s reactions to drugs (pharmacology).

This course also emphasizes practical skills and experience at all stages, including hospital and retail training, enabling students to develop skills in providing pharmaceutical care to serve the nation.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Chemistry I & II

Communicative English

Computer Application

Dispensed Preparation Methods I

English

Introduction To Pharmacy Practice

Malaysian Studies 2

Mathematics

Pharmaceutics I & II

Pharmacology I

Physiology I & II

Basic Antimicrobial Treatment And Chemotherapy

Basic Management

Basic Microbiology

Behavioral Science

Co-Curriculum

Development And Health

Dispensed Preparation Methods II

Drugs And Society

Hospital Pharmacy

Occupational Safety And Health

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutics III

Pharmaceutics IV – Sterile Preparation Pharmaceutics

Pharmacology II & III

Industrial Training

Pharmacy Hospital Training

Project Presentation

 

  • Pass in SPM
    • Science Stream
    • Minimum THREE (3) Credits in any subjects AND Pass in TWO (2) Science subjects (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science/Health Sciences).
    • Non-Science Stream
    • Minimum THREE (3) Credits including ONE Science subject (Biology/ Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science/Health Sciences).
  • Pass in English AND Mathematics

– OR –

Any other equivalent qualifications

Career Prospect
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Retail Pharmacy Assistant
  • Community Pharmacy Assistant
  • Procurement Pharmacy Assistant
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Medical Sales Representative

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