Top Pharmacy Universities in Malaysia 2023

Looking to pursue pharmacy in Malaysia? Explore the top universities that ranked best for pharmacy according to QS World University Rankings 2023.

Updated 23 Mar 2023



This list is based on the QS World University Rankings 2023. For the most recent ranking, click here.

The field of pharmacy is rapidly growing with a high demand for skilled professionals in both the private and public sectors. 

If you’re interested in pursuing a degree in pharmacy in Malaysia, then you’re in luck as Malaysia has a number of universities that offer top of the line pharmacy degree programmes. 

Here’s a list of the top universities for pharmacy and pharmacology based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.


World Ranking 2023 (Pharmacy & Pharmacology)

Monash University 2
University of Nottingham 8
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 87
Universiti Malaya (UM) 101-150
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 151-200
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 151-200
International Medical University 201-250
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) 251-300
Taylor's University 251-300
UCSI University 251-300
Universiti Teknologi MARA - UiTM 301-350

Remember that rankings aren’t the only thing you should be looking into when deciding where to study. Consider factoring other elements such as budget, campus environment, location, and career pathway for you to have the best student experience. Good luck!

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