Find & Compare Pharmacy Degree Courses in Malaysia

Gain relevant scientific and clinical knowledge with a Pharmacy Degree to prepare for a professional career as a Pharmacist. Learn more about each institution’s Pharmacy Degree and find out which university suits you best.

  • Qualification
  • Campus
  • Intakes
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
  • Total Estimated Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
  • logo-segi-university
  • SEGi University
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM130,500
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Kota Damansara, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM130,500
  • Scholarships
    Up to RM3,000 tuition fee waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS)
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM123,700
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Cyberjaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs incl. Biology, Chemistry, & Math
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.0
    Diploma: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM123,700
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Taylor's University
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM185,264
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 75
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM185,264
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM30,000 waiver per year

    Foundation:
    Up to RM30,000 waiver per year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • International Medical University (IMU)
  • Intakes
    Aug, Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM194,600
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Aug, Sep
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.75
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM194,600
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Tasmania
    University of Otago
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  • UCSI University
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM143,150
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Aug
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation: CGPA 3.00
    Diploma: CGPA 3.75
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM143,150
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Partial scholarships available

    Diploma:
    Partial scholarships available
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Monash University Malaysia
  • Intakes
    Feb
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM197,100
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Bandar Sunway, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Feb
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 90
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM197,100
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 50% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • AIMST University
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM107,900
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Semeling, Kedah
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: BBB
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Add Math)
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 80
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 3.50
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM107,900
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM193,100
  • Qualification
    Master of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Campus
    Semenyih, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements Pre-U: Including Biology, Chemistry & Physics / Math

    SPM: 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math / Add Math & another subject
    A-Level: AAB
    STPM: AAB+
    UEC: 5Bs incl. Biology, Chemistry, & Math
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 92
    Foundation: 2.80
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM193,100
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 25% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Nottingham
    University of Queensland
    University of New South Wales
    Munich University
    and more...

FAQs about Studying a Pharmacy Degree in Malaysia

What is Pharmacy?

Pharmacy is the study of drugs and medicinal substances, and optimising their application for desired health benefits.

The field of Pharmacy is important as it helps determine the accurate drug composition and consumption dosage to ensure that the medication is safe and effective. This field is of great significance to the healthcare industry as a whole.

A Degree in Pharmacy will let you gain a strong foundation to prepare you for a professional career as a Pharmacist. It will provide you with sound knowledge on how the human body reacts to various drugs, allowing you to advise patients and dispense the right medical dosage.

What are the minimum entry requirements for a Pharmacy Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Pharmacy, the typical entry requirements are:

  • A-Level: Minimum BBB, ABC or AAC in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Maths, with a minimum of B in Chemistry; or
  • STPM: Minimum CGPA of 3.0 including B in Chemistry; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum of ATAR 80 or average of 80% in Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Maths; or
  • Foundation in Science: Minimum CGPA of 3.0 with a minimum of B in Chemistry

You will usually also need to have at least 5Bs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths / Add Maths and one additional subject at SPM, O-Level or equivalent, as well as a C in English.

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research!

What is your education pathway if you study a Pharmacy Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Pharmacy, you need to have an SPM qualification or equivalent and a Pre-U qualification. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Pharmacy is usually 4 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Pharmacy, you will usually go through a one-year training followed by one year compulsory service at a training premise that’s recognised by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia. You will also need to pursue the Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination.

Once you’ve completed the necessary training and examination, you will be a Fully Registered Pharmacist.

What are your career prospects with a Pharmacy Degree?

The standard path upon completion of your Degree in Pharmacy is to be a pharmacist.

Various employment opportunities awaits a Pharmacy graduate such as:

  • Government Hospitals
  • Retail Pharmacy Chains
  • Community Health Centres
  • Medical Colleges and Universities
  • Veterinary Clinics

What should you consider when choosing a university?

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Degree in Pharmacy accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Is the institution’s Pharmacy Degree recognised by the Malaysian Pharmacy Board?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

Should you study a Degree in Pharmacy?

Not sure if Pharmacy is the right path for you? Here are some articles that may help you:

You can also explore our list of course guides to see if other degrees speak louder to you.

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