Pharmacy BPharm (Hons)

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus



Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • Ranked 8th in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
  • Final year students will work in a simulated pharmacy and be presented with real-world problems
  • Gain patient interaction experience through placements in community and hospital pharmacies
  • The only UK university to offer the BPharm programme in Malaysia

Course Structure

Examples of DMP (Drug, Medicine, Patient) modules include:

  • Bacterial and Fungal Infections
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders

Examples of DMP (Drug, Medicine, Patient) modules include:

  • Bacterial and Fungal Infections
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders

Typical core modules:

  • Research Project

Typical core modules:

  • Integrated Pharmaceutical and Patient Care
  • Community Pharmacy Placement
  • Industrial Pharmacy Placement

Optional modules are health sciences related and support the pharmacist's competencies development

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: BBB in biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics.
  • IB Diploma: 30 points with 5, 5, 5 at Higher Level including biology and chemistry, and 4 points in 1 other science subject at Standard Level. The Standard Level requirement can be waived if applicants have studied mathematics at Higher Level.
  • STPM: BBB in biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics, excluding Pengajian Am.
  • UEC: 2As, including biology and chemistry, plus grade B3 in mathematics, physics and 1 other academic subject, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language.
  • SAM or other Australian matriculations: ATAR 86, including biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics. Applicants must have at least grade B in Chemistry.
  • Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD): 80% average based on 6 subjects with biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics above 80%. Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University's requirements.
  • Advance Placement (AP): Not applicable.
  • Diploma - Other Institutions: Overall minimum GPA of 3.75 out of 4.0 and above in Diploma in Science (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) or overall minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 in Diploma in Pharmacy from an accredited institution. Applicants must have at least grade B in Chemistry.
  • Foundation - Other Institutions: Overall GPA of 3.30 out of 4.0 and above in Matriculation in Science, Medical/Pharmacy Pre-University or Foundation in Science, including at least grade B in Chemistry. The duration of this programme must be a minimum of 1 year from an accredited institution.
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia Foundation: Successful completion of the Foundation in Science programme with an average mark of 65%, and a minimum of 60% in all chemistry modules.

In addition to the entry requirements listed above:

  • Malaysian applicants with Diploma/Matriculation/Medical or Pharmacy Pre-University/Foundation must have 5 Bs (including biology, chemistry, physics and either mathematics or additional mathematics) in SPM or equivalent.
  • Malaysian applicants intending to complete their provisional training (PRP) at government-linked hospitals or healthcare facilities must pass SPM and have at least grade C in Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu) in SPM.
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)
  • TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
  • PTE (Academic): 71 (with no less than 65 in each element)
  • SPM: Grade A-
  • GCSE O Level: Grade C/4
  • IGCSE (first language): Grade C/4
  • IGCSE (second language): Grade B/6
  • MUET: Band 4.5

IELTS, TOEFL and PTE (Academic) test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test. MUET results are valid for five years from the date of the release of results.

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