Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2+2 years


Full-time, On-campus



Tuition Fees


Course Highlights

  • First and longest running 2+2 MPharm programme in Malaysia, currently the only 2+2 MPharm in Malaysia. Guaranteed 2 years spent in UK during degree
  • Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and Pharmacy Board of Malaysia (PBM) allowing you to register as a pharmacist in Malaysia or UK
  • Ranked 8th in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
  • Ranked #100 in the world and #17 in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2024)

Course Structure

Typical core modules:

  • Digestive system
  • Fundamentals of Pharmacy
  • Human Life Cycle

Typical core modules:

  • Autoimmune and allergy
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrine
  • Infections 1 and 2
  • Renal
  • Respiratory

Typical core modules:

  • Cancers Pain
  • Central Nervous System
  • Prescribing Competencies and Practice
  • Research Project

Throughout the course, you will be completing professional competency and medicine pathway activities.

Typical core modules:

  • Advancing therapies, practice and care 1 and 2

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: ABB in biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics.
  • IB Diploma: 32 points with 6, 5, 5 at Higher Level including biology and chemistry, and at least 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: ABB in biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics, excluding Pengajian Am.
  • UEC: 3As, including biology and chemistry, plus grade B3 in mathematics and physics, excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language.
  • SAM or other Australian matriculations: ATAR 89, including biology, chemistry and physics/mathematics. Applicants must have at least grade B in Chemistry.
  • Canadian Ontario Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma (OSSD): 81% 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): 5,4,4, including AP Biology, AP Chemistry and AP Calculus/AP Physics.
  • Diploma - Other Institutions: Acceptance is at the discretion of the School and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme.
  • Foundation - Other Institutions: Acceptance is at the discretion of the School and previous studies must meet the prerequisite requirements to the programme.
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia Foundation: Average mark of 65% in the Foundation in Science programme with no failed modules, and a minimum of 60% in all chemistry modules. All progressing Foundation candidates into MPharm are expected to fulfill English language requirement as stipulated by the School of Pharmacy at the Malaysia Campus.

In addition to the entry requirements listed above, Malaysian applicants with Matriculation/Foundation/Diploma must have 5 Bs (including biology, chemistry, physics and either mathematics or additional mathematics) for SPM/GCSE/IGCSE/High School Diploma or equivalent.

Interview required.

  • IELTS (Academic): 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)
  • TOEFL (iBT): 100 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
  • GCSE O Level: Grade B/6
  • IGCSE (first language): Grade B/6
  • IGCSE (second language): Grade A/7
  • MUET: Band 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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