Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Pharmacy is mainly concerned with the effect of different drugs on the biological systems and their applications for human medicinal therapy. Pharmacists basically provide health care providers with the appropriate medical prescription and dispense the medication to the patient and counsel them on the proper use and adverse effects of that medication. In this role, pharmacists ensure the safe and effective use of medications.

This programme prepares graduates for the contemporary role of ensuring that patients optimise medication usage. It also provides an essential platform to the professionals in the multifaceted field of pharmacy with solid technical knowledge base, reasoning, analytical and communication skills so that they can compete with confidence in future challenges.

Career Opportunities

  • Government and Private Hospital Pharmacist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Consultant Pharmacist
  • Researcher
  • Prescribing Advisor

Course Modules

  • Information Skills
  • Co-curriculum
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Physiology I
  • Physiology II
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Immunology
  • Pharmacotoxicology
  • Principles of Effects of Medicine and Therapy on Peripheral Nerves
  • Cardiovascular and Renal Systems Therapy
  • Respiratory and Blood System Therapy
  • Central Nerve Therapy
  • Endocrine and Gastrointestines Therapy
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
  • Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis I
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis II
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Pharmacognosis and Science of Traditional Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmacy Practical I
  • Pharmacy Practical II
  • Pharmacy Practical III
  • Pharmacy Practical IV
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmacy Ethics and Law
  • Physical Pharmacy I
  • Physical Pharmacy II
  • Physical Pharmacy III
  • Physical Pharmacy IV
  • Physical Pharmacy V
  • Quality Assurance
  • Industrial Pharmacy and Regulatory Control
  • Antimicrobial and Antineoplastic
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetic
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Pharmacy I
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Pharmacy II
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Pharmacy III
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Pharmacy IV
  • Pharmacoinformatic
  • Internship
  • English for Pharmacy
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Project

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University of Malaya Contact Details

Department of Pharmacy
3rd Floor, Pharmacy and Allied Health Building
Faculty of Medicine
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,

Phone: +6(03)7967 4964
Fax: +6(03)7967 4959

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