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MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy, MPharm

University of Reading Malaysia, Malaysia

University of Reading Malaysia

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MPharmFull-time4 yearsSeptemberMYR 46 per yearMYR 52 per year

About MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy, MPharm - at University of Reading Malaysia

The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) is a centre of excellence in pharmacy education and research. Our innovative, exciting and fully integrated programme prepares first-class pharmacy graduates ready for the healthcare challenges facing society.

Pharmacy is a diverse profession whose members help others in a variety of ways. Staff in the Reading School of Pharmacy Malaysia have a friendly and enthusiastic style, and will teach you the knowledge and communication skills that are essential to succeed as a pharmacist. Our four-year degree programme incorporates clinical training and scientific understanding, enabling you to develop an in-depth knowledge of key therapeutic areas.

Choose to study for MPharm 2+2 (Hons) degree at UoRM and you will have a unique opportunity to study for two years at our Malaysia campus and two years at our campus in Reading in the UK.  You will also have the opportunity to seek a pre-registration training post in the UK (subject to visa approval) before you sit your Pre-Registration Assessment and can register with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

During your first year, you will study scientific theory as well as taking part in pharmacy training programs in hospital and community settings where you can put your knowledge into real-life situations.

As you progress, you will learn more about the understanding and management of human diseases and undertake longer placements. This will be followed by a dissertation and your extended fourth-year research project which allows you to cover your chosen subject of interest in depth, under the supervision of highly qualified researchers working at the University of Reading Malaysia School of Pharmacy.

    Core subject areas include:
  • Human physiology
  • Cell physiology
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Medical microbiology
  • Statistics and epidemiology
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Management and business

All undergraduate degrees from the University of Reading in the UK and in Malaysia are Honours Degrees.

Notes about fees for this course

Home Fees – RM pa
2017/18: 46,250

International Fees – RM pa
2017/18: 52,500

Entry requirements

A Level: BBB including minimum Grade B in Chemistry and one other science subject (Biology, Maths, Physics or Psychology).

STPM: BBB including minimum Grade B in Chemistry and one other science subject (Biology, Maths or Physics).

UEC: minimum 5A2s including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, English and one other subject; excluding Chinese Language.

International Baccalaureate: 32-34 points overall including 6 in Chemistry and 5 in one other science subject, both at higher level.

Other entry qualifications at equivalent levels will be accepted for entry onto this programme.

Pre-requisites (for Malaysian only):
SPM / IGCSE: SPM / IGCSE: minimum 5Bs, to be composed of: Biology, Chemistry and Physics, plus: Maths and Additional Maths; or Maths or Additional Maths, plus one other subject. Also: English 1119 minimum 4Bs and SPM Bahasa Melayu minimum B

All eligible candidates will be invited for an interview on campus or via skype/telephone

IELTS: (to be achieved before graduation) 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0

All eligible candidates will be invited for an interview on campus or via Skype/telephone.

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