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MPharm (Clinical Pharmacy)

OVERVIEW

The School also offers degree of MPharm (Clinical Pharmacy) by coursework. In a continuing effort to advance, expand and promote the practice of Clinical Pharmacy, the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences offer a structured programme leading to the degree of the Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm - Clinical Pharmacy). This M. Pharm programme will prepare students with specialised knowledge and skills to assume his/her roles in the provision of pharmaceutical care. The Clinical Pharmacy component has its training site at the Penang Hospital and Seberang Jaya Hospital where clinicians are also involved in collaborative projects on drug metabolism, bioavailability and pharmacokinetics.

Courses

Didactic Courses

Semester I

  • Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Biostatistics, Study Design and Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Semester II

  • Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Pharmacotherapeutics III
  • Pharmacotherapeutics IV
  • Pharmacotherapeutics V

Core Clerkship Courses

  • Internal Medicine
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Surgery
  • Paediatrics

Research Project and Dissertation

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
www.pha.usm.my

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

For Malaysian Applicants:

  • BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia or an equivalent degree in Pharmacy from a recognized University, with CGPA of 2.75/4.0 or above; OR

  •  A BPharm or BSc (Hons) (Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.5 - 2.74, subject to additional requirements below and approval from the school postgraduate committee and the school board:

    • Professional experience in related field- 3 year; or,
    • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceeding(s)) in related field; or,
    • Grade B for major/ elective courses; or,
    • Grade B+ in final year project

For International applicants

  • BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia or an equivalent degree in Pharmacy from a recognized University, with CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above; OR
  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons) (Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.75 - 2.99, subject to additional requirements below and approval from the school postgraduate committee and the school board:
    • Professional experience in related field- 3 year; or,
    • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceeding(s)) in related field; or,
    • Grade B for major/ elective courses; or,
    • Grade B+ in final year project

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Applicable to International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Paper-based); or
  • A minimum score of 213 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (computer-based); or
  • A minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language) (Internet-based); or
  • A minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System); or
  • English is the candidate’s mother tongue or National Language; or
  • The candidate graduated from an Institution of Higher Learning in which the medium of instruction at Bachelor and Master level is English; or
  • English courses offered by British Council. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses offered by School of Languages, Literacies and Translation (The level of qualification and the relevant courses are to be identified by the University Postgraduate Studies Council); or
  • English courses from selected Malaysian public/private university or institution. (The level of qualification and the relevant courses should be previously identified and approved by the University Postgraduate Studies Council).

DURATIONS

Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semesters
*Intake commences in September only

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 365.00 X 40 Units = 14600.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 136.25 X 40 Units = 5450.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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