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Faculty of Pharmacy, UKM

Advancing Pharmacy For Health

Masters, PhD, (Research)

Introduction

Research mode programmes offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy emphasis on multidisciplinary research and product development. These research intense programmes are conducted either by laboratory, laboratory-survey based, or survey-based in various area of pharmacy which include:

  • Drug & Herbal Devlopment (DHDC) focus on the identification of chemical leads from natural products for specific therapeutic efficacy leading to the development of new drug candidates against complex and challenging drug targets prior to clinical trials and evaluation of herbs and their products for quality, safety and efficacy as therapeutic agents.
  • Drug Delivery Research (CDDR) focus on contemporary drug delivery issues in order to built rational strategies to drug design. These include acquiring knowledge of the physicochemical properties of traditional and biotechnology based drug moieties as well as understanding the mechanisms of cellular uptake and transport across biological membranes.
  • Quality Management of Medicines (QMM) focus on patterns of drugs usage, efficacy of treatment regimens, adverse drug reaction reporting, awareness about vaccines and their efficacy, pharmacoeconomics, national medicines policy and its implementation.
ProgrammeMode & Duration of StudyIntake
Master of Science2-6 semesters (Full-time)
4-8 semesters (Part-time)
Open throughout the year
Doctor of Phylosophy6-12 semesters (Full-time)
8-14 semesters (Part-time)

 

Entry requirement

Master of Science (Research)

A relevant bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate; or

A relevant bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or

A relevant bachelor’s degree not meeting CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.

* Overseas candidates must meet the English language requirements set by the Faculty and University

IELTS: achieved a minimum score of Band 6.0

OR

TOEFL: achieved a minimum score of 60

OR

CEFR:  achieved a minimum level of B2

OR

MUET: achieved a minimum Level 4 (Band 4)

The Faculty may grant exemption to the conditions set forth above for overseas candidates from a country that uses English as their official language or who have academic qualifications obtained from any institution of higher learning that uses English as their medium of education.

PhD (Research)

A master’s degree accepted by the Senate

Other relevant qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree that are accepted by the Senate

* Overseas candidates must meet the English language requirements set by the Faculty and University

IELTS: achieved a minimum score of Band 6.0

OR

TOEFL: achieved a minimum score of 60

OR

CEFR: achieved a minimum level of B2

OR

MUET: achieved a minimum Level 4 (Band 4)

The Faculty may grant exemption to the conditions set forth above for overseas candidates from a country that uses English as their official language or who have academic qualifications obtained from any institution of higher learning that uses English as their medium of education.

Application is at Graduate Admission Application System (Guest).

For inquiry on study fee for Masters Degree / Doctoral Degree, please refer here.

For further inquiry, kindly contact :

Dr. Norsyahida Mohd Fauzi
Coordinator for PhD & Master Programme (Research)
+603-92898053
pppsffar@ukm.edu.my

Mrs. Norlaili Nazarudin
Administrative Assistant
+603-92897487
laili.farmasi@ukm.edu.my