BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONS) PHARMACOLOGY

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Approval Code

N/727/6/0078 (14/8/2021)

Accreditation

PA 8053

Course Duration

3.6 Years

Course Mode

Full Time / Part Time

Pharmacology is an exciting branch of experimental science concerned with the action of drugs on living tissues and their components, with an emphasis on how drugs work. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology focuses more on the research aspect of this science, teaching the student to investigate the effects of chemical compounds and to innovate ways of creating remedies to the many physical and mental ailments which affect people and animals.

The massive research expenditure of Malaysian pharmaceutical companies and the fierce competition in the field ensures a continual demand for well-trained pharmacology graduates. This degree will give you a thorough understanding of pharmacology, an advanced knowledge of the design, mechanism of action, breakdown, and potential toxic effects of drugs used in the treatment of disease, as well as the design of new drugs.

First Year

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Behavioural science
  • Pharmacology I
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmacological Screening Method
  • Biochemistry

Second Year

  • General Psycology
  • General Chemistry
  • General Pathology
  • Pharmacology III
  • Animal Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology IV
  • System Pathology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Organisational Behaviour

Third Year

  • Immunology
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Toxicology I
  • Toxicology II
  • Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacogenomic
  • Pharmacoeconomic
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biostatistics & Research Method
  • Environmental Science
  • Preclinical Studies

Fourth Year

  • Industrial Training / Research Studies

Local Admission

STPM

  • Pass STPM in Science Stream CGPA of 2.00 with Grade C in minimum one (1) science subject: OR

Diploma

  • Pass Diploma in Pharmacy with CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Any other Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in Science with CGPA of 2.00; OR

Foundation / Matriculation / A - Level

  • Foundation in Science with GPA of 3.00; OR
  • Pass A – Level, Matriculation, Foundation or Pre-University Programme with minimum Grade C for three (3) subjects and B in minimum one (1) Science subjects; OR

Any equivalent qualification recognize by Malaysian Government

International Admission

The English Language Entry Requirement for International Student at GEOMATIKA University College are as follows:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 3.0
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika College International’s English Program

Employment opportunities are available as per the following :

  • Poultry Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Informatics & Nanotechnology
  • Drug & Cosmetic Industry
  • Toxicity & Safety Testing
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Drug Information Center
  • Hospital & Business Development
  • Veterinary Science & Technology
  • Clinical Trials
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Dean of Faculty

Dr K. Saminathan
PhD. (OIUAMM-India, Pharm (TTNDMU-India, M.BA (AU- Sri Lanka)
saminathan@geomatika.edu.my

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Head of Program

Dr. Tavamani Balan
PhD Pharmacology and Toxicology, UPM
drtavamani@geomatika.edu.my