DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY

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Approval Code

R2/727/4/0068 (25/6/2021)

Accreditation

A 6904

Course Duration

3.0 Years

Course Mode

Full Time

Pharmacy is the art and science of dispensing medicines which involves preparation and formulation of drugs and also educating the public about medicine. Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences, and it is responsible for ensuring safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs.

According to the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, the ratio of pharmacist to a patient in the year 2010 is 1:4700. This shows that the country is still faced with a shortage of pharmacy support staff in the hospital, clinics, and public health services. Diploma in Pharmacy in Geomatika University College aims to produce high-quality pharmacy assistant to support the progress of pharmaceutical field in Malaysia.

First Year

  • Mathematics
  • General Chemistry
  • Microbiology Pharmacy
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Drug Therapy l

Second Year

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Drug Therapy ll
  • Extemporaneous Dispensing ll
  • Pharmaceutics ll
  • Occupational Safety and Hazards
  • Computer Application in Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Sterile Pharmacy Services
  • Behavioural Sciences

Third Year

  • Hospital Training ll
  • Final Project and Presentation

Local Admission

SPM / SPMV

  • Pass with at least credits in three (3) subjects including Mathematics OR Science AND Pass Bahasa Melayu; OR

STAM

  • Pass with rank “Maqbul”; OR

STPM

  • Pass with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in one (1) subject; OR

O - Level

  • Pass with at least Grade C in three (3) subjects including Mathematics OR Science; OR

Certificate

  • Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics OR Science; OR
  • Obtain Cerificate (MQF level 3) in relevant field by PPT recognized by Government of Malaysia with at least 2.00 minimum CGPA; OR
  • Obtain Certificate in Vocational/ Technical/ Community College/ SKM (level 3) in relevant field AND Pass SPM with at least one (1) credit;

Any equivalent qualifications 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 :

  • Pharmacist Assistant in private or government hospital or clinics
  • Clinical Research Assistant
  • Marketing Officer (Medical divide/ medicine)
  • Research and Development Laboratory Assistant
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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

Laila Subra
S1 Apoteker, Universitas Padjajaran (UNPAD)
laila@geomatika.edu.my