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Faculty of Bioeconomics, Food & Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology | Geomatika

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology – 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. For more details, you can read on explanation for Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology.

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First Year

  • Anatomy
  • Behavioral Science
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology – I
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Microbiology
  • Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology – II
  • Pharmacological Screening Methods
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology

Second Year

  • Pharmacoeconomic
  • General Chemistry
  • Pharmacology III
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Drug Regulation
  • Animal Physiology
  • Pharmacology in drug discovery
  • Pharmacology – IV
  • Pathology
  • Animal behaviour

Third Year

  • Pharmacometric
  • Toxicology – I (General Toxicology)
  • Pharmacotherapeutics – I
  • Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Toxicology – II (Organ & System Toxicology)
  • Final Project II
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology

Third Year

  • Industrial Training / Research Studies

Local Admission

Pass STPM in Science Stream CGPA of 2.00 with Grade C in minimum two (2) subject including one (1) science subject; OR
Foundation in Science with CGPA 3.00; OR
A – Level / Foundation / Matriculation
Pass A-Level / Matriculation / Foundation or Pre-University programme with a minimum Grade C for three (3) subjects and B in minimum one (1)  science subjects; OR
Pass Diploma in Pharmacy (Level 4, MQF) with CGPA 2.00; OR
Any other Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in Science with CGPA 2.50; OR

Any equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government

International Admission

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

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Band 5.5
TOEFL: Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Score 450

** For students who do not have the above English Qualification, they must undergo Geomatika’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
Study Pathways are available as per the following :

  • Continue To Master And PhD In Science Pharmacology
  • Emergency First Aid Training Certificate
  • Animal Handling Training Certificate
  • Cosmetic Formulation Training Certificate

Why Study at Universiti Geomatika Malaysia for
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmacology | Geomatika