|Approval Code||R/727/7/0006; 02/2021|
|Subject Area||Pharmacy (Technology)|
|Course Mode||Full-time or Part-time|
|Course Duration||Full Time 1-3 years; Part Time 2-5 years|
|Course Location||Kuala Lumpur|
|Intakes||January and July|
Under UCSI University’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the MQA-approved Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology aims to equip science graduates with enhanced knowledge to conduct research and development for the local and global science & technology industry. Through this postgraduate programme, learners will contribute positively to the betterment of the society by pioneering advances in pharmaceutical research and development.
Taught by the faculty’s professional academicians, the programme seeks to instill learners with life-long learning to develop creative, critical problem-solving skills with good communication, management and leadership skills. It will also open doors to career development opportunities for science graduates.
Using a mixed-mode structure, this structural combination of coursework and dissertation oﬀers advanced knowledge in pharmaceutical technology, as well as ‘elective’ management courses under the Faculty of Business & Information Science.
To facilitate teaching and learning, UCSI University provides computer labs, teaching / research laboratories, a library equipped with online database search services, and modern postgraduate teaching and research instruments. The programme also stipulates the completion of individual pharmaceutical technology research projects.
This programme is suitable for working professionals
BSc in Pharmacy OR B. Pharm (Hons) degree OR equivalent undergraduate degree in related field.
Minimum CGPA of 2.75.
Five (5) years relevant working experience is required for applicants who do not meet the minimum CGPA.
Faculty to assess before admission.
- Formulation design and development scientist in Pharmaceutical companies
- Research & development officer in government sector
- Pharmaceutical regulatory affairs officers
- Pharmaceutical quality assurance & control officer in Pharmaceutical companies
- Pharmaceutical sales and marketing
- Advanced Drug Delivery System
- Research II*
*The duration of candidature is dependent on the completion of taught courses and progress of research project.
**Duration of Research II is subjected to progress and completion of research project.
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