Monash University Malaysia
Monash University Malaysia

Monash University Malaysia


Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science


Bachelor's Degree Program
Year Established
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science
Awarding Institution
Monash University
Recognition of Qualification
Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, Monash University Australia & Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
Course Duration
3 years
Class Location
  • Monash University Malaysia

Course Syllabus

Major Subjects
Drug discovery biology
You'll have the opportunity to align your interests with particular aspects of the drug discovery pipeline. You might be attracted to drug discovery biology, which is about gaining an understanding of what causes different types of diseases and how current medicines work at a molecular level to treat them. You'll receive hands-on experience designing experiments to identify and assess new biological targets for the development of novel drugs.

Medicinal chemistry
You'll integrate your knowledge of how drugs work into the design of new medicines in medicinal chemistry, which represents the intersection of biology and chemistry. You'll learn contemporary approaches to the design of new bioactive molecules and their development into potential medicines from conception through to their clinical use. By applying the principles and techniques of organic chemistry, medicinal chemists discover and develop compounds that prevent, treat, or cure disease.

Pharmaceutical formulations
Formulation science enables you to understand the principles of designing pharmaceutical products and how medicines are absorbed and travel around the body to the site of action. Drawing on techniques used in the pharmaceutical industry, we'll teach you how to formulate chemical products in a wide range of applications, such as consumer products, cosmetics, paints and food.

Entry Requirement

Qualification Score
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) 72.5%*
A Level GCE 9.5
ATAR 82.5
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 18
Indian School Certificate Examination 72.5%
All India Senior School Certificate Examination 78.5%
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB Diploma Program) 29
STPM, Malaysia 8.8
UEC, Malaysia ≤3.8
Program Matrikulasi (Matriculation Program), Malaysia 2.84
Ontario Secondary School Diploma 83.2%
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) 11
High School Diploma, Vietnam 8.35
UNSW Foundation Studies 7.75
Foundation in Science and Technology, Sunway College 72.5%

Course Fees

< RM10000 (estimated total amount of the tuition and miscellaneous fees for the entire program)

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