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Programme Details

A holder of the Diploma in Pharmacy will have developed an understanding of a body of knowledge in the field of compounding and dispensing, acquired sufficient communication ability, analytical capability, problem solving capacity and IT know-how that can be applied in pharmaceutical care, under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

Entry Requirements

  • Fulfill the General Requirements of the University and the Specific Requirements of the Programme.
  • A pass in SPM or its equivalence as recognized by the Malaysian Government with at least FIVE (5) credits including Bahasa Melayu
  • A minimum grade B in:
    • Additional Math/Math
    • Chemistry
    • Biology


  • A pass in UiTM's Pre-Diploma Science (PD008) with a CGPA of at least 3.30.

Student Intake

The intake for Diploma in Pharmacy program, is once a year, in July.

Program Duration

Three (3) years or six (6) semesters.

Program Structure

The conduct of the program includes lectures, problem based learning, tutorials, practical sessions, computer-aided interactive learning (CAL) and clinical pharmacy training.


Students may apply for scholarships or loans offered by various State Governments, Academic Foundations, Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) or the private sector.

The conduct of the programme includes lectures, problem based learning, tutorials, practical sessions, computer-aided interactive learning and clinical pharmacy training.

Course Outline

Semester I
Chemistry I
Mathematics I
Life Sciences I
Introduction to Pharmaceutics
ICT for Pharmacy
Preparatory English
Insan dan Manhaj Ketuhanan

Semester II
Chemistry II
Anatomy & Physiology
Liquid Dosage Forms
Mathematics II
Mainstream English I
Kemasyarakatan dan Kenegaraan
Semester III
Semi Solid and Sterile Dosage FormsOral
Solid Dosage Forms
Sterile Pharmaceutics
Basic Pharmacology and Pharmacotheraphy of the PNS
Mainstream English II
Sistem Moral dan Etika
Semester IV
Hospital Pharmacy
Pharmacotherapy of the CNS, GI, Endocrine and Skeletal Systems
Chemotherapeutics, Dermatologicals and Immunologicals
Basic Entrepreneurship
Semester V
Hospital Pharmacy Training I
Semester VI
Hospital Pharmacy Training II

Job Opportunities

Pharmacy assistants help registered, licensed pharmacists to dispense medications and healthcare products to patients. There is strong demand for Pharmacy Assistants in government and private hospitals, community pharmacies and the pharmaceutical Industry. The job prospect is expected to be further enhanced due to the current and future expansion of healthcare services in the country.

Qualified Diploma of Pharmacy holders of students can apply to pursue Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.) programme.


Application can be made through: http://www.mohe.gov.my

Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi, Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia,
Aras 1, Blok E9, Parcel E,
Presint 1
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
62505 Putrajaya. 
Main Campus

Faculty of Pharmacy,
Level 11, FF1 Building,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
Puncak Alam Campus,
42300 Bandar Puncak Alam,
Selangor, MALAYSIA
Tel: +603-32584601

Fax: +603-32584602


Faculty of Pharmacy,
Penang Campus,
Universiti Teknologi MARA,
Jalan Permatang Pauh,
13500 Permatang Pauh, Penang.
Tel: (604) 3823424
Fax: (604) 3823448

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:00