Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)

AIMST University
Kedah, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 36,184
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 33,309

About this course


Entry Requirements


  • Grades 3Bs OR 2A1C OR 1A1B1C in Biology, Chemistry AND Physics OR Mathematics. Chemistry must be minimum grade B.


  • CGPA 3.0 with grade BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects which is in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Minimum grade B in Chemistry subject.
  • Overall CGPA 3.0

AIMST/Other Foundation in Science*#

  • CGPA 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.
  • Overall CGPA 3.0
  • Duration : Min 1 year

Matriculation/ Pre-medical or Pre-Pharmaceutical Studies*#

  • CGPA 3.0 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.
  • Duration : Min 1 year

Diploma in Science*# (Chemistry/ Biology/ Physics)

  • CGPA 3.75 including minimum grade B in Chemistry.

Diploma in Pharmacy*#

  • CGPA 3.5

Degree in Science

  • Science-based undergraduate degree with CGPA 2.75. (Note : CGPA 2.75 = Grade C+)


  • Pass with B4 in 5 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and any other subject with pass in Bahasa Malaysia.

New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC)

  • Pass New South Wales:Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC) with minimum Grade BBB,ABC or AAC in: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths

CIMP (Canadian International Matriculation Program) Atau CPU (Canadian Pre University)

  • Pass Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)/ Canadian Grade 12/13/ Canadian Pre University (CPU) with minimum 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject.

SAM (South Australian Matriculation)

  • Pass South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with minimum average skor 14 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.

UNSW (University of New South Wales Foundation)

  • Pass UNSW with minimum B4 or 73% (aggregate) in Chemistry.

International Baccalaurate

  • Pass International Baccalaurate (IB) with Minimum score 33 for 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths

Indian Pre University (HSC/SSC)

  • Pass Indian Pre University/HSC/SSC with 80% (aggregate) in Chemistry subject.

HSC Bangladesh

  • Pass HSC Bangladesh with grade A (70-79%) for 3 subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths.

Other Qualification

  • Other equivalent qualification that is recognized by Malaysian government.

#SPM: At least grade B4 or B in the following subjects- Maths ( OR Additional Maths), Chemistry, Physics and
Biology and in another subject.

Interview: All eligible applicants are required to attend an interview (to be conducted by AIMST University.)
*Must obtain minimum grade C in Bahasa Malaysia & English at SPM level & Must obtain minimum band 3 in MUET before graduation


TOEFL score of 550 Or Band 6 in IELTS with minimum Band 5.5 in each skill – Writing, Reading,Listening/Speaking (WRLS)

Malaysian applicants who seek employment in the public sector are required to attain credit in Bahasa Malaysia &


Basic Structure

  • • Year 1 - Students will be exposed to basic communications and English courses as well as basic bioscience subjects.
  • • Year 2 - Students will proceed to technical subjects and compulsory subjects in this year.
  • • Year 3 - Students will take combinations of advance level courses and undergo industrial pharmacy training.
  • • Year 4 - Students will also have to undergo clinical pharmacy training in hospital.

Upon successful completion of the University programme, graduates have to undergo pupilage for 12 months in a government or private hospital or any pharmaceutical industry or pharmacy retail outlet recognized by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, they also have to attach to the government hospital for stipulated time and also pass the Forensic Examination conducted by the Board before they are allowed to provisionally register and practise in the country.

Assessment - a combination of written examinations, industrial training and reports or presentations on project work. 

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