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Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Course overview

Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes February, April, July, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 26,972
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 28,256


The IMU Pharmaceutical Chemistry Degree programme is a combination of pharmaceutical sciences and applied chemistry which introduces students to all aspects of the pharmaceutical and chemical industry and allows them to work in various industries:

  • Pharmaceutical industries – as members of research and development, production, quality control, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, product and technical specialist.
  • Chemical and other industries in the areas of cosmetics and toiletries, oleochemical, polymer, consumer product, food, and biotechnology– assuming active roles in analytical, research and development, quality control, quality assurance, health and safety and product and technical specialist
  • Government laboratories and agencies such as the Chemistry Department, Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, environmental protection unit and forensic science unit.
  • Multinational drug companies – as coordinators of clinical trial studies.

The programme is structured on a multi-prong approach with a formal, informal and hidden curriculum that is implemented by experienced faculty. Students will undergo extensive training in laboratory skills, undertake problem-solving projects and participate in small group learning activities, final year research projects and an industrial attachment (4 months). Students will also be ready to face the workplace with communication and presentation skills, entrepreneurial skills and basic engineering principles.





$ 26,972
Local students
$ 28,256
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


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Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants should have an academic record of higher examinations, diploma, foundation or equivalent, in related subjects and in fulfillment of IMU's benchmark

Language Requirements:

  • MUET band score of 3 (for Malaysian students only)
  • IELTS overall band score of 5.5
  • Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0


Semester 1 
Basic Mathematics and Statistics
Biological Science
General Chemistry
Human Biology
Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I
General Pharmacology
MPU-U2 (Academic Communication)

Semester 2
Environmental Chemistry
& Toxicology
Ethics & Laboratory Safety
Pharmaceutical Organic
Chemistry Il
Data Analytics I
Formulation Science

Semester 3
Basic and Applied Microbiology
Data Analytics Il
Pharmaceutical Analysis I|
Pharmaceutics I
Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Semester 4
Inorganic Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmaceutical Analysis II

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Pharmaceutics Il

Polymer Chemistry

MPU-U4 (Social Responsibility)

Semester 5
Heterocyclic Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Analysis Ill
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutics III|
Physical Chemistry

Semester 6 

Semester 7
Research Methodology
Research Project

MPU Semester

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