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Faculty: Faculty of Applied Sciences
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements
MSc Biotechnology Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology or other related sciences.
PhD in Biotechnology Masters in related field or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian government.

 

Course DurationFT: Min 1 Yr & Max 3 Yrs ; PT: Min 2 Yrs & Max 6 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The objective of the postgraduate programmes is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of Biotechnology field. This will enable graduates to be competent in handling basic and applied research in their chosen specialities.

Course Structure

Research Areas:

  • Vaccine development
  • Molecular Biology
  • Rapid Molecular diagnostics
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Biodiversity and in vitro conservation
  • Protease Receptors & Allergens
  • Bioremediation
  • Microbial Pathology (Plant)
  • Abiotic Stress Plants
  • Tissue and Cell Culture
  • Bioreactors & Modelling
  • Solid State Fermentation
  • Plant Genetic Transformation
  • Signal Transduction Pathways
  • Immunology & Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Functional Genomics & Proteomics
  • Fish Breeding Under Improvement
  • Nutritional requirment of fishes
  • Medicinal Plants & Bioprospecting
  • Bioinformatics
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Cholera vaccine
  • Cholera diagnostics
  • Biosensors & Biomaterials

Programme Structure
Research, Thesis Examination and Viva-voce.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

MSc Biotechnology:

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biotechnology or other related sciences.

PhD in Biotechnology:

Masters in related field or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian government.

Course DurationFT: Min 2 Yrs & Max 6 Yrs; PT: Min 4 Yrs & Max 8 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The objective of the postgraduate programmes is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of Biotechnology field. This will enable graduates to be competent in handling basic and applied research in their chosen specialities.

Course Structure

Research Areas:

  • Vaccine development
  • Molecular Biology
  • Rapid Molecular diagnostics
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Biodiversity and in vitro conservation
  • Protease Receptors & Allergens
  • Bioremediation
  • Microbial Pathology (Plant)
  • Abiotic Stress Plants
  • Tissue and Cell Culture
  • Bioreactors & Modelling
  • Solid State Fermentation
  • Plant Genetic Transformation
  • Signal Transduction Pathways
  • Immunology & Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Functional Genomics & Proteomics
  • Fish Breeding Under Improvement
  • Nutritional requirment of fishes
  • Medicinal Plants & Bioprospecting
  • Bioinformatics
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Cholera vaccine
  • Cholera diagnostics
  • Biosensors & Biomaterials

Programme Structure:

Research, Thesis Examination and Viva-voce.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Business & Management
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

A bachelor’s Degree:

A bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 as accepted by AIMST University Senate; OR
Other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 that are accepted by HEI Senate.

An English Certificate of IELTS/TOEFL (International applicants only)

Course DurationPT: 2.5 Yrs to 4 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimePart Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Business Administration (Biotechnology Management), is an innovative programme designed for graduates in life sciences to enhance their skills in two sectors. i.e, biotechnology and management to meet national and international market demands. This focused MBA programme blends current academic theory with practical application of management skills in the areas of operation, marketing, human resources, business strategy, finance, international regulatory standards and in areas of modern biotechnology including recombinant DNA technology, microbial technology, immuno-technology, bioinformatics, bioethics and bioregulations. This collaborative programme will enhance the career advancement of the professionals employed in biotech related industries and enable them to take up highly competitive senior positions. The MBA in Biotechnology Management is best suited for life sciences graduates who desire to obtain executive and managerial positions in industry.

Course Structure

Salient features of MBA (Biotechnology Management)

  • Accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)
  • Industry driven programme to meet the Biotech industry's requirement
  • Expertise in Management and Biotechnology thrust areas
  • Part time MBA (Biotechnology Management) programme
  • State-of-the-art Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory (AMBL) facility
  • Cutting-edge research through industry and university collaborations
  • Competitive tuition fees

The programme carries 45 credits equivalent to 13 modules in Business Management and Biotechnology Management with 1 participatory project offered. Face-to-face lectures will be conducted for each at AIMST University Campus. Each academic session three intakes in January, May, and September each year.
Courses by Groups:

MBA Core Management Skills

  • Organizational Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Statistics and Decision Analysis
  • Law and Ethical Issues in Business
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Operation and Technology Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management

Biotechnology Management- Components

  • Healthcare Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Biotechnology

Master Project

  • Participatory Project

Assessment

The assessments are done through 2 components:

  1. Continuous assessment based on students’ project papers, assignments and presentations and group
  2. A written examination

Assessment Methods & Types:

  • Coursework 60%
  • Final Exam 40 %

For Participatory Project students are required to prepare a dissertation on the research work. The dissertation will be evaluated by panel of examiners and a viva-voce will be conducted.

Course Career Path(s)

MBA (Biotechnology Management) provides balanced scientific knowledge with strong management skills and capabilities to graduates entering the biotech industry at a middle executive level position. It positions those wishing to transition from scientific/technical roles to senior management level position in biotech, pharmaceutical, agricultural and allied industries. Career Opportunities in the areas of:

  • R & D Management
  • Quality Control
  • Technology Development
  • Production Management
  • Biotech Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Technology Management
  • Project Management

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements
  • A first degree from recognized universities or equivalent academic qualification from an overseas establishment recognized by the University Senate.
  • An English Certificate of IELTS / TOEFL (International applicants only)
Course DurationPT: Min 2.5 Yrs/Max 4 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimePart Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The objective of the master’s programme is to provide a unique opportunity to healthcare professional, thus enabling them to develop and enhance their leadership potential and specific skill-sets which are seen to be a top priority in healthcare management, particularly in today’s highly charged competitive business environment. Healthcare professionals with requisite business management skill and knowledge are increasingly in demand to meet newly emerging industry standards and the growing needs of the healthcare industry. These healthcare specialists are empowered to create and deliver value in high performing healthcare organizations.

Participants embarking on this program will go through an integrated learning experience that will broaden their leadership style and strategic management skill-sets, ultimately laying the foundation for strategic innovative thinking that is germane in creating competitive edge for the organizations they engaged.

Course Structure

The programme carries 45 credits equivalents to 13 modules in business management and healthcare management and 1 participatory project offered on open distance learning mode. Face-to-face tutorials are conducted at the beginning and middle of each semester at AIMST University Campus.

COURSES BY GROUP
CREDIT VALUE
MBA Core & Management Skills
• Organizational Management
• Managerial Economics
• Statistics and Decision Analysis
• Law and Ethical Issues in Business
• Businesses Planning
• Marketing Management
• Management Accounting
• Operation and Technology Management
• Financial Management
• Strategic Management
• Introduction to Health Service Management
• Leadership and Management in Health
• Epidemiology, Statistics and Information System
• Participatory Project

3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
6 Credits

Assessment
The assessment are done through 2 component : (i) continuous assessment, based on the students project papers, assignment and presentations by individuals and group (ii) a written final examination.

Assessment Methods & Types
•  Coursework 60%
•  Final Exam 40%

For Participatory Projects, students are required to prepare a mini-thesis research work. The thesis will be evaluated by a panel of examiners and a viva-voce will be conducted.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Bachelor’ Degree:

Bachelor’ Degree in related field from AIMST or other institutions recognized by the University Senate.

An English Certification of IELTS / TOEFL (International applicants only).

Course DurationFT: Min 1.5 Yrs & Max 3 Yrs; PT: Min 3 Yrs & Max 6 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The objective of the master programme is to provide graduate students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of management in a discipline or a multidisciplinary field. The focused research and training in the programme will enable the graduate students to be competent in handling basic or applied research in their chosen specialities.

Participants embarking on this programme will enhance their research management skills in the areas of management studies, produce holistic individuals with wisdom and visionary thoughts in managing change within a dynamic business environment, produce graduates who can apply business theory & practice, and at the same time contribute to the larger community.

Why Choose Master of Science in Management at AIMST University?

Management has emerged as an important and required area of studies in the present world. The role of management plays a major role in the success of any organization. Organizations have recognized academicians as the experts on a wide range of issues. Therefore the demand for faculty researchers and educators has increased.

Our Master of Science in Management programme provides a close collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Management and other external organizations and government. We focus on relevant research areas in the interest of the business world. Various approaches to training/developing our graduate students for managerial and academics roles are utilized.

Course Structure

Research, Thesis Examination and Viva-voce.

A candidate may be required to supplement the research program by attendance at a formal enrolment in additional *subjects, if theirs are considered a necessary adjunct to the course.

*Pre-requisite courses: Research Methodology, Ethical Issues in Business Research.

Assessment
The assessments are evaluated using 2 components:

  • Continuous assessment: *final examination, student’s progress reports and self-learning.
  • Final Assessment: written thesis and viva-voce.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level: Ph.D Studies
Level of Study Ph.D Studies
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Master Degree:

A Master Degree from a recognized university or an equivalent academic qualification from an overseas establishment approved by the University Senate.

An English Certification of IELTS / TOEFL ( International applicants only )

Course DurationFT: Min 3 Yrs & Max 5 Yrs; PT: Min 4 Yrs & Max 8 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The objective of the doctoral programme is to provide graduate students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of management in a disciplinary or multidisciplinary field. The focused research and training in the programme will enable the graduate students to be competent in handling basic or applied research in their chosen specialities.

Participants embarking on this programme will enhance their research management skills in the area of management studies, be imbued with holistic skills in managing change within a dynamic business environment, become visionary graduates capable of applying best business theories to practice, thus providing a valuable service to the community at large.

Why Choose Doctor of Philosophy in Management at AIMST University?

Management has emerged as an important and required area of studies in the present world. Organizations have recognized academicians as the experts on a wide range of issues. Management plays a major role in the success of any organization. Therefore the demand for faculty researchers and educators has increased.

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Management program provides a close collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Management and other external organizations and the government. We focus on relevant research areas in the interest of the business world. Various approaches to training/developing our graduate students for managerial and academic roles are utilized.

Course Structure

Research, Thesis Examination and Viva-voce.
A candidate may be required to supplement the research program by attendance at a formal enrolment in additional *subjects, if theirs are considered a necessary adjunct to the course.

*Pre-requisite courses: Research Methodology, Ethical Issues in Business Research.

Assessment

The assessments are evaluated using 2 components:

  • Continuous assessment: *final examination, student’s progress reports and self-learning.
  • Final Assessment: written thesis and viva-voce.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering & Computer Technology
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Degree/Bachelor in Electrical Engineering / Electronic Engineering / Communications Engineering
Or its Equivalent from a recognised Institution:

Minimum CGPA of 2.75.

Course DurationFT: Min 1 Yrs & Max 3 Yrs; PT: Min 2 Yrs & Max 4 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

This programme offers necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to effortlessly integrate graduates into the mobile, wireless and satellite communication industries of private and government sectors. The programme also incorporates the development of the student’s skills at setting procedures for design, problem solving, report writing, thesis writing and to carry out their research.

Objective

  • To produce competent graduates who are equipped with design thinking skills to enable them to effectively conceive new products and services and also skilled in a wide range of mobile, wireless and satellite communications industries.
  • To train produce graduates with excellent communication, project management, team working, business development and entrepreneurship skills to practice mobile, wireless and satellite communications effectively.
  • Graduates will have sufficient breadth and depth in advanced mobile and wireless communications, prepared for specialized research studies in the field of mobile, wireless and satellite communications.
  • Graduates will have a broad understanding of contemporary issues, social responsibilities, particularly how they impact the mobile, wireless and satellite communications profession.

 

Course Structure

Students need to complete 40 credits which includes Research Methodology and Individual Project.

Courses :
•  Mobile Communications
• Advanced Communication Systems
•  Advanced Digital Signal Processing
•  Satellite Communications

Course Career Path(s)

Masters holder in Mobile, Wireless and Satellite Communications can be employed as Principle Engineers or Senior Engineers as well as
Academicians, Researchers and Consultants in reputable industries.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Bachelor in Microbiology (Hons), or other related science degree.

Course DurationFT: 1 Yr; PT: 2 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Medical Microbiology. This innovative programme provides a solid foundation in medical microbiology as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of medical microbiology and incorporates local requirement as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme has been develop to provide postgraduate training in medical microbiology and is intended for students graduating from life science and related disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge of microbiology and / or wish to pursue a career in the medical sciences.

Course Structure

Duration:

1 year full-time study OR 2 year part-time study on campus

Language of Instruction:

English

Components of the Programme

The programme is fully research based. Component of the programme are not subjects based but are divided according to the research areas / expertise:
Medical Bacteriology, Medical Virology, Medical Mycology, Medical Biotechnology, Medical Biosensors, Bioinformatics and Genetic Engineering.

Assessment

Examination of the M. Sc Thesis is the main assessment method. The thesis will be examined by the supervisor, an internal examiner and an external examiner. Successful completion of research project and defence of this project is also required for graduation.

Besides the thesis, there will be continuous assessments for monitoring the research progress. The tools used may include proposal presentation, research progress reports, portfolio, journal club presentations, publication and conference participation.

Course Career Path(s)

•  Undergraduate teaching in medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing and physiotherapy schools
•  Further research leading to a PhD

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, MBBS, Bachelor from the following areas:
Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedicine, Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics from any accredited institution.

Course Duration2 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Human Anatomy. This innovative programme provides solid foundation in human anatomy as a basis for teaching, as well as basic and applied research. It considers all aspects of human anatomy and incorporates local requirements as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme has been developed to provide postgraduate training in human anatomy and is intended for students graduating from life sciences and related disciplines who wish to extend their knowledge of anatomy and / or who wish to pursue a career in the anatomical sciences.

Course Structure
Duration 2 year full-time study on campus
Language of Instruction English

Components of the Programme

Year 1 Introduction to Health Professional [1 Credit, MQF Level 7] Human Anatomy (a composite of the following taught module with lab components) [Compulsorymodules : Anatomy of Musculoskeletal, Nuerovascular, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Reproductive, Central Nervous System and Renal Systems, Anatomical Techniques, Human Genetics and Clinical Anatomy; Elective modules: Comparative Anatomy, Radiological Anatomy, Forensic Anatomy and Medical Imaging]
Year 2 Research Methods, Biostatistics & Ethics (taught module; 2.5 Credits); Research Projects; Seminar on Advanced Topics & Journal Club (0.5 Credit), Training & Assessment [all at MQF Level 7]

Foundation Programme (4 months)
This programme consists of three taught modules : Fundamentals in Humans Anatomy, Human Physiology and Medical Biochemistry [total 15 Core Credits at Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6]. The Foundation Programme is optional for those whose entry qualification is MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm or Biomedicine; candidates whose primary qualification is not one of the above degrees must undergo this programme.

Assessment
There is an examination at the end of the Foundation Programme, 3 theory papers and a practical exam paper at the Year 1, one written paper in Research Methods and Biostatistics in Year 2. Successful completion of a report of research project and defence of this project is also required for graduation.

Course Career Path(s)

•  Undergraduate teaching in Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing and Physiotherapy schools
•  Further research leading to a PhD

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Bachelor in Biochemistry (Hons), or other related science degree.

Course DurationFT: 1 Yr; PT: 2 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry that is purely research based. This programme is designed to train graduates to demonstrate:

  • Basic knowledge in the fields of Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Information Technology, Genetic, Medical Biochemistry and Bioinformatics.
  • Plan and conduct a given research projects, analyse and interpret the data obtained.
  • Motivation and skill required to pursue further research and life-long learning.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Skills in the use and application of information technology tools.
  • Leadership qualities and the ability to work in a team.
  • Managerial and entrepreneurial skills.
Course Structure

Duration:

Full-time : 1 year; Part-time : 2 years

Language of Instruction:

English

Components of the Programme

The candidate will be engaged in lab-based research formulated in consultation with research supervisors and co-supervisors and carried out under their supervision.

Foundation Programme (4 months)

This programme consists of three taught modules : Fundamentals in Humans Anatomy, Human Physiology and Medical Biochemistry [total 15 Core Credits at Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6]. The Foundation Programme is optional for those whose entry qualification is MBBS, BDS, B.Pharma or Biomedicine; candidates whose primary qualification is not one of the above degrees must undergo this programme. There is an examination at the end of this Foundation Programme.

Assessment

Continuous assessment will be done through the assessment of interim presentation of projects work. The final assessment and recommendation for graduation is primarily based on the evaluation of the candidate’s report of research projects and his/her defence of this projects.

Course Career Path(s)

•  Further research towards a PhD
•  R & D Management
•  Marketing and Sales
•  Patents and Intellectual Property Right
•  Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Control
•  Genetic Counseling and Forensic Science
•  Biosafety
•  Teacher in Academic Institutions

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

MBBS, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Hons), Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Course Duration2 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

AIMST University now offers a Master of Science in Medical Physiology. The programme is designed to enable graduates to acquire and demonstrate: Acceptable level of understanding of the structure and functioning of the human body, aptitude for research in a field related to the discipline of medical physiology, aptitude to teach physiology to undergraduate students in the professions and for pursuing evidence-informed physiology education, high standards of professional conducts and aptitude for continuous professional development.

Course Structure

Duration:

2 year full-time study on campus

Language of Instruction:

English

Components of the Programme:

Year 1 Introduction to Health Professional [1 Credit, MQF Level 7] and Medical Physiology [a composite of 9 taught module with lab components; 20 Core Credits at MQF Level 7]; the 9 Core Modules are: General and Cellular Basis of Medical Physiology, Physiology of Nerve and Muscle, Hematology & Immunology, Gastrointestinal Physiology, Endocrinology & Reproduction, Cardiovascular Physiology, Pulmonary Physiology, Renal and Acid-Base Physiology
Year 2 Research Methods, Biostatistics & Ethics (taught module; 2.5 Credits); Research Projects (16 Credits); Seminar on Advanced Topics & Journal Club (0.5 Credit), Training in Teaching & Assessment; Electives (1 Credits) [all at MQF Level 7]

Foundation Programme:

This programme consists of three taught modules : Fundamentals in Humans Anatomy, Human Physiology and Medical Biochemistry [total 15 Core Credits at Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) Level 6]. The Foundation Programme is optional for those whose entry qualification is MBBS, BDS, B.Pharm, B.Nursing or B. Biomedical Sciences; candidates whose primary qualification is not one of the above degrees must undergo this programme.

Assessment:

There is an examination at the end of the Foundation Programme, 3 theory papers and a practical examination at the end of Year1, one written paper in Research Methods and Biostatistics in Year 2. Successful completing of a report of research projects and defence of this projects is also required for graduation.

Course Career Path(s)

•  Further research leading to a PhD
•  Teaching careers in academia

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Faculty: Faculty of Pharmacy
Level: Master's Degree Level
Level of Study Master's Degree Level
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Entry Requirements

Degree in Pharmacy:

  • with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but above 2.50, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR
  • not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of ten (10) years working experience in a relevant field.
Course DurationFT: 1 Yr; PT: 2 Yrs
FeesRefer to Univ.
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
Course Description

The Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) programme in AIMST University is tailored to fortify students in order to enhance their skills in evidence-based practice, rationale use of medications, practice-based research and provision of top-notch clinical pharmacy services.

Core clinical pharmacy subjects are the fulcrum of the programme in conjunction with the training. Written and oral communication skills; conducting practice-based research with a thesis are the hallmarks of this programme.

Course Structure
CLASSIFICATION SUBJECT

Core

  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I & II
  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Study design & Biostatistics research
  • Research project

Compulsory

  • Pharmacotherapy in Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Paediatrics
  • Intensive Care Units

Elective

  • Pharmacotherapy in Psychiatry
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Surgery
  • Advanced Total Parenteral Nutrition
  • Cytotoxic Drug Reconstitution
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Radiopharmacy/Nuclear Pharmacy
  • Geriatric Care
Course Assessment

Aug, Sept

Course Career Path(s)
  • Clinical pharmacists in hospitals
  • Pharmacotherapy specialist (patient-specific pharmacotherapy)
  • Clinical research pharmacists

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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