Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Pharmacy
Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Pharmacy, the Ministry of Education Malaysia approved the establishment of the Pharmacy program on the 1st August 2000. The proposal to establish the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours program is in line with the aspirations of the long term development of the Indera Mahkota Campus, IIUM, Kuantan.
The Kulliyyah of Pharmacy accepted its first 45 students in June, 2002. They successfully graduated in 2006. In July 2009 the Kulliyyah of Pharmacy moved to her designated building. This building has the maximum capacity of accepting 150 undergraduate students annually.
The pharmacy program will be able to produce professionals in this discipline who can fulfil the requirements of Malaysia in particular, and Muslim countries in general. It is hoped that the graduates would be able to handle all problems related to drugs and their usage, and further develop the pharmaceutical industry and related technology.
Bachelor of Pharmacy
“To produce professionals in the discipline who can fulfill the requirements of Malaysia in particular, and Muslim countries in general. It is hoped that the graduates would be able to handle all problems related to drugs and their usage, and further develop the pharmaceutical industry and related technology.”
The pharmacy programme, like any other academic programmes at IIUM, is conducted with an Islamic approach so that the graduates produces, beside being professionally competent, are also ethically wholesome.
The programme is structured so as to produce pharmacists who are able to work not only in various pharmacy services but also dedicated to uplifting the status of pharmaceutical industry in Malaysia and other Muslim countries.
Eligibility and Requirements
The general academic requirements for admission into undergraduate degree programmes of IIUM are as follows:
- A pass in the IIUM Matriculation Centre’s final examination with a CGPA of not less than 2.0 and fulfillment of all other requirements for promotion to the first year of the undergraduate degree programme,
- Three principal passes in the GCE ‘A’ level examination,
- Any other certificate that is recognised by the Senate as equivalent to one of the above
Depending on the programme of study, instruction at IIUM is carried in English or / and Arabic. Applicants wishing to pursue studies in programmes taught in English must obtain a score of 550 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 6.0 points in the administrated by the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS). If they do not have either of these qualifications, they may sit for IIUM – administered English Placement Test (EPT), in which they must obtain at least 6.0 points to fulfill the English language requirement.
Applicants interested in programmes taught in Arabic must obtain an exemption after sitting for the IIUM – administered Arabic Placement Test (APT).
Applicants who are unable to submit satisfactory results in any of the above tests may take up language proficiency courses at the university to fulfill the admission requirements.
If deemed necessary, applicants may also be required to attend an interview and/or take an entrance test conducted by the Board of Admissions.