Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Health Sciences (Hons) is a unique career-oriented degree programme offered by KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai. The programme is fully accredited by MQA and KPT. Students of this programme acquire readily employable skills for pharmaceutical and healthcare industries through the integration of theoretical principles and practical training at the highly sophisticated pilot scale laboratory within the campus. Besides that, the industrial training, and research ensures to develop the skills for address the current and future challenges in pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. With the two broader aspects namely, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Health Sciences, graduates have wider employment and higher education opportunities within Malaysia and overseas. Major areas of graduate employment include but not limited to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance, drug discover and formulation research, Novel drug development and dosage form design regulatory affairs, Clinical research organizations Nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals, herbal industry, biotech industries, food and beverages industries, pharmaceutical and healthcare product marketing, product management, hospital planning and administration healthcare research. Currently, the graduates of this programme are employed in reputable industries like PharmaNiaga, Kotra Pharma, Topglove, DKSH, Zontron pharmaceuticals, UniMED, Hershey, Accobiotech, Unison Nutraceuticals, and Lens Pharmaceuticals, Singapore, etc. Some others are pursuing higher studies in Malaysia and overseas. Research outcome of the graduates have been presented at various innovation competitions and received several awards.
Malaysia is emerging as a regional hub for Pharmaceutical, Cosmeceutical, Nutraceutical and herbal industries. Graduates of this program have great job opportunities in Pharmaceutical and healthcare sector in Drug discovery research, Product development, Quality control, Regulatory affairs, Marketing and Management, Hospital Planning and administration and Academic within Malaysia and overseas.
Financing your Study
For 2020, KPJ offers Scholarship for Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science in the form of Biasiswa by Merit that reflects our commitment in grooming future Pharmacists. With the combination of PTPTN and our Scholarship, students may need to pay very little tuition. To ensure smooth clinical training at our 27 KPJ Specialist Hospitals, we provide Free-of-Charge (FOC) off-campus accommodation for all Bachelor students throughout their study as well as their first year on-campus accommodation in Nilai.