Pharmacology (Research)

University Teknologi Mara

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
2368 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Pharmaceutical Pharmacology and Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM offers a rigorous program leading to the Master of Science degree in Pharmacology. The Pharmacology (Research) Master programme is offered at the Universiti Teknologi Mara.


About the programme

The Pharmacology (Research) Master programme from Universiti Teknologi Mara is designed to be completed in a minimum of three full-time semesters. It prepares students for research activities. Currently, 10% from our total Master’s students participate in research during the course of their program. 

Opportunities for Masters level pharmacologists exist in the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, research laboratories, as well as at biotechnology companies. Masters students may also decide to apply for Ph.D. programs. 

Examples of MSc projects are the neuroprotective effect of plant extract on lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation and biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. 


Programme Structure

Research areas

  • Molecular pharmaceutics
  • Fundamental pharmaceutics such as physicochemical properties, molecular processes, macromolecular fluid dynamics of drugs, nano-materials and drug-ion complexes.
  • Drug delivery systems such as sustained and controlled release formulation and nanotechnology.
  • Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical research
  • Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic research
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical and Biomedical analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Photocopy of Passport - Front page (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Bachelor Degree certificate - application for master program (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Bachelor & Master Degree certificates - application for PhD program (must be certified as true copy)
  • Photocopy of Examination/Academic Tanscripts (must be certified as true copy)
  • Referee Reports – 2 referees
  • Application for Master or PhD by research must include a research proposal
  • Checklist for the required documents 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1184 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

International Tuition Fees Per semester (RM): 5,150


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Pharmacology (Research)
University Teknologi Mara


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