Pharmaceutical Chemistry, M.Sc. | UCSI University | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

12 months
10525 EUR/year
7603 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Under UCSI University’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the MQA-approved Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry aims to produce professional and ethical graduates who are capable of contributing to the local and global science & technology industry for the advancement of quality pharmaceutical products, research and development.


The Pharmaceutical Chemistry programme seeks to instill learners with life-long learning to develop creative, critical problem-solving skills with good communication, management and leadership skills.

Using a mixed-mode structure, this structural combination of coursework and dissertation offers advanced knowledge in pharmaceutical analytical techniques, as well as ‘elective’ management courses under the Faculty of Business & Information Science.

To facilitate teaching and learning, UCSI University provides computer labs, teaching/research laboratories, a library equipped with online database search services, modern postgraduate teaching and research instruments, as well as highly dedicated experienced academics and active researchers. The programme also stipulates the completion of individual research projects over several months.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may work in manufacturing, quality control, research and development, or in marketing or management; in the government services at drug regulatory agencies, hospitals or clinical chemistry laboratories; or as pharmaceutical education lecturers or researchers.

The Master of Science Pharmaceutical Chemistry graduates can also advance further into various academic opportunities worldwide in research and academics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology
  • Biostatistics and Experimental Design
  • Chemistry of Drug Design and Discovery
  • Advanced Separation Sciences
  • Advances in Spectroscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ​BSc in Pharmacy OR a B. Pharm (Hons) degree or equivalent undergraduate degree in related field.
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  • Five (5) years relevant working experience is required for applicants who do not meet the minimum CGPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10525 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10525 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7603 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7603 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
    • National: RM 35,580
    • International: RM 49,250

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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