Master of Science (Industrial Pharmacy)

The degree of Master of Science (Industrial Pharmacy) is in line with the expansion of the kulliyyah and is designed for those who seek career advancement in pharmaceutical industry, with emphasis in management and problem-solving skills

Programme Description

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The degree is a taught programme which involves full-time coursework and classes. Foundation in the concepts, principles and technologies of current pharmaceutical industrial matters, as well as management skills, are incorporated into the curriculum, to equip future industrial personnel who will be able to perform efficiently. The Kulliyyah pharmaceutical plant (IKOP Sdn. Bhd.) supports student learning particularly for practical & training sessions. The plant is GMP certified and is capable of producing solid, semisolid and liquid dosage forms.


Programme Details

Duration 3 semesters (1.5 years)
Mode Coursework
Credit hour (Core) 24.0 (Semester 1 & 2)
Credit Hour (Industrial Training) 16.0 (Semester 3)
Elective credit Hour to be completed 3.0 (Semester 1 & 2)
Total credit hour for graduation 43.0


Entry Requirements

Admission Requirement

Bachelor of Pharmacy OR Bachelor of Science OR Bachelor of Engineering (Pharmaceutical or Chemical) with good grades from IIUM and other IIUM recognized University both local and international.

English Language Requirement

Satisfactory proof of proficiency of the English Language by either:

  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500;


  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum band of 5.0;


  • IIUM administered English Placement Test (EPT) with a minimum score of 5.0;


  • Proof of attendance or prior education in universities that use English as the medium of instruction in English speaking countries (United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, New Zealand and Canada);


  • Prior education in IIUM