What will I learn?

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Technology is a 3 ½ years undergraduate degree programme. The objective of this programme is to prepare students with theoretical, practical and operational skills in the pharmaceutical and related industrial sectors. It will equip graduates with fundamental knowledge in scientific disciplines that will prepare them in careers related to drug discovery and development, formulation, evaluation, standards and regulatory matters as well as marketing of pharmaceutical and other related products such as herbal, cosmetics and functional food preparations. Upon graduation, students can pursue careers in manufacturing, research and development of these products, and the subsequent requirements related to these products such as quality control, preclinical trials, regulatory affairs, drug information service, sales and marketing.

Methods of delivery of this programme include lectures and tutorials, problem-based sessions, laboratory practical and industrial internship. There will be a final year project dissertation which students need to complete before graduation. Lectures will be conducted face-to-face as well as on-line delivery.

There are two main types of assessment; continuous assessment and end of semester exam. The semester result is made up of 40% from continuous assessment and 60% of end of semester examination. Methods used in continuous assessment include quiz, presentation, lab report, problem-based report, industrial internship logbook, assignment and research dissertation. End of semester examination include written exam in the format of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ), short assay and laboratory practical exam.

This programme will not lead to a professional pharmacy degree. Graduates of this programme will be identified as industrial pharmaceutical technologist

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1

To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, competent and innovative, who will contribute towards pharmaceutical and related industry.


To produce graduates who practice professionalism with ethics and social responsibility relevant to pharmaceutical and related industry.


To produce graduates who have interpersonal communication, effective leadership and teamwork skills to strengthen their role in pharmaceutical and its related industry


To produce graduates who are committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.


To produce graduates who are capable of embarking on marketing and technopreneurial activities.

Which department am I in?

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UNIKL RCMP)

Study options

Full Time (3.5 years)

Tuition fees
RM30,000.00 (US$ 7,215) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022


Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UNIKL RCMP)

No. 3 Jalan Greentown,



30450, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All international students must complete at least 12 years of education and obtained certificate in Higher Secondary School equivalent to ‘A’ Level for degree programmes. English language proficiency requirements: IELTS - 5.0 or equivalent; TOEFL- 525 (PBT); 167 (CBT); 120 (IBT) and students who have attained the above test of proficiency in English are exempted from taking any English Placement Test (EPT) / English Preparatory Programs (EPP) courses.

For international students

Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade B (85%).


  • 6.0 or equivalent*


  • PBT 550
  • CBT 213
  • IBT 79

*UniKL accepts other English proficiency certificates such as Pearson (PTE), MUET, Cambridge (CFE, CAE, CPE).

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) offers below pathways courses for this subject

About Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

UniKL’s chancellery is based in the KL city center and campuses in various locations of Malaysia- in closest proximity to its relevant industry.

  • One of Malaysia’s premier entrepreneurial universities
  • Ranked No. 301 of over 7000 universities (QS Asia Ranking)
  • Hands-on teaching approach with lots of practical work
  • More than 100 industry and university partners worldwide