Diploma in Pharmacy

Basic RGB

DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY [KPT(JPS)600-03/1250 (16)]

Course Introduction

Pharmacy is the art and science of dispensing and medicines, that involve in preparing and formulation of drugs, also educating about medicine.

Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences, and it is charged with ensuring the safe effective use of pharmaceutical drugs under responsibilities of pharmacy. Without the existence of pharmacy, no hospital would run effectively.

Based on Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, nowadays the ratio of pharmacist to patient in the year 2010 is 1:4700, which means at current, the country is still faced with a shortage in pharmacy support staff, in hospital, clinics, and public health services.

The objectives aim to develop Diploma Pharmacy in Geomatika College International is to produce high quality pharmacy assistant so that it can enhance progress in the field of pharmaceutical in Malaysia.

Approval Code KPT(JPS)600-03/1250 (16)
Accreditation Code KPT(JPS)600-03
Classification Deploma
Subject Area Health
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 3 Years 6 semesters (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location Geomatik University College, Kuala Lumpur Campus
Intakes January, May and September
  • Producing higher skilled worker pharmacist assistant.
  • Providing more chances for student to further study to higher level in pharmacy.
  • Generating educated individual to meet the high skill workers market for the globalization world demand.

Local Students 

  • Pass SPM or other qualification with at least CREDIT in 3 subjects including Mathematics, and any one of the subjects related to Science/Technical/Vocasional and PASS English OR
  • Pass STPM or equivalent, including in the subject of Mathematics, English and (1) subjects Science/Technical/Vocational at the SPM level OR
  • Certificate in related field; obtained at least CGPA 2.00 certified by the Government of Malaysia.
  • Possess qualified SKM certificate Level 3 AND
  • Pass SPM/SPMV with at least (1) credit
  • Further study at the Diploma level in the same field

 International Student


TOEFL    450

IELTS      3.0

For those who doesn’t have the above English Qualification will have to fulfilled below requirement :

Undergo Geomatika College International’s English Programme

  • Pharmacist assistant in private or government hospital or clinics
  • Clinical research assistant
  • Research and development laboratory assistant
  • Marketing officer (medical divide / medicine)


  • Mathematics
  • General Chemistry
  • Microbiology Pharmacy
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Drug Therapy I


  • Physical Chemistry
  • Drug Therapy II
  • Extremporanceous Dispensing II
  • Pharmaceutics II
  • Occupational Safety and Hazards
  • Computer Application in Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Sterile Pharmacy Services
  • Behavioral Sciences


  • Semester VII
  • Hospital Training II
  • Final Project and Presentation
  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • OSCE
  • Special Project
  • Hands on Practical (Laboratory)
  • Hospital Training


Prospective students can apply online or can download a PDF of our application to print and mail.  Online application is highly recommended.