Diploma in Pharmacy [KPT(JPS)600-03/1250 (16)]

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.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • 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.

COURSE HANDLING METHODS

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • OSCE
  • Special project
  • Hands on practical (laboratory)
  • Hospital training

MODE
Full-Time

DURATION
3 years / 6 semesters

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Pass SPM with minimum three (3) credits in Mathematics and other subjects, also pass one (1) of science’s subject ; or
Pass the SPM, with minimum three (3) credits including sciences and two (2) other subjects, also pass the mathematic subject.

CAREER PROSPECT

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

YEAR 1
Mathematics
General chemistry
Microbiology pharmacy
Introduction to Pharmacy
Human anatomy and physiology
Organic chemistry
Basic pharmacology
Drug therapy I

YEAR 2
Physical chemistry
Drug therapy II
Extemporaneous dispensing II
Pharmaceutics II
Occupational Safety and Hazards
Computer Application in Pharmacy
Hospital pharmacy
Sterile pharmacy services
Behavioral sciences
Basic statistic
Drug therapy III
Extemporaneous I
Pharmaceutical I
Hospital Training I

YEAR 3
Semester VII
Hospital Training II
Final project and presentation