School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Master of Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences)


Master of Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Research projects in the following areas are available:

  • Metabolomics/Metabonomics
  • Pharmacometabolomics/Pharmacometabonomics
  • Genomics/Pharmacogenomics
  • Traditional & Complimentary Medicine
  • All other related fields from other disciplines

Expertise available in the following School:
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Admission Requirements
Applicants should possess one of the following:


Malaysian applicants

  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.75 or above;


  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons) (Pharmacy) with CGPA of 2.5 - 2.74, subject to additional requirements below
    • Research experience – 1 year; or,
    • Professional experience in related field- 1 year; or,
    • Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceeding(s)) in related field; or,
    • Grade B for major/ elective courses; or,
    • Grade B+ in final year project


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Science with CGPA of 3.00 or above.

International applicants

  • A BPharm or BSc (Hons)(Pharmacy) or a Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Science with CGPA of 3.00 or above.
  • Language Requirement
(Applicable to International Applicants Only)
(Results must be attached with the application form)
  1. A minimum score of 550 in Paper-based or 213 in Computer-based or 80 in Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  2. A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 6 semesters
Part-time: Min 4 semesters / Max 12 semesters


Registration Fees                                           :          RM    340.00          
Tuition Fees (Per Semester)                        :          RM  4150.00
Registration Fees                                            :          RM    910.00
Personal Bond                                                 :          RM  1900.00        
Tuition Fees (Per Semester)                         :          RM 6200.00
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School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
11800 Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

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