About Research Programmes

INTRODUCTION
 
Opportunities are available to suitably qualified graduates to carry out research in natural product chemistry and drug discovery, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, dosage form design and formulation development, pharmaceutical biotechnology, pharmaceutical microbiology, drug delivery systems, traditional medicine, pharmacognosy, analytical chemistry, biosciences and neural sciences, hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, public health pharmacy, sociobehavioural aspects of pharmacy, pharmaceutical economics, pharmacoepidemiology, medicines policy and administrative aspects of pharmacy.
 
Transdisciplinary research is encouraged within the School and with other Schools within the university. There are also opportunities to be involved in research projects which are carried out in collaboration with other universities, institutions, industry and community in Malaysia, as well as abroad.
 
The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers degrees of MSc and PhD by research in the following fields of specialization.
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacy
In addition, the School also offers degree of MPharm (Clinical Pharmacy) by coursework.
For more details and the most updated fees structure, please refer to www.ips.usm.my