Preparing you for the healthcare challenges facing our society
The University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM) is a centre of excellence in pharmacy education and research. Our innovative, exciting and fully integrated programme prepares first-class pharmacy graduates ready for the healthcare challenges facing society.
Pharmacy is a diverse profession whose members help others in a variety of ways. Staff in the Reading School of Pharmacy Malaysia have a friendly and enthusiastic style, and will teach you the knowledge and communication skills that are essential to succeed as a pharmacist. Our four-year degree programme incorporates clinical training and scientific understanding, enabling you to develop an in-depth knowledge of key therapeutic areas.
Choose to study for 2+2 MPharm (Hons) degree at UoRM and you will have a unique opportunity to study for two years at our Malaysia campus and two years at our campus in Reading in the UK. You will also have the opportunity to seek a pre-registration training post in the UK (subject to visa approval) before you sit your Pre-Registration Assessment and can register with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
During your first year, you will study scientific theory as well as taking part in pharmacy training programs in hospital and community settings where you can put your knowledge into real-life situations.
As you progress, you will learn more about the understanding and management of human diseases and undertake longer placements. This will be followed by a dissertation and your extended fourth-year research project which allows you to cover your chosen subject of interest in depth, under the supervision of highly qualified researchers working at the University of Reading Malaysia School of Pharmacy.
- Core subject areas include:
- Human physiology
- Cell physiology
- Medicinal chemistry
- Medical microbiology
- Statistics and epidemiology
- Pharmacology and toxicology
- Pharmacy practice
- Management and business
Please note that all undergraduate degrees from the University of Reading in the UK and in Malaysia are Honours Degrees.