Science & Technology Cluster

Pharmacoepidemiology (PhD)

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About Courses


Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time  : 6-10 Semesters 
  • Part Time : 6-12 Semesters 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Master's Degree in a relevant field of study from a university recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government. [Certain programmes may have other requirements stipulated by the Faculty]
  • English Language Proficiency
    • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
    • 550 for (paper based), or
    • 213 (computer based), or
    • 79-80 (IBT), or
    • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

*Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.


Research Area

    • Physiology / Pharmacology / Toxicology / Pharmacogenomics
    • Chemistry of Natural Products ( Phytochemistry, Microbial metabolites, Synthesis)
    • Molecular modeling (drug-ligand interactions, quantum chemistry, QSARs)
    • Medicinal and Supramolecular Chemistry
    • Pharmaceutics (Tableting, encapsulation and nanoparticles)
    • Pharmaceutical Technology
    • Clinical Pharmaceutics
    • Nutraceutics
    • Cosmeceutics
    • Neuroscience
    • Pharmacy Practice (Clinical Pharmacy & Community Pharmacy)Pharmacy ManagementPharmacoethics
      • Pharmacotherapy
      • Pharmacoepidemiology
      • Evidence-based Medicine
      • Public Health Pharmacy
    • Pharmacoeconomics
    • Pharmacy Informatics
    • Traditional and Complementary Medicine
    • Sports Pharmacy 


Students will be trained to specialise in specific equipment relevant to the conduct of their studies which include:

    • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
    • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
    • Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
    • Denaturing High Performance Liquid Chromatography
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
    • Cell Culture
    • Bacterial Cloning
    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    • Microwave synthesiser
    • Differential Scanning Calorimetry
    • Fourier Transform Infra Red  Spectroscopy
    • Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyser
    • Automatic Activity Meter (Behavioural Studies)
    • Lung simulators 


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