Science & Technology Cluster




The Department of Pharmaceutical Pharmacology and Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM offers a rigorous program leading to the Master of Science degree in Pharmacology. The program is designed to be completed in a minimum of three full-time semesters. It prepares students for research activities. Currently, 10% from our total Master’s students participate in research during the course of their program. Opportunities for Masters level pharmacologists exist in the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, research laboratories, as well as at biotechnology companies. Masters students may also decide to apply for Ph.D. programs. Examples of MSc projects are the neuroprotective effect of plant extract on lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation and biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Further contact: Dr. Nur Suraya Adina Suratman, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Another person to contact would be AP Dr. Kalavathy A/P Ramasamy for her research in Biomarkers for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease


Entry Requirement


  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  • A candidate applying for admission into this programme is required to submit a research proposal to the faculty. The acceptance of a candidate shall be at the discretion of the UiTM Senate, whose decision shall be final




  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 4
  • IELTS Band 5.5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 46 - 59) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 133 - 169) ; Paper Based Test (453 - 496)
  • CEFR: B2
  • TOEIC: 441 - 569
  • BULATS: 60 - 74