Science & Technology Cluster




The Doctor of Philosophy’s degree program in Pharmacology prepares students for research activities at the highest level. Currently, 13% from our total PhD’s students participate in research during the course of their program in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Research Laboratory. Focused studies include the following; oxidative stress indicators and immune function in individuals with Down’s Syndrome; antioxidant capacities of plant crude extracts; the safety of herbs and herbal products; the efficacy of phytoantioxidants in oxidative stress-related conditions and screening of natural products for norciceptive efficacy. Examples of PhD projects include the following; the exploration of nutraceutical properties of Malaysian propolis from stingless bees. Further contact: Dr Zolkapli Bin Eshak, Coordinator for Microscopy Imaging Centre, Level 1 FF3 Building, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus, 43600 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Phone: +603-3258 4782, Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Entry Requirement


  • A Master's degree in Science or other related fields from UiTM or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by UiTM Senate, or
  • An Honours Degree in Pharmacy or a science-related field with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 from UiTM or any other institutions of higher learning recognized by UiTM Senate or
  • Other qualification equivalent to the Master's degree (in a relevant field) with appropriate experience in a related field recognized by UiTM Senate
  • A candidate is required to submit a research proposal and will be interviewed by members of Postgraduate Committee.
  • International candidates must have a TOEFL score of 550 or an IELTS score of at least Band 6.




  • 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