About The Course


The Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy is an elite, multi-disciplinary postgraduate degree programme tailored for candidates who are looking to go into research, education, consultation, or any other specialisation in Pharmacy.

Aqualification which creates almost unlimited opportunities in almost any field, MAHSA University’s PhD in Pharmacy is one of the foremost Doctorate programmes and one of the very few advanced degrees in Pharmacy available in the country.

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy candidates who graduate from MAHSA will have secured their place among Malaysia’s most elite academicians, the recognition of any reputable institution of higher learning, medical institution, or advanced research facility in the world. They will be ready to prove their worth, and so much more.

Entry Requirement

  • Masters degree in relevant field from universities recognized by the Senate of MAHSA University 
  • Bachelor's degree candidates with minimum CGPA 3.67 registered for Masters can apply to change to a Doctorate Level provided they comply and are competent to do research at a Doctorate level that is approved by the University Senate or other equivalent qualifications approved by the Senate of MAHSA University 


What you Learn

  • 6-month progress report and presentation
  • Research Methodology Course
  • Defence research proposal (DRP)
  • Ethics approval (Animal/Human/Not applicable)
  • Research activities depend on nature of work (methodology)
  • Data analysis
  • Thesis writing (chapters)
  • Scientific paper publication (minimum 1) and conference presentation (minimum 2)
  • Thesis submission
  • Viva-voce (Final)
  • Post viva-voce: correction of thesis; submission of corrected thesis in hard cover

Accreditation & Advantages


Fee & Financial Aids

RM 44,000

Future Pathway

  • Researcher
  • Professor of pharmacy
  • Consultant Pharmacist

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