Pharmacists are health professionals with the skills and knowledge to manage the understanding and use of medicines among patients and healthcare providers. They play a significant role in the pharmacy industry, particularly in new drug development and innovation.
Here are 5 good reasons to study pharmacy at Monash University Malaysia:
1) Job Prospects
Pharmacists are in high demand in Malaysia, with the ratio to population of about 1:4000.
2) Research-led teaching
The Monash Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is internationally renowned as a key research centre in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences and home to the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS). The MIPS comprises the largest and most experienced group of pharmaceutical scientists in Australia. Monash has been named the best university in Australia, and the third best in the world at which to study Pharmacy and Pharmacology according to QS World Rankings by Subject 2019.
3) Qualified and experienced lecturers
Lecturers and academics conducting Bachelor of Pharmacy units bring to their teaching a wealth of insight and experience from industry and professional practice, locally and internationally.
4) Exciting student life
Monash University Malaysia offers a vibrant and international learning environment. Students are encouraged to participate in campus activities and be an active part of the campus community.
Monash University Malaysia is located in Bandar Sunway, a thriving township that offers a full range of amenities within easy reach.
The Monash Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is derived from the Victorian College of Pharmacy which was established in 1881. The Faculty is a leading global proponent of pharmacy education and is internationally renowned as a key research centre. It is home to the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences that comprises the largest group of pharmaceutical scientists in Australia. Its curriculum is purposefully designed for pharmacy and pharmaceutical science studies, and taught by discipline experts. The Faculty aims to prepare students to meet the challenges arising from the high complexity of today’s drug therapies, and to instill in them the habit of lifelong learning.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) program is accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council and the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia. It is also recognised by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), Australia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).