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The Master of Pharmacy Practice (MPP) Postgraduate degree programme provides an opportunity for the pharmacy graduates to address their training needs as a modern primary care pharmacist. The MPP programme offered by IMU is unique and the first of its kind offered by a Malaysian private institution to local as well as international students.
There will be three specialisations in Pharmacy Practice namely,
• Clinical Pharmacy
• Social & Administrative Pharmacy
• Pharmacy Management
This master degree programme will better equip the graduates with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance their career opportunities as a clinical or consultant pharmacist in the field of Clinical Pharmacy or Social & Administrative Pharmacy or Pharmacy management. This course is just perfect for those pharmacists looking to create an impact on their professional practice and take the next step in their careers – whilst continuing to work.
•A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.75, as accepted by the HEP Senate; or •A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or •A bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
The Standard English Proficiency requirements for IMU programmes are usually, overall band scores of IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (PBT) or 79 (IBT), TOEIC 620, Pearson 55 (PTE), Cambridge 45 (CPE) or 52 (CAE) or MUET band 4 or any other recognised English language qualification. IMU also admits international students from countries in which English is the first language or from any Malaysian or international institutions where the curriculum is conducted fully in English.All students at entry who do not have proof of any of the above recognised competencies in the English language will be required to sit for an English Placement Test to assess their language competency. If any of the students fail the English Placement Test then they will be required to attend a course on Academic Writing. The English Placement Test and the Academic Writing Module are offered at a cost.