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Our Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy provide you with a comprehensive and integrated research training experience that equips you to harness the latest advancements in various multidisciplinary areas of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.


As a Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate, enrolling in our MPhil programme offers you an exciting opportunity to further your education and expand your skillset. One unique advantage is that you have the option to complete your Provisionally Registered Pharmacist (PRP) training right here at Taylor's University. Our experienced preceptors, recognised by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, will provide you with the necessary guidance and supervision throughout this training period.


We understand the significance of practical learning experiences, which is why we are committed to offering you a supportive and engaging environment. By combining academic excellence with hands-on training, we aim to prepare you for a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry.


Intake Month

February, April, June, September and October

Study Options

Full time or part time

Study Programme

2 to 4-year (full time) or 3 to 6-year (part time)



Practical input

from industry professionals

Interested to know more? Start your journey with us now.

Come join us for the Postgraduate Open Day 2023! Happens on 2,3,9,10 December (Saturdays and Sundays).* 
Turn your knowledge into purpose for real-world impact. Explore our world-class learning environment and industry connections, propelling you to success at our elite institution, ranked among Asia's Top 50 and the World's Top 1%. 
*Held concurrently with Taylor's Open Day

Key Highlights of Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy


As a master student in pharmacy, you will embark on a research journey that will deepen your understanding of the field and make significant contributions to knowledge. Our programme is designed to provide you with a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment, allowing you to thrive as a researcher and innovator.



Full time

2 – 4 years  

Part time

3 – 6 years

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature.

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Key Research Areas

Key Research Areas

At Taylor's University, we believe research can help shape the future. Our postgraduate research programmes cover a broad range of topics with the aim to help shape the future in the aspects of society, technology, economy, and environment.


Click here to learn more about our research area.



Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice


  • Community pharmacy
  • Digital Health and Innovation
  • Disease burden studies
  • Legislative and regulatory pharmacy
  • Medication safety and optimization
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacoinformatic
  • Quality of life studies
  • Social and administrative pharmacy


Pharmacy Education


  • Interprofessional Education
  • Innovation in teaching and learning


Pharmaceutical Technology


  • Bioequivalence studies
  • Controlled-release drug delivery systems
  • Fast-dissolving drug delivery systems
  • Pre-formulation studies
  • Transdermal/Topical drug delivery systems


Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Phytochemistry


  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Computational medicinal chemistry
  • Design and development of herbal formulations
  • Extraction of herbal drugs
  • Isolation and characterization of herbal constituents
  • Medicinal chemistry (organic synthesis)




  • Antimicrobials
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Diabetes Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology of herbal extracts
  • Stem cells and exosomes
Hiring Graduate Student

Hiring Graduate Student

More than 300 postgraduates have chosen Taylor's to fulfill their research aspiration. Join us and contribute to our innovative and progressive research projects here.

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Our programme offers an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about the field of Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of our entry requirements listed below.

Fulfilling one of the requirements listed below:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
    Min. CGPA of 2.75 as accepted by the Senate; OR

  2. Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
    CGPA above 2.50 but less than 2.75 can be accepted subjected to a minimum of 2 years working experience in relevant field


Registered Pharmacist

Candidate must be a Registered Pharmacist to pursue research in clinical subjects.


International Students

IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 60 (Internet Based Test) (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.


  • Any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved. 
  • All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

When you've successfully completed this Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Academic Pharmacist
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Regulatory Pharmacist
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinary Pharmacist

Master of Philosophy in Pharmacy

I am Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 33,100 (Full-Time)
MYR 29,870 (Part-Time)
International Student
USD 11,265 (Full-Time)

We offer scholarships to help brightest minds

reach their fullest potential.

Note: Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.