Universiti Teknologi Mara – Faculty Of Pharmacy

By | February 13, 2018

Universiti Teknologi Mara – Faculty Of Pharmacy

Universiti Teknologi Mara – Faculty Of Pharmacy, Pharmacy initially started as a programme at the Diploma level under the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Institut Teknologi Mara (ITM) in 1996.  The Diploma of Pharmacy programme can be considered as a niche area as UiTM is the only institution in Malaysia that offers such programme. The Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM itself was established on 1st August 2001. The first batch of 29 students for the four year Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) programme was accepted for the May-November 2002 academic session. The faculty began to offer Master’s and Doctorate courses by research in 2003. In July 2005, 5As of January 2006, the first intake of Pre-Pharmacy students began their studies at the Shah Alam campus. As of January 2006, the total number of students pursuing the diploma, degree and postgraduate courses stands at 543.

Programmes Overview

The Faculty was established in August 2001. A three-year Diploma of Pharmacy Programme began earlier, in 1996. The first batch of 29 students for the four-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) programme was accepted for the May-November 2002 academic session.

The Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM began Pharmacy, UiTM began to offer Master’s and Doctorate courses by research in 2003. To date, we have active research projects ongoing in the Faculty. We are progressing very well with post graduates students doubling in number each semester. Projects are sponsored by grants from Intensified Research Priority Area (IRPA), Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment and Institute of Research Management, UiTM.

The Faculty has also established linkages with pharmaceutical industries to provide consultation and research collaborations. Currently, Faculty of Pharmacy is located at Puncak Alam Campus.

It comprises a multi-storey building which houses eight teaching, six multi-disciplinary research (pharmacology, physiology, pharmaceutical technology, pharmagenetics), animal house and two computer laboratories. Pharmaceutical manufacturing and clinical pharmacy simulation units are also available to provide in-house practical training to the students. The Faculty is committed to provide academic and research training at world class level.


Prof. Dr. Aishah Adam




Dear Visitor,

aishahAdam3On behalf of the faculty, staff and students of the Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM, I welcome you to the home   page of the Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM, Malaysia. Whether you are prospective student or faculty, parent, alumnus, friend of the faculty or just interested in what we do, I hope this home page serves as useful source of information.
The Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM has a rich tradition of excellence, having been established on 1st August 2001. Currently, we are offering Diploma in Pharmacy and Bachelor in Pharmacy (Honours). In addition, we also offering postgraduate program by research like Master of Science and PhD. Soon, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM will offer a postgraduate program by coursework too. They are Master in Pharmacy (Clinical), Master in Pharmacy (Clinical Practice) and Master in Pharmacy (Medicinal Chemistry) to cater the demand. Seeing that the fast growing of health science in general and especially in pharmacy science it is a great challenge for the teaching and learning process in pharmacy area. Thus, as the Dean of the faculty, I am very committed to ensure the best standard quality of education for our students and the constant pursuit of excellence, not only in academics but also in research and community services. This faculty also are really devoted to produce a graduate in Pharmacy that are first-rate in soft skill such as in communication, teamwork, creative and positive thinking, business management and entrepreneur skills.
The Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM has the strategic vision of becoming the centre of excellent in pharmacy education and research in Malaysia via student centered teaching and learning process, research and patient centered care and community services. This is done via variety of teaching and learning styles, research, community services, attachments in hospital, attachments in industries and community activities. UiTM vision is to supply a graduate with global attitudes and actions. In consequence, Faculty of Pharmacy, UiTM have started the international networking by student’s mobility program, research and academic staff exchange. As an annual event, our students will conduct an “academic mission” trip to overseas such as to China and Indonesia to gain new experiences and expand knowledge about pharmacy industry and research by visiting a pharmaceuticals factories and school of pharmacy in other universities. Our academic and non-academic staffs always pray for the best to our student to success in their studies, grab all the opportunities and use every facility that are provided by the faculty and UiTM.
Again, thank you for taking a look at us. I cordially invite you to visit our campus and discuss your future at any time.

Vission & Mission

Menawarkan program farmasi sehingga ke peringkat kesarjanaan serta penyelidikan yang berterusan bagi memacu kehidupan berkualiti.
Delivery of pharmacy programmes to the highest levels with continuous research to drive a life of quality

Pemacu Kehidupan Berkualiti.
(Champion of a Life of Quality).

Transformasi Kesarjanaan Farmasi Untuk Profesionalisme dan Pemikiran Global.
(Transformation of pharmacy scholarship for global professionalism and mindset).

Penyampaian program akademik yang dinamik dan berinovasi berlandaskan penyelidikan, jaringan industri masyarakat serta keusahawanan.
(Delivery of dynamic and innovative academic programmes based on research, industry-community linkages and entrepreneurship).

Kepercayaan bahawa individu mampu berusaha untuk mencapai kecemerlangan melalui pemindahan ilmu serta penerapan nilai-nilai murni bagi melahirkan graduan professional yang berperanan membangunkan diri, ilmu, masyarakat dan negara.
(Belief in the capability of individuals to strive for excellence through transfer of knowledge and inculcation of moral, ethical principles to graduate as professionals who take responsibility for advancement of self, knowledge, society and country).

Ilmu, Iman, Amal,
Knowledge, Faith, Righteous conduct,