Introduction About Universiti Teknologi MARA(UiTM)

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) is Malaysia's largest institution of higher learning in terms of size and population. It has experienced phenomenal growth since its inception in 1956 and it is still growing. Beside the main campus in Shah Alam, the university has expanded nationwide with 12 state campuses (out of which 7 are state autonomous campuses), 6 satellite campuses in Shah Alam, 11 state satellite campuses and 21 affiliated colleges.

With this vast network and a workforce of 17,798, the university offers more than 500 academic programmes in a conducive and vibrant environment. It is also home to some 165,598 students.

UiTM provides conducive learning facilities for students outside of the classroom and it is also venue to one of the biggest libraries in the country, with branches in all its campuses.


Introduction About Programme

This course provides exposure to:

  1. Clinical pharmacy in hospital and/or Ministry of Health clinic
  2. Research in areas of

· pharmacology

· toxicology

· pharmaceutics.

· nutraceuticals

· cosmeceuticals

· biopharmaceuticals

· pharmacokinetics.

· pharmaceutical chemistry


· neurosciences.

· genomics

· herbal / traditional medicine

· biotechnology

· nanotechnology

· pharmacy practice

· community pharmacy


  1. Community service
  2. Biodiversity living laboratory at UiTM-Perhilitan Research Station, Kuala Keniam, Pahang National Park


  1. Social visit sites:

·         Malawati hill, Kuala Selangor

Highlight: interact with silvered leaf monkey

·         Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Park Kuala Selangor

·         Fraser’s hill for birdwatching

·         Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve

Highlight: Watching migratory birds

·         Kuala Lumpur City Centre.

Highlight: Petronas Twin Tower

·         Federal Territory of Putrajaya

·         Malaysian night markets or local markets

(Selection, depending upon request)

By the end of the course students should be able to:

·         Understand clinical / pharmacy practice in Malaysia

·         Conduct research in areas of interest

·         Interact with Malaysians for community work

·         Enjoying nature and biodiversity in a living laboratory (jungle)


Duration of Programme

2 weeks, 1 month and upon request


Programme Venue

Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor, Puncak Alam Campus.



Student Accommodation

Accommodation is provided in a safe and secure environment.

-       Kolej Casuarina at UiTM Selangor Campus


Financial Implication/Cost


Participants: USD 600 for 2 weeks

USD 800 for 1 month

The programme fees are inclusive of modules, accommodation, transportation, activities and selected visits. Modules that will be covered are as stated below:

-       Clinical exposure

-       Short research

-       UiTM-Perhilitan Research Station, Kuala Keniam,

Pahang National Park

-       Community service

-       1 social visit / week


Programme activities can be tailored. Cost may differ according to the number of activities selected.


Visa Requirement

Office of International Affairs, Universiti Teknologi MARA will assist in student visa application. http://oia.uitm.edu.my

Visa information for mobility students



All summer program participants are required to purchase comprehensive overseas travel insurance BEFORE departing from their home country.


Credit transfer

Credit transfer is available upon request.


Application Deadline

Two months before the program


How do I apply?

All applications are to be submitted to Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

For further enquires, kindly contact:

Deans Office

Faculty of Pharmacy

Level 11, FF1

UiTM Selangor, Puncak Alam Campus,

42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor

T: (+603) 32584649 (Dr. Hasseri)

(+603) 32584650 (Mdm Norhaizah)

(+603) 32584645 (Prof. Dr. Aishah Adam)

F: (+603) 32584602

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WhatsApp: (+601) 82229080 (Dr. Hasseri)

(+601) 92309033 (Prof. Dr. Aishah Adam)