Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The IMU School of Pharmacy Student Inbound Programme


The IMU School of Pharmacy welcomes undergraduate students in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Health Sciences to spend an elective period in the School for observation and research.  The following are the various Student Mobility Programmes offered by the School of Pharmacy.

Research Placement

The application for research placement is open throughout the year.  The application must be made three months prior to the research attachment. Minimum Duration: 6 weeks. Proposed Fee: RM500/ week

Observational/ Study Visit

This is a Student Mobility Programme over a period of 2 to 4 weeks with the aim of providing participants an opportunity to experience the teaching and learning activities such as problem-based learning, workshops, case-based learning and seminars together with the in house students. Participants will have opportunities to exchange knowledge and skills through the interactions with IMU Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Chemistry students who will also be their buddies. Participants are given the flexibility to decide on the date and duration of their study visit (at least 2 weeks).

Available topics (depending on the date of study visit):

  1. Diabetes Management
  2. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  3. CNS System
  4. GI System
  5. Immunology
  6. Pharmaceutics
  7. Pharmacology
  8. Ethics and Laboratory Safety
  9. Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry
  10. Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
  11. Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  12. Polymer Chemistry
  13. Pharmacokinetics

Short Malaysia Visit Course

The IMU School of Pharmacy offers a specially designed “Short Malaysia Visit Course” over a period of two weeks with the aim of providing participants with hands-on workshops on “Drug Discovery”. This short visit course also includes simple fun learning activities applying the knowledge in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical technology. Participants also have the opportunity to experience community service as well as to explore the cultural diversity of Malaysia. Meal is not provided for each scheduled day except for the Full-day tour to Malacca (lunch + evening tea) and the Farewell Ceremony (lunch).
Proposed Registration Fee
Local Participant:
International Participant: USD 500

Proposed Activities
Day 1
  • Welcoming Ceremony
  • Ice-breaking activities
  • IMU campus tour
  • Learning Bahasa Malaysia (Optional)
Day 2
  • Hands-on workshops on “Drug Discovery”
Day 3
  • Hands-on workshops on ‘Drug Discovery’ (Morning)
  • Briefing and preparation for community service (Afternoon)
Day 4
  • A tour to discover the wonders of Kuala Lumpur
Day 5
  • Community Service (Morning)
  • Fun activity – Pharmaceutical Technology (Afternoon)
Day 6
  • Hands-on workshops on “Drug Discovery”
Day 7
  • Hands-on workshops on “Drug Discovery” (Morning)
  • Fun activity (Afternoon)
Day 8
  • A tour to Malacca, the historical city of Malaysia and have a taste of the baba nyonya cuisine
Day 9
  • Fun Activities – Chemistry
Day 10
  • Farewell Ceremony and Certificate Presenting

Availability period for 2022

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Programme Pharmacy
Venue School of Pharmacy, International Medical University


Educational Programmes, Community Service Programmes, Social Programmes


Global Exposure Funding Application

For eligible IMU BPharm (Hons) students, click HERE to apply.

Schedule for 2022

      • TBC

How to Apply?

Please contact the school mobility coordinator. VIEW COORDINATOR’S DETAILS