Pharmacy Practice

 

Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice


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Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

GCPHAPRA-01

Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is part time.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places may be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to candidature requires a bachelor's degree or higher award in Pharmacy from the University of Sydney, or qualifications deemed by the Faculty to be equivalent.
(3)
Applicants must apply for, obtain, and maintain provisional (intern) pharmacist registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia prior to commencing the Intern Training Program component of the course.
(4)
Applicants with general (non–intern) pharmacist registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia are also eligible to enrol in the course (excluding the Intern Training Program component).

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Units of Study table for the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including core units and electives as specified below:
(a)
Applicants who hold current pharmacist practitioner registration upon admission must complete four elective units, which must not include PHAR7111 or PHAR7121 (Intern Training Program).
(b)
Applicants who are eligible to undertake the Intern Training Program upon admission must complete PHAR7111 and PHAR7121 plus two elective units, which must not include PHAR7110.
(3)
Upon completion of PHAR7111 and PHAR7121 (the Intern Training Program) candidates are issued an ITP Certificate of Completion to enable their application for pharmacist practitioner registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.