The Master of Pharmacy is a two-year degree by coursework with a full-time study load.
A minimum of 96 credit points of course material will be delivered over four semesters as well as two additional non-standard teaching sessions. The course commences in late February/early March.
The semesters are structured around the standard academic calendar and are valued at 18 credit points each. In addition, one non-standard session (*) will be conducted each year, focused mainly on experiential clinical placements, to the value of 12 credit points.
Master of Pharmacy
Full time: 2 years. Credit points required: 96
|Course Code||Unit of Study||Credit Points|
|YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 1|
|PHAR5513||Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1A||6|
|PCOL5001||Current Topics in Pharmacology||6|
|YEAR 1 - SEMESTER 2|
|PHAR5516||Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1B||6|
|PHAR5518||Pharmacy Practice A||6|
|*PHAR5505|| * Clinical Residency 1
|YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 1|
|PHAR5508||Pharmacy Practice B||6|
|YEAR 2 - SEMESTER 2|
|PHAR5510||Pharmacy Practice C||6|
|PHAR5506||Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2B||6|
|* PHAR5512|| * Clinical Residency 2
(July & ~November-December)
Requirements for clinical placement
Successful completion of this course is contingent on satisfactory performance in a number of clinical placements.
Further information on the units of study in the Master of Pharmacy can be found in the Faculty of Pharmacy Handbook.
Becoming a pharmacist
On completion of this degree, and following a compulsory pre-registration training period that is required for all candidates as well as an Intern Training Program, graduates will be eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Once registered, graduates will be able to practise as a pharmacist.