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Master of Pharmacy
Master of Pharmacy

Master of Pharmacy

  • ID:GU610191
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry RequirementS

Applicants who have graduated from the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (1242) are eligible for admission into the Master of Pharmacy.

Other applicants are eligible for admission into the Master of Pharmacy subject to meeting the following criteria:

  • completed an eligible science or health science Bachelor degree within the past 10 years;

  • achieved an overall GPA greater than or equal to 5.0 (on a 7.0 point scale) in the last 18 months of undergraduate study;

  • meet all of the following essential prerequisites at a tertiary level with a minimum level of Pass:

    • Biochemistry: One trimester duration or equivalent

    • Chemistry: Two trimesters duration or equivalent

    • Pharmacology: One trimester duration or equivalent

    • Physiology: One trimester duration or equivalent

    • Statistics or Maths: One trimester duration or equivalent

English RequirementS

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5

  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)

  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

Course Information

This program builds on the strong science foundation that students developed in their undergraduate science or health science degree to provide advanced studies in pharmaceutical science, professional and clinical pharmacy practice and pharmacy research. It provides you with a broad range of lectures, group and self-directed learning activities, practical competence-development simulations, inter-professional learning and clinical placements to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to undertake the internship program before applying for registration as a pharmacist.

The pharmacy internship training program is 48 weeks in duration and its completion and meeting the terms of all other statutory requirements are mandatory before applying to the Pharmacy Board of Australia for registration as a pharmacist.


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Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Pharmacy Topics - 7024PHM
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice I - 7002PHM
  • Human Pharmacology I - 3024PHM
  • Pharmacotherapeutics I - 7001PHM
  • Pharmacotherapeutics II - 7005PHM
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice II - 7006PHM
  • Human Pharmacology II - 3028PHM
  • Evidence Based Practice - 3034PHM
  • Placement Preparation - 7025PHM
  • Experiential Rotations I - 7027PHM

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

  • Pharmacotherapeutics III - 7009PHM
  • Professional Pharmacy Practice III - 7010PHM
  • Specialised Dosage Forms - 7003PHM
  • Pharmacy Management - 7011PHM (T2 from 2022)
  • Specialised Dosage Forms II - 7007PHM
  • Experiential Rotations II - 7028PHM
  • Advanced Clinical Skills - 7023PHM
  • Dissertation Preparation - 6001HLS
  • Dissertation - 7026PHM


  • Dissertation - 7013PHM_P1


  • Dissertation - 7013PHM_P2


  • Dissertation - 7013PHM_P3


  • Dissertation - 7013PHM_P4
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The programs focus on producing pharmacy graduates committed to lifelong learning who, having a sufficient understanding of the principles and techniques of pharmaceutical, clinical and social sciences, and after appropriate pre-registration training, can communicate and deliver pharmaceutical care in community and hospital settings and take professional responsibility for the manufacture and testing of pharmaceutical products.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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