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Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science

University of Tasmania
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
Hobart
English
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32,950 AUD

Program description

Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science

The Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science is a 1 year course conducted in Hobart. Part-time study over 2 years is available. Graduates will have gained knowledge in the pharmaceutical sciences, and developed skills in written and verbal communication in these areas. Graduates will have experienced problem solving in the pharmaceutical and pharmacological sciences, and will have studied the global context of pharmaceuticals. Social and ethical implications of these studies will be emphasised.

Course objectives

The course is designed to equip non-pharmacy graduate students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, academic pharmaceutical research, or pharmaceutical regulatory organisations.

Admission requirements

Students are expected to have a minimum of a science-based Bachelor's degree of the University of Tasmania or of another university or tertiary institution that is deemed equivalent.


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Program content

Schedule for continuing students

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science A
  • Pharmaceutical Science B
  • Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Schedule from 2017

  • Basic Laboratory Skills in Pharmaceutical and Chromatographic Science
  • Introduction to Analytical and Cell Culture Techniques
  • Application of Chromatography in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research
  • Application of Cell Culture in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

It is expected that graduates may be employed in a variety of areas within the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries - in the manufacturing, research, quality control and marketing of pharmaceuticals. Other organisations and institutions where employment could be expected include medical research institutes, hospitals and associated biomedical research laboratories, universities, government research laboratories, and government regulatory agencies. Other graduates will undertake Masters or PhD programs. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences which will prepare them for careers in health and industry.

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About this institute

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Tasmania is a place unlike any other.  Our island is a living laboratory where environment, industry and society are uniquely connected.  With 45% of the island being National Park or World Heritage listed it is a stunning place to get...


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Why study at University of Tasmania

Australia ranked #2 study abroad country

Australia has been ranked the #2 study abroad country in the world for 2020! With everything from the tranquility of the Gold Coast beaches to the adventure of the Australian Alps, take a trip “Down Under” and discover why Australia is a great choice for an exceptional study abroad experience.

Tasmania is unique and so are Tasmanians. We believe in our island. We embrace the unusual. And we love imagination.

From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our incredible island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.

We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

Contact info

University of Tasmania

Private Bag 51
TAS 7001 Hobart
Australia

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www.utas.edu.au

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