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Master of Clinical Pharmacy

University of Tasmania
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Hobart
English
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Program description

Master of Clinical Pharmacy

The Master of Clinical Pharmacy will enhance your ability as a registered pharmacist, to contribute to the quality use of medicines and to improve your critical analysis and clinical decision-making skills.

Fully online, flexible and self-directed – this course will enable you to diversify your skills for a range of advanced practice roles emerging in community and hospital settings.

Course objectives

This course will provide you with a formal training program in clinical services. You will develop critical analysis, clinical decision-making, evidence-based management skills, and generally enhance your ability to contribute to the quality use of medicine.

The course can also be used to support your efforts in becoming accredited to conduct medication reviews. You will develop your communication skills with other health professionals and patients, enhancing your ability to lead in a healthcare team.

Gain access to some of Australia's leading pharmacists. Our staff are passionate about what they teach, including researchers from our highly successful Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education (UMORE) in the College of Health and Medicine.

Admission requirements

At a minimum, you will need to have a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, either from the University of Tasmania, or from another equivalent tertiary institution, and be a registered pharmacist.

Appropriate post-registration work experience of at least one year will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program. Where an undergraduate degree has been recently obtained (within the last year), a minimum average grade of 60% obtained in the final year of study would be required for entry to the Master of Clinical Pharmacy program.

When you apply into the course, you will need to provide proof of your Bachelor of Pharmacy degree and registration as a pharmacist.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics III
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics IV
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics V
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics VI
  • Critical Evaluation of Research Literature
  • Research Thesis A
  • Research Thesis B
  • Research Thesis C
  • Research Thesis D
  • Research Thesis E

Scholarships & funding

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

Continuing studies

Successful completion of the Master of Clinical Pharmacy can lead to a research higher degree, including:

  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacy)
  • Professional Doctorate

Career opportunities

Pharmacy practice is changing with time. Pharmacists are becoming more involved in day to day management of complex diseases including:

  • Working as clinical consultants managing drug therapy regimens
  • Providing leadership in clinical trials and research in pharmaceutical industry and healthcare organisations
  • Providing professional clinical services within community pharmacy settings

Within Australia and overseas, the Master of Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.

Completion of the Master of Clinical Pharmacy can also prepare you for enrolment in a Research Higher Degree.

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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.

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University of Tasmania

Private Bag 51
TAS 7001 Hobart
Australia

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www.utas.edu.au

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