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Pharmacy (Research)

University of Canberra

24 months
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If you’re curious about exploring a career in pharmacy and prefer research over practice, then the Master of Pharmacy (Research) from University of Canberra is the perfect way for you to merge seamlessly into academic studies - while opening new doors into the broader government and broader pharmaceutical sectors. 

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This 2-year full-time course offers the perfect opportunity to extend your pharmacy, primary care or health administration qualifications and use your existing knowledge to choose a relevant research project as the focus of your thesis.

Under the expert supervisory guidance, you’ll be taught the necessary skills to be able to execute a research project, independently analyse data, write a thesis and then ultimately communicate the results in a form that will grant its publication in a refereed journal.

If you’re looking for a new, research focused direction in pharmacy, this is it. Sign up for the UC Master of Pharmacy (Research) course today.

Study a Master of Pharmacy (Research) from University of Canberra and you will:

  • develop academic writing, research, writing and analytical skills
  • gain access to the latest industry research and innovations
  • conduct an independent research topic in an area of interest
  • be surrounded by like-minded thinkers and peers
  • benefit from having smaller, more focused learning environment
  • receive personal mentoring and encouragement from industry experts
  • access UC research and career networks both locally and overseas
  • research, write and present an academic thesis for peer review
  • be challenged by leading academics and industry experts
  •  gain complete academic confidence

Career Opportunities

A UC Master of Pharmacy (Research) graduate leaves UC prepared for a variety of career options as an independent research entrepreneur or a research specialist in either private or government pharmaceutical organisations.

As a research graduate, your thesis results could also lead to opportunities to participate in higher level discussions and influence industry decisions at both a local and national level.Alternatively, you also continue pursuing an academic career, as successful completion of this course also prepares you for a future Ph.D.


A higher degree by research in a specific area of Pharmacy is recognised as a means of achieving credit towards professional specialisation.

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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48 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised undergraduate Pharmacy degree at honours level or health sciences degree at honours level or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with demonstrated capacity and/or aptitude for research.
  • Depending on the desired area of study and the applicants discipline background, appropriate bridging requirements may be required.
CRICOS Code: 057104K 

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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