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Master On Campus

Pharmacy (International)

University of Technology Sydney

36 months
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909 AUD/credit
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The Master of Pharmacy (International) at the University of Technology Sydney is an accredited three-year graduate-entry degree leading to eligibility for registration as a pharmacist.  

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Overview

The Master of Pharmacy (International) at the University of Technology Sydney is an Australian first, extending the Master of Pharmacy (C04252) program to include a one-year overseas clinical placement. This allows students to expand their knowledge even further, gaining practice-based experience of pharmacy in a global context and an understanding of the international factors that influence pharmacy practice and healthcare provision. Overseas clinical placements include those in Canada, Germany or the United Kingdom. Language and culture subjects cater to both beginners and students with prior language knowledge. 

 The course is innovative and practice-based in approach, building on students' strong scientific foundation to provide specialist, comprehensive knowledge relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice. In addition to the pharmaceutical sciences, this includes professional pharmacy services, integrated therapeutics and the unique capstone subject, 96014 Molecule to Market, led by industry leader Adjunct Professor John Montgomery. Two elective subjects provide students with the opportunity to individualise their studies with their choice of any available postgraduate subject offered at UTS.

Course aims 

The course aims to prepare graduates to be registered pharmacists who can succeed in a global context and work in expanded roles within changing medical, social, political and regulatory contexts. This is achieved by going beyond traditional educational models so students engage in self-directed and problem-based learning to develop leadership skills, gain experience with emerging technologies, develop independent thinking and cultural awareness, facilitate practice-based experience in pharmacy in another country and build a network of internationally recognised researchers, teachers and pharmacists.

Careers

Career options include: community pharmacy; professional pharmacy services; hospital pharmacy; drug research, design and development; professional roles in pharmaceutical industry; primary health care; consultancy; education; government and policy; the armed forces; and non-profit organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pharmacy 
  • Concepts in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Professional Services 
  • Clinical Practice  
  • Integrated Therapeutics 
  • Drug Disposition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

156 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 098389G  

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Entry is competitive and assessment is based on grade point average (GPA). Applicants must have completed the following at a tertiary level within the past 10 years:

  • one pharmacology subject
  • two chemistry subjects
  • one biochemistry subject
  • one human physiology subject, and
  • one mathematics or statistics subject.
All successful applicants are required to:
  • acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check
  • complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
  • demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    909 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 909 AUD per credit during 36 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • Australia Awards Scholarships (Australian Government Scholarships)
  • Dr Chau Chak Wing Scholarship (KTP Master Degree)
  • International Postgraduate Coursework Full Tuition Scholarship
  • LATAM International Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • UTS 30th Anniversary Study Abroad Accommodation Scholarship
  • UTS ATN-LATAM Scholarships
  • UTS Grant for Masters by Coursework Students
  • UTS Nepal Scholarship (Postgraduate Coursework)
  • UTS Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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