• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
This Graduate Diploma of Clinical Pharmacy at University of Tasmania provides an opportunity for registered pharmacists, particularly those from rural and remote areas, to develop clinical pharmacy skills and qualifications in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice research by offering a flexible education program delivered online.

About

Course objectives

The Graduate Diploma of Clinical Pharmacy at University of Tasmania will provide a formal training program for pharmacists to provide clinical services. Online delivery will enable access by pharmacists from overseas, as well as from rural and remote areas of Australia. The course will support rural pharmacists in becoming accredited to conduct medication reviews, and enhance their role as a member of the health care team. It will develop their ability to communicate effectively with other health professionals and patients. The course also aims to provide a pathway towards a Research Higher Degree.

Career outcomes

The course should equip registered pharmacists with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities as a clinical or consultant (medication review) pharmacist.

Accreditation

Within Australia and overseas, postgraduate education in Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.

Programme Structure

Six core units will broadly cover the areas of:
  • Infectious Diseases;
  • Cardiovascular disorders;
  • Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Adverse Drug Reactions and Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Endocrinology and Supportive care for Oncology Patients
  • Respiratory Disorders and Renal Diseases.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      This course may not be available to international students.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Students are expected to have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy from the University of Tasmania or another university or tertiary institution deemed equivalent, and will be registered pharmacists. 

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

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Funding

There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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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