Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice 24 months Postgraduate Program By The University of Queensland |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# =30QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

12,800 AUDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

30 Jun, 2024Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

This industry relevant program will deepen your understanding of contemporary pharmacy practice and provide you with specialised skills to enhance your career opportunities.

This program provides intern pharmacists with specialised training and skills in pharmacy practice. The program combines academic excellence with pharmacy practice to provide intern pharmacists with the opportunity to gain a formal postgraduate qualification with a strong practical focus.

The two-year part-time program has been developed to address the competencies required by the Pharmacy Board of Australia standards, as well as focus on learning that's relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice. It is developed, delivered and supported by a team of community and hospital pharmacists with extensive practice experience.

During your study, you'll develop and apply knowledge and skills in a wide range of areas relevant to pharmacy practice, including:

  • Calculations
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Communication of information
  • Complementary medicines
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Dispensing, dispensing procedures and risk management
  • Drug interactions and adverse drug reactions
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health promotion and harm minimisation
  • Identifying and managing prescription problems
  • Medicines information, patient interviewing and medication review
  • Pharmacy legal and professional requirements
  • Primary healthcare
  • Therapeutics.
This program offers a mix of course delivery, consisting of workplace activities, online self-paced background study material and online group discussions. These are supported by compulsory interactive face-to-face seminars focusing on hands-on, small-group learning during each semester of the program.

Program overview

Main Subject

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

This industry relevant program will deepen your understanding of contemporary pharmacy practice and provide you with specialised skills to enhance your career opportunities.

This program provides intern pharmacists with specialised training and skills in pharmacy practice. The program combines academic excellence with pharmacy practice to provide intern pharmacists with the opportunity to gain a formal postgraduate qualification with a strong practical focus.

The two-year part-time program has been developed to address the competencies required by the Pharmacy Board of Australia standards, as well as focus on learning that's relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice. It is developed, delivered and supported by a team of community and hospital pharmacists with extensive practice experience.

During your study, you'll develop and apply knowledge and skills in a wide range of areas relevant to pharmacy practice, including:

  • Calculations
  • Clinical pharmacy
  • Communication of information
  • Complementary medicines
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Dispensing, dispensing procedures and risk management
  • Drug interactions and adverse drug reactions
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health promotion and harm minimisation
  • Identifying and managing prescription problems
  • Medicines information, patient interviewing and medication review
  • Pharmacy legal and professional requirements
  • Primary healthcare
  • Therapeutics.
This program offers a mix of course delivery, consisting of workplace activities, online self-paced background study material and online group discussions. These are supported by compulsory interactive face-to-face seminars focusing on hands-on, small-group learning during each semester of the program.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+
100+
72+
4+

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:

  • a bachelor's degree in pharmacy (or equivalent) from Australia or New Zealand. International applicants must have completed Australian Pharmacy Council requirements.

30 Jun 2024
2 Years
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

2,237 AUD
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International Students

12,800 AUD
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The University of Queensland has one of the most comprehensive high-quality range of undergraduate degrees in Australia. We provide choices to give you the flexibility to meet your learning goals.  

Many of our degrees offer practical experiences such as field trips and industry placements to boost your skills and enhance employability.  We engage with industry to provide mentorship opportunities and inform curriculum development. UQ also allows undergraduate students to undertake two bachelor's degrees at the same time (dual degree programs), but in a shorter period of time than if they were completed separately. 

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

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The University of Queensland offers postgraduate coursework programs such as graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, coursework masters, advanced coursework masters and professional doctorates). In addition, you could complete research higher degrees such as the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) to equip you with specialist knowledge, enhance your employability, upgrade your qualifications, help you get promoted, or pave the way for your career in academia.

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Our researchers are answering some of the world’s toughest questions. With eight internationally recognised research institutes on-site, along with leading academics on staff, you will have the opportunity to study with some of the world’s best researchers. Some of our research highlights include Gardasil®, the cervical cancer vaccine; Triple P – Positive Parenting Program; world-leading MRI technology; discovering the new disease HBSL; and developing microalgae as a green-power biofuel.

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, UQ ranks top 50 in the world in 16 subjects, while holding its position of 2 subjects in the global top 5.

Globally, UQ is in the world's top 30 universities in 8 subject areas, including:

  • 2nd Sports-related Subjects
  • 5th Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • =19th Agriculture & Forestry
  • 20th Environmental Sciences
  • 20th Petroleum Engineering
  • 23rd Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • =27th Hospitality & Leisure Management
  • =30th Psychology

Enquire about your postgraduate study options today!

CRICOS Provider Number 00025B  • TEQSA PRV12080

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