Master of Clinical Pharmacy

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This course provides advanced knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy, with a focus on enhanced clinical capability. Special emphasis is placed on the effective use and interpretation of clinical and laboratory data, and evidence from scientific literature in the identification and management of drug-related problems. Students will also undertake practice-relevant research designed to develop their skills to solve real-world problems.

Structure

The course contains core units only.

Subjects

  • Clinical pharmacy

Standard entry requirements

Specifically, applicants require a pharmacy degree, an appropriate honours degree or a relevant postgraduate diploma with a minimum of one year of work experience as a registered pharmacist, preferably with experience in hospital pharmacy. Selection is competitive and is based on grades achieved in previous study and relevant experience.

Recognition

Registered pharmacists who successfully complete the course may apply for continuing professional development (CPD) credits. The award of this course does not qualify a graduate for registration as a pharmacist in Australia.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus Domestic: $41,550
International: $45,700
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Curtin University course code: MC-CPHARM. If students need more course information, they may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please see: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm. For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: futurestudents@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 1000. For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: international@curtin.edu.au Tel: +61-8-9266 7331.

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