Master of Pharmacy

Curtin University

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

The Master of Pharmacy is a Graduate Entry Master (GEM) course designed to enable the student, through diligent study and application, to become a compounding and pharmacotherapeutic expert. Theory is comprehensive and includes chemical, biological, physiological, pharmaceutical and pharmacotherapeutics units. The course comprises 25 units, which include practical learning activities and research. Students undertake community pharmacy and hospital placements, where students are supervised by a practising pharmacist, to develop skills in the clinical setting.

Designed for

Those seeking career opportunities in hospital and community pharmacy, research, industry, government and academia, and in the provision of specialised services such as home medication reviews and diabetes education

Standard entry requirements

Please refer to for further information on entry to this course.


Graduates are eligible to apply for provisional registration as a pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. A further period of 1824 hours of supervised practice is required in order to be eligible for general registration as a pharmacist.

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

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bentley - main campus
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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