Master of Clinical Pharmacy

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program provides students with a broad range of knowledge, skills and resources to practise effectively as a clinical pharmacy practitioner involved in the quality use of medicines and pharmaceutical care. These skills include the capacity to individualise, review and monitor a patient's medication regimen; demonstrate effective communication skills in clinical and non-clinical scenarios; critically appraise medical and pharmaceutical literature, as well as to recognise and describe social issues relating to medicine use. In addition students will gain insight into contemporary management strategies for pharmacy and health care as well as explore research and evaluation of pharmacy services and practice. Regular updates of the program integrate emerging clinical evidence and current controversies. A major strength of the program is the emphasis on developing clinical practice and the integration of evidence based medicine.

Course Fee:

Australian: $44,480
International: $85,056

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent; current registration as a pharmacist in Australia or overseas; 2 years recent full-time relevant professional work experience

Structure:

24 units

Subjects you can Study:

Clinical pharmacy

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

International applicants must fulfil English Language Requirements by July 31 to be considered for entry in the subsequent year. Program places are limited due to the availability of suitable clinical placements in Brisbane. Small group interactive teaching and discussion settings are the usual teaching method format.

Who for:

Graduates with an interest in clinical pharmacy

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Related Careers:

Pharmacist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Online 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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