This program provides a direct pathway to a professional postgraduate qualification in Pharmacy for registration as a pharmacist in Australia.
Course description, features and facilities
This master's degree course provides advanced study in the areas of pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapy and health systems, and includes practical training in community and hospital pharmacy.
Key to availability of units: S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2015; NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2016 or 2017.
Take all units (120 points):
S1 PHCY5601 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice S2 PHCY5602 Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacotherapy 1 S2 PHCY5603 Applied Pharmacotherapy S2 PHCY5605 Clinical Science for Pharmacy I S1 PHCY5606 Foundations of Clinical Science S1 PHCY5609 Current Developments in Nutrition, Health and Biotechnology S1 PHCY5610 Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics S2 PHCY5611 Medicinal Product Formulation S1 PHCY5612 Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacotherapy 2 S2 PHCY5613 Pharmacy Management and Pharmacoeconomics S2 PHCY5614 Pharmacy Research Project (12 points) NS PHCY5615 Pharmacy Placement I (12 points) NS PHCY5616 Pharmacy Placement II (12 points) S1 PHCY5617 Clinical Science for Pharmacy II S1 PHCY5618 Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis S2 PHCY5619 Medicinal Chemistry for Pharmacy S1 PUBH5763 Leadership and Management of Health Services
The Master of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council. Graduates are eligible to register to practise as a pharmacist in Australia and New Zealand after completion of an internship in a community or hospital pharmacy.
Master of Pharmacy
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A UWA bachelor's degree in science with a major sequence in the area of biomedical or biophysical science, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; AND demonstrated adequate knowledge of each of the following at a tertiary level: physiology and anatomy; cell biology; biochemistry; molecular biology; chemistry; and either mathematics or statistics; AND a current National Police Certificate indicating no criminal conviction; AND an interview. Minimum English Language Requirements: View Website
Recipient: University of Western Australia
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