Graduate Diploma of Clinical Pharmacy
Deepen your pharmaceutical knowledge and increase your career options
Further your education as a registered pharmacist to pursue more senior clinical roles. Explore adverse drug reactions and common clinical pharmacy issues. Learn how to improve the pharmaceutical care of patients with complex needs.
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Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice and the ability to apply that knowledge in practice.
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills utilising information technology to source, interpret and present relevant information.
- Development and use of problem-solving skills, and the application of information literacy skills in finding acquiring, evaluating, and managing relevant information in a range of media.
- Demonstrate a global perspective and inter-cultural competence and explore international issues and trends in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice.
- Demonstrate the need to work ethically, with integrity and social responsibility.
The course should equip registered pharmacists with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities as a clinical or consultant (medication review) pharmacist.
Within Australia and overseas, postgraduate education in Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.
Tertiary: · An AQF Bachelor level degree in Pharmacy from UTAS or another university or tertiary institution that is deemed equivalent. PLUS · Evidence of current AHPRA registration under the General Registration Type for the profession of Pharmacist, without conditions or notations is required · NOTE: Admissions to confirm registration on the AHPRA register and refer any applicants with conditions or notations to the School for review. · Appropriate post‐registration work experience of at least 1 year will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program. * PLUS · Employment details or a personal statement in eApplication, or a CV or Resume which indicates appropriate post‐registration work experience of at least 1 year. * Length of time registered as a Pharmacist can be located on the AHPRA registration page.
English Language: IELTS 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)
This course provides an opportunity for registered pharmacists, particularly those from rural and remote areas, to develop clinical pharmacy skills and qualifications in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice research by offering a flexible education program delivered online.
Further information can be obtained from the School of Pharmacy website.
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended. If students are undertaking part-time study, we recommend that students complete all first year compulsory subjects prior to completing elective subjects to maximise success.
Year 1. 6 subjects in first year including:
- TAS-CSA721 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics I
- TAS-CSA722 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II
- TAS-CSA723 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics III
- TAS-CSA724 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics IV
- TAS-CSA725 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics V
- TAS-CSA726 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics VI
Satisfactory completion of 6 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 1-3 years from commencement.
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