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    Master of Clinical Pharmacy [M7F]
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    Master of Clinical Pharmacy [M7F]

    University of Tasmania

    University of Tasmania


    Australia, Hobart

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus


    Main Site

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines29-Jan-2024
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    Duration 1.5 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 49,243  / total
    Next Intake 29-Jan-2024

    Master of Clinical Pharmacy [M7F]


    The Master of Clinical Pharmacy will enhance your ability as a registered pharmacist, to contribute to the quality use of medicines and to improve your critical analysis and clinical decision-making skills.

    Fully online, flexible and self-directed – this course will enable you to diversify your skills for a range of advanced practice roles emerging in community and hospital settings.

    This course will provide you with a formal training program in clinical services. You will develop critical analysis, clinical decision-making, evidence-based management skills, and generally enhance your ability to contribute to the quality use of medicine.

    The course can also be used to support your efforts in becoming accredited to conduct medication reviews. You will develop your communication skills with other health professionals and patients, enhancing your ability to lead in a healthcare team.

    Gain access to some of Australia's leading pharmacists. Our staff are passionate about what they teach, including researchers from our highly successful Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education (UMORE) in the College of Health and Medicine.


    Entry Requirements

    Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.

    English Language Requirements

    For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

    Course Specific Requirements

    At a minimum, you will need to have a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy, either from the University of Tasmania, or from another equivalent tertiary institution, and be a registered pharmacist.

    If you've completed your undergraduate degree within the last three years, you'll need to have obtained an average grade of 60% in the final 2 years of study for entry into the Master of Clinical Pharmacy program.

    In general, we also require you to have worked in the industry for a minimum of one year.

    When you apply into the course, you will need to provide proof of your Bachelor of Pharmacy degree and registration as a pharmacist.

    Alternatively, you could enter the Master of Clinical Pharmacy through first studying, and successfully completing:

    • Graduate Diploma of Clinical Pharmacy

    English Program Requirements

    • All methods of meeting University of Tasmania English language requirements have a validity period of 2 years unless involving a country specific qualification as listed below.
    • Each course offered by the University of Tasmania has a minimum English language requirement for entry as listed below. Applicants must also meet the academic entry requirements for each course.
    • Applicants who qualify from a University of Tasmania program, and intend to gain professional registration to become a practitioner in Australia, may need to meet the relevant Professional Accrediting Agency's English language registration standard.
    • In exceptional circumstances or cases not covered by the categories outlined below, multiple forms of evidence may be considered on a case by case basis by the Executive Director, Student Operations in consultation with the Director, Academic Quality and Standards.
    • The University reserves the right to require that any applicant be required to undergo a test of English language.


    Pharmacy practice is changing with time. Pharmacists are becoming more involved in day to day management of complex diseases including:

    • working as clinical consultants managing drug therapy regimens
    • providing leadership in clinical trials and research in pharmaceutical industry and healthcare organisations
    • providing professional clinical services within community pharmacy settings

    Within Australia and overseas, the Master of Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.

    Completion of the Master of Clinical Pharmacy can also prepare you for enrolment in a Research Higher Degree.

    – Naomi Weier, Master of Clinical Pharmacy

    Further Study Opportunities

    Successful completion of the Master of Clinical Pharmacy can lead to a research higher degree, including:

    • Master of Pharmacy
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacy)
    • Professional Doctorate

    Professional Recognition

    Within Australia and overseas, the Master of Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.

    Fee Information

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 49,243 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

    University of Tasmania

    Master of Clinical Pharmacy [M7F]

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