Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

173804 v.5 Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)


Course CRICOS Code: 004010K
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1.5 Years


This course provides advanced specialist course and project work in clinical pharmacy, emphasising the evaluation of an area in this field.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Above average performance in a pharmacy or other relevant degree course, an appropriate honours degree or a relevant postgraduate diploma.

Duration and Availability

This fee paying course is three semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. Units are usually scheduled to facilitate part-time study. Clinical Pharmacy Project 697 requires a significant time commitment to allow for completion in the semester duration. Not all optional units are available each year.

Course Organisation

After completing the equivalent of one academic year of course work, students complete the equivalent of an additional semester of advanced coursework and a clinical pharmacy project.

Professional Recognition

Members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Western Australia successfully completing this course may apply for Fellowship of the Society. This course does not qualify a graduate for registration as a pharmacist.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

13152 v.3   Health Research Methods 681 4.0 25.0
304887 v.1   Drug Information 528 3.0 25.0
304890 v.1   Pharmaceutical Formulation 527 2.0 12.5
6079 v.6   Clinical Pharmacy 527 4.0 37.5

Year 1 Semester 2

13440 v.2   Pharmacoeconomics 528 2.0 25.0
304893 v.1   Clinical Pharmacokinetics 528 3.0 37.5
6030 v.6   Clinical Pharmacy 528 4.0 37.5

Year 2 Semester 1

13462 v.2   Clinical Pharmacy Project 697 9.0 75.0
  SELECT 1 OPTION   25.0
Optional Units to Select From in Year 2 Semester 1 Hrs/Wk Credits
5487 v.4   Analysis of Drugs in Biological Fluids 628 4.0 25.0
5489 v.5   Geriatric Pharmacy 628 4.0 25.0
5490 v.5   Oncology 628 4.0 25.0
5491 v.5   Paediatric Pharmacy 628 4.0 25.0
5939 v.4   Drug Monitoring 628 4.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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