Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

301250 v.2 Master of Pharmacy (Community Pharmacy)


Course CRICOS Code: 032991B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1.5 Years


This course provides advanced specialist course and project work in community pharmacy, emphasising pharmaceutical care in a range of practice settings.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

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

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening/Clearance Section of this publication.

Duration and Availability

This fee paying course is three semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. It is expected that students complete the course on a part-time basis over four to five years. Units are scheduled each year to facilitate part-time study. Not all units are available each year.

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 graduates 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

304887 v.1   Drug Information 528 3.0 25.0
304905 v.1   Pharmacotherapy 527 3.0 25.0
5579 v.6   Pharmacy Management 527 3.0 25.0
5580 v.5   Pharmacotherapy 526 3.0 25.0

Year 1 Semester 2

11981 v.3   Clinical Investigations 527 3.0 25.0
5582 v.5   Pharmacy Management 528 3.0 25.0
5584 v.6   Pharmacotherapy 528 3.0 25.0

Year 2 Semester 1

13152 v.3   Health Research Methods 681 4.0 25.0
301249 v.2   Pharmaceutical Project 699 8.0 75.0
Optional Units to Select From in Year 1 Semester 2 Hrs/Wk Credits
5578 v.6   Herbal Remedies 529 2.0 12.5
6641 v.5   Pharmaceutical Science 597 4.0 25.0
6642 v.6   Pharmaceutical Project 590 2.0 12.5
11982 v.2   Community Pharmacy 526 4.0 25.0
13440 v.2   Pharmacoeconomics 528 2.0 25.0
304890 v.1   Pharmaceutical Formulation 527 2.0 12.5


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