Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides a direct pathway to a professional postgraduate qualification in Pharmacy for registration as a pharmacist in this country. The Australian government predicts strong employment growth for pharmacists over the coming years, partly due to the expanding role of pharmacists in healthcare delivery.
The course consists of units to a total value of 120 points.
Standard entry requirements
To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—(a) a bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;and(b) the equivalent of a selection Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65%;and(c) demonstrated adequate knowledge of each of the following: chemistry (at year 12 or tertiary level), mathematics (year 12 or tertiary level mathematics or statistics), microbiology (at tertiary level) and pharmacology (at tertiary level);and(d) a current Australian National Police Certificate, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal convictions. The currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months.
The Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science articulates with this course.
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This course is accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council. Intake period: Semester 1; Part-time enrolment may be possible after consultation with the Director, Pharmacy programmes.