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Master of Clinical Pharmacy for 2015

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Why study Master of Clinical Pharmacy?

The course is designed to enable students to establish skills in evidence-based practice, quality use of medicine, practice-based research, and provision of clinical pharmacy services at a high level. Areas of study include biostatistics, epidemiology, theory and practice of evidence-based medicine, interpretation of clinical data and pharmacotherapy and clinical research. Each student will complete a four-week speciality rotation with an experienced clinical preceptor and will carry out a small practice-based research project. Students must arrange the necessary time release from their employer to complete the placement and research project. The program is conducted online and via distance education.

Domestic

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

2 years part-time

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Commonwealth supported place not offered for this course.

Domestic fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 22,400 AUD

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • Off-campus: part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course code: 3454

CRICOS code:

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Contact

Telephone: 1800 MONASH
(1800 666 274)
http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au

International

This course is not available to international students who are holders of an Australian student visa, for study onshore in Australia. However holders of some other categories of Australian visas living in Australia, and students studying off-campus by distance learning (where this option is available) and living outside of Australia, may be eligible for this course.

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Fees for 2015

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 25,300 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • Off-campus: part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course code: 3454

CRICOS code:

Find out more

Enquire nowApply nowEntry requirements

Contact

Telephone: within Australia 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274)
Telephone: outside Australia +61 3 9902 6011
http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 8 qualification in pharmacy (eg. bachelor of pharmacy with honours or graduate certificate or graduate diploma) or equivalent.
  • Registered as a pharmacist.
  • Working in a clinical setting in an Australian or New Zealand Hospital.
  • English language requirements.

Applicants with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (without Honours) may be considered for admission if they can demonstrate the required knowledge and skills. Assessment will be by portfolio submission.

Extra requirements

Applicants must submit documents as specified on the faculty website.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Application open and closing dates

Semester one: 1 September - 30 November each year

Semester two: 1 March - 31 May each year

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 8 qualification in pharmacy (eg. bachelor of pharmacy with honours or graduate certificate or graduate diploma) or equivalent.
  • Registered as a pharmacist.
  • Working in a clinical setting in an Australian or New Zealand Hospital.
  • English language requirements.

Applicants with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (without Honours) may be considered for admission if they can demonstrate the required knowledge and skills. Assessment will be by portfolio submission.

International students residing outside Australia are not eligible to enrol in this course. International students located in Australia must be registered as a pharmacist in Australia, be employed in an Australian hospital clinical setting, and have the appropriate visa to allow part-time study.

English requirements for international students

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences courses have higher IELTS, Pearson and TOEFL score requirements, than for Monash undergraduate programs.

  • IELTS (academic test) minimum test score of 7.0 overall (at least 6.5 in Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking)
  • Pearson Test of English (academic test) minimum test score of 65 overall (No PTE communicative skills score below 58)
  • TOEFL (paper based) minimum test score of 587 overall (TWE of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (internet based) minimum test score of 94 overall (at least 19 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 24 in Writing and 20 in Speaking)

Special entry requirements

Applicants must submit documents as specified on the faculty website.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Application open and closing dates

Semester one: 1 September - 30 November each year

Semester two: 1 March - 31 May each year

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash

Study areas

CLINICAL PHARMACY

Clinical pharmacy practice is the practice of pharmacy as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team directed at achieving QUM. This may include: participation in the management of individual patients; application of the best available evidence in daily clinical practice; contribution of clinical knowledge and skills to the healthcare team; identification and reduction in risks associated with medicines use; involvement in the education of patients, careers, and other health professionals; and involvement in research.