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Master of Clinical Pharmacy for 2015


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.


Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students


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.


First Semester (March)


  • Off-campus: part-time


Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course code: 3454

CRICOS code:

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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.

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.

Extra requirements

Applicants must submit documents as specified on the faculty website.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.


Application open and closing dates

Semester one: 1 September - 30 November each year

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

Study areas


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.