What will I learn?

This course provides an opportunity for registered pharmacists, particularly those from rural and remote areas, to develop clinical pharmacy skills and qualifications in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice research by offering a flexible education program delivered online.

Career outcomes

The course should equip registered pharmacists with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities as a clinical or consultant (medication review) pharmacist.

Professional Recognition

Within Australia and overseas, postgraduate education in Clinical Pharmacy is often considered preferable for senior clinical positions.

Course structure

The course offers six clinical core units, where students will able to develop advanced Evidence-Based Management skills to improve the pharmaceutical care of patients with complex healthcare needs. Six core units will broadly cover the areas of:

Infectious Diseases; Cardiovascular disorders; Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders; Adverse Drug Reactions and Gastrointestinal Disorders; Endocrinology and Supportive care for Oncology Patients; Respiratory Disorders and Renal Diseases.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Medicine

Study options

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$22,463.00 (12,02,516) per year
Course cost based on a rate of AUD $29,950 AUD per standard

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February, July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to most masters by coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. English language requirements: IELTS of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50; UTAS Access-English Level 7 - 60% (no individual score less than 60%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.

For international students

An AQF Bachelor level degree in Pharmacy from UTAS or another university or tertiary institution that is deemed equivalent.

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Evidence of current AHPRA registration under the General Registration Type for the profession of Pharmacist, without conditions or notations is required, or equivalent evidence of registration in another country.

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Employment details or a personal statement in eApplication, or a CV or Resume which indicates appropriate post- registration work experience of at least 1 year.

IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (iBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22)

PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50

UTAS Access-English Level 7 - 60% (no individual score less than 60%)

Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade

Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade

Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Tasmania (UTAS)

The University of Tasmania is an excellent choice for international students with its quality education and unparalleled student life.

  • Australia’s premier university for teaching excellence
  • Teaching & research in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Students can benefit from its industry connections
  • Among global top two per cent of universities