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What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma of Pharmaceutical Science is a 1 year course conducted in Hobart. Part-time study over 2 years is available. Graduates will have gained knowledge in the pharmaceutical sciences, and developed skills in written and verbal communication in these areas. Graduates will have experienced problem solving in the pharmaceutical and pharmacological sciences, and will have studied the global context of pharmaceuticals. Social and ethical implications of these studies will be emphasised.

Course objectives

The course is designed to equip non-pharmacy graduate students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries, academic pharmaceutical research, or pharmaceutical regulatory organisations.

Career outcomes

It is expected that graduates may be employed in a variety of areas within the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries - in the manufacturing, research, quality control and marketing of pharmaceuticals. Other organisations and institutions where employment could be expected include medical research institutes, hospitals and associated biomedical research laboratories, universities, government research laboratories, and government regulatory agencies. Other graduates will undertake Masters or PhD programs. Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences which will prepare them for careers in health and industry.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Medicine

CRICOS

064285G

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
A$32,950.00 (17,92,709) per year

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

Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

University of Tasmania

Hobart Campus,

Churchill Avenue,

SANDY BAY,

Tasmania,

7005, HOBART, Australia

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

Students are expected to have a minimum of a science-based Bachelor's degree of the University of Tasmania or of another university or tertiary institution that is deemed equivalent.

IELTS 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)
TOEFL (iBT) 88 (no skill below: Reading 16; Listening 16; Speaking 18; Writing 22)
PTE Academic 58 with no score lower than 50
UTAS Access-English Level 7 - 65% (no individual score less than 60%)

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

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About University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Tasmania is an island of creative and curious minds. No matter where students join from, they’ll become part of a welcoming, collaborative community.

  • Ranked in the top 2 per cent of global universities by THE
  • Top 1 % globally for agricultural science, nursing and Law
  • Highly ranked for sustainability
  • Excellent support services for international students