What will I learn?

This is your opportunity to expose yourself to an intensive research environment. You will develop expertise in research and learn the concepts, methods and skills required to apply knowledge with creativity and initiative to new situations. The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is awarded on the basis of independent supervised study that produces a substantial piece of research as judged by independent experts of international standing.

School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology offers degrees in pharmacy and the developing area of pharmacology and toxicology (how chemicals interact with biological systems), designed around industry and community needs and offering a wider range of career options.

With outstanding facilities such as a professional practice laboratory with model dispensary, virtual teaching facility, and a dedicated formulations lab and aseptic dispensing unit, supportive staff and active student organisations, the Griffith School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology offers students an exciting opportunity to learn in a vibrant, world-class environment.

Research at the School of Pharmacy falls under four major streams covering pharmacy practice, pharmacology, pharmaceutics and complementary medicine. Within the School, researchers are actively investigating a range of topics in these areas such as infection, antibiotic resistance, tumour resistance, medication stability, pharmacy legislation and identifying bioactive compounds from Australian medicinal plants.

The School also offers students the opportunity to undertake a number of research-based degrees in these fields. Students can select from undergraduate or postgraduate degree programs. These programs can vary in length from one to three years which gives students the flexibility needed to plan their research careers.

Which department am I in?

Griffith Health

CRICOS

005100M

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,000.00 (18,73,662) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

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

Application deadline

Expected December 2021

More details

Start date

11 October 2021

Venue

Mount Gravatt Campus

176 Messines Ridge Road,

MOUNT GRAVATT,

Queensland,

4122, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,000.00 (18,73,662) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

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

Application deadline

Expected December 2021

More details

Start date

11 October 2021

Venue

Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus,

Parklands Drive,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants for this program must have a Bachelor degree with at least Honours 2B or an equivalent postgraduate qualification.

The following University policy will apply to Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs:

  • Higher Degree Research Policy

The minimum English Language proficiency requirements for applicants to Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on the IELTS (Academic) with no band score less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on the paper-based TOEFL including a score of no less than 5.0 on the TWE
  • OR a score of 79 on the internet-based (iBT) TOEFL with no sub-score less than 19
  • OR a score of no less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

Applications close: 17 Aug.

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

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