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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Sydney , New South Wales ,Australia

Master of Pharmacy

The Master of Pharmacy is an accredited two-year, graduate-entry degree leading to eligibility for registration as a pharmacist. Innovative and practice-based in approach, the course builds on students' strong scientific foundation to provide specialist, comprehensive knowledge relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice. In addition to the pharmaceutical sciences, this includes professional pharmacy services, integrated therapeutics and the unique capstone subject, 96014 Molecule to Market, led by industry leader Adjunct Professor John Montgomery. Two elective subjects provide students with the opportunity to individualise their studies with their choice of any available postgraduate subject offered at UTS.

Developed by leading pharmacy academics and our expert educational designer, the course's subject matter is delivered in an integrated, student-focused manner, making use of cuttingedge technologies and strong links with the pharmacy profession . Expert guest lecturers and practitioner teachers are utilised throughout the course to ensure relevance and real-world application of content. 
Note: This course has additional credit points than the norm. Please refer to the course structure for credit point loadings. 

Campus Information

City Campus

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Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career options include: community pharmacy; professional pharmacy services; hospital pharmacy; drug research, design and development; professional roles in pharmaceutical industry; primary health care; consultancy; education; government and policy; the armed forces; and non-profit organisations.

 

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree,
    or
  • an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Professional and clinical requirements

All successful applicants are required to:

  1. acquire a Working With Children Check(Blue card mandator) and an Australian National Police Check.
  2. complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and
  3. demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases.

Upon completion of this degree, graduates must complete a compulsory pre-registration training period and Intern Training Program in order to be eligible for registration as a pharmacist in Australia. Applicants who have already completed a pharmacy degree overseas are also required to submit a personal statement stating their motivation for wanting to repeat a pharmacy qualification.

Minimum English Language Requirements

  • Academic IELTS: minimum 7.0 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each subtest;
    or
  • TOEFL: internet based: minimum 94 overall with a minimum score of 24 for reading and listening, 23 for speaking and 27 for writing;
    or
  • PTE: Academic: minimum 65 overall with a minimum score of 65 in each subtest;
     

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