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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in Pharmacotherapy - 302JA

If you’re a science undergraduate considering enrolment in the Master of Pharmacy course at UC, but you are missing some of the pre-requisites, then the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacotherapy course is the perfect course to help bring you up to speed - fast.

This full time (1 semester), or part-time (2 semesters) will teach you pharmacy basics in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, anatomy, and physiology; and allow you to meet the minimum pre-requisite units to transition into the Master of Pharmacy course confidently.

If you’re looking for a subject study change and wish to use your existing studies to leverage a new career direction in pharmacy, then this bridging course is the perfect solution. It is also a great way to test the waters if you have been outside of study for a while.

Take a proactive approach to your career in pharmacy and sign up for the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacotherapy today.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
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

The Graduate Certificate in Pharmacotherapy is a bridging course which lays the groundwork for students to be able to progress naturally into the Master of Pharmacy course.


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A completed bachelor degree in a science discipline*.

*Science disciplines include medical science or biomedical science

Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.

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  • Course Code: 085807B
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 32900 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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