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Master of Clinical Pharmacy

MClinPharm(Curtin) - MC-CPHARM Health Sciences
Location Bentley
Study method Part-time or full-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February
Duration 1.5 years full-time

Please note: This course is only available to current Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy students at Curtin University.

The Master of Clinical Pharmacy offers qualified pharmacists an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills. It also provides advanced knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy, with a focus on enhanced clinical capability.

The course places special emphasis on the effective use and interpretation of clinical and laboratory data, and evidence from the scientific literature in the identification and mangement of drug-related problems.

You will also undertake practice-relevant research designed to develop your skills to solve real-world problems. 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

A Bachelor of Pharmacy or other relevant degree, and an appropriate honours degree or relevant graduate diploma with a course weighted average of 65 per cent. Progression from Curtin’s Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy requires a course weighted average of 65 per cent in the graduate diploma. You must also have a minimum of one year’s work experience as a registered pharmacist, preferably with experience in hospital pharmacy.


Units are usually scheduled to facilitate part-time study.

The project unit requires a significant time commitment to complete in the semester duration.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $27,700*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Professional recognition

Members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Western Australia may apply for Fellowship of the Society upon graduation. Registered pharmacists who successfully complete the course may apply for continuing professional development (CPD) credits. However, this course does not qualify graduates for registration as pharmacists.

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

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