Graduate Certificate of Clinical Pharmacy

Study Discipline: Medical & Health Sciences
Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Gain the essential knowledge required to manage and optimize medications in healthcare settings with the Graduate Certificate of Clinical Pharmacy.

As the roles of pharmacists continue to evolve, embracing the World Health Organization’s concept of the 8-Star Pharmacist becomes paramount. This holistic approach to pharmacy education and practice envisions pharmacists as caregivers, decision-makers, communicators, managers, lifelong learners, teachers, leaders, and researchers. At UQ, our postgraduate clinical pharmacy programs support pharmacists in this transformation, nurturing the advancement of their skills, knowledge, understanding, and confidence to practice competently within a dynamic healthcare environment. This program is meticulously designed to enhance your comprehension of various domains of clinical pharmacy practice, equipping you with the skills to achieve positive patient outcomes within intricate health ecosystems.


Our programs incorporate small group interactive learning sessions and online tutorials facilitated by specialists and experts. Employing a multidisciplinary team approach, including contributions from clinical pharmacists, medical practitioners, academia, and government agencies from metropolitan and rural settings, ensures a comprehensive learning experience. The continuously evolving professional roles of pharmacists ensure that upon graduation, you’ll possess the adaptability and proficiency to excel in any role.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).
  • Possess current, general registration as a pharmacist in their country of practice.
  • Maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in their previous qualification.
  • Have at least two years of full-time, relevant professional experience. The program also requires English language proficiency, with specific requirements outlined for various proficiency tests.
  • Advanced Skills for Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmacists in the Modern Health System
  • Evaluation and Research in Pharmacy Practice
  • Leading and Managing the Future in Pharmacy Practice

Annual fee:

  • International AUD $25,600
  • Domestic $4,474

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have achieved remarkable success in various sectors, ranging from clinical practice to academia and pharmaceutical industry leadership. The program’s alignment with industry demands ensures that graduates possess the necessary skills and expertise to thrive in the ever-evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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