Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice

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

Programme Type



24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into contemporary pharmacy practice with our industry-relevant Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice. Designed to equip intern pharmacists with specialized skills, this program seamlessly blends academic rigor with practical expertise to elevate your career prospects.

Over two years of part-time study, immerse yourself in a dynamic curriculum meticulously crafted to meet the exacting standards of the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Delivered by a seasoned team of community and hospital pharmacists, each with a wealth of real-world experience, this program ensures you emerge as a proficient and confident pharmacy professional.

Explore current trends and future possibilities in the field, from precision medicine to digital health solutions, as you hone your craft in an environment tailored to foster your growth. With a focus on hands-on learning and personalized mentorship, unleash your potential and become a catalyst for change in modern healthcare.


Unleash your potential with our Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice, where knowledge meets opportunity. Throughout your journey, delve into a myriad of disciplines essential to pharmacy practice, from clinical pharmacy to health promotion, all underpinned by evidence-based principles and innovative thinking.

Experience the perfect blend of flexibility and structure as you engage in workplace activities, delve into self-paced online materials, and participate in lively group discussions. Complementing these are interactive face-to-face seminars, designed to enhance your learning through hands-on experiences and collaborative exploration.

Prepare to navigate the complexities of modern pharmacy with confidence, armed with a diverse skill set and a forward-thinking mindset. Whether you aspire to excel in community pharmacy, hospital settings, or beyond, our program equips you with the tools to thrive in an ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (or equivalent) from Australia or New Zealand, ensuring a strong foundation in pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Demonstrate a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification, indicative of academic excellence and commitment to learning.
  • Fulfill eligibility criteria for registration as an intern pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia, underscoring your readiness to embark on a professional career in pharmacy.
  • IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 100, listening 25, reading 25, writing 27, speaking 23.
  • PTE Academic – Overall 72, sub bands minimum 72.
  • CES – Overall 185, All sub bands minimum 185.
  • Other OET – A minimum grade of B for each sub skill (L,S,R,W).
  • BE is not accepted.
  • Applied Pharmacy Practice 1
  • Applied Pharmacy Practice 2

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $12,800
  • Domestic:$2,237

Future Career Outcomes

Join a thriving community of alumni who have successfully transitioned into diverse roles within the pharmaceutical industry. From clinical pharmacists making meaningful interventions at the bedside to consultants shaping the future of healthcare policy, our graduates are at the forefront of innovation and excellence.

Industry demand for skilled pharmacy professionals continues to grow, with employers seeking individuals equipped with both technical proficiency and a holistic understanding of contemporary healthcare needs. Our program not only meets but exceeds these expectations, empowering you to make a lasting impact wherever your career path may lead.

Visa Requirements:

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