Courses & Units

Transition to Pharmacy Practice 3 CSA307



This bridging unit is only available students entering year 3 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy who have completed Years 1 & 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy at International Medical University, Malaysia

The unit commences on 03 January and ends on 17 February.


Transition to Pharmacy Practice 3 is a bridging unit for students who have successfully completed Years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy at International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia. This unit enables IMU students to articulate into the University of Tasmania Bachelor of Pharmacy program at the third year level.

The unit focuses on providing students with the necessary background on pharmacy practice in Australia and the Australian health care system, building communication skills and bridging content in pharmacology. The pharmacology content will focus on the Central Nervous System.

Much of the pharmacy practice and pharmacology components are designed to be completed online, while the communication skills and complementary pharmacology workshops and tutorials will be completed on campus.


Unit name Transition to Pharmacy Practice 3
Unit code CSA307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Discipline Pharmacy

Josie Hughes

Teaching staff

Natalie Cooper, Anna Short, Karen Watkins, Dr Vanni Caruso, Dr Nicole Bye

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Summer school On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school 1/1/2021 18/1/2021 29/1/2021 25/2/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060501 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Completion of Years 1 & 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy, International Medical University, Malaysia


Teaching Pattern

The first half of the semester is on-line: Students will undertake self-paced learning modules, guided reading and self-tests. The second half of the semester is on campus with some assessments: A teaching intensive period in which students will attend tutorials, workshops and placements.


Online quizzes 30% (10% unsupervised and 20% supervised), one written assignment 20% (approximately 1500 words), three oral assessments 25% and an end of semester written test 25% (1 hour)

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