Courses & Units

Course rules for M7F Master of Clinical Pharmacy

1. In these specifications 'Faculty' means the Faculty of Health Science.


2. Students will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in pharmacy from the University of Tasmania or another university or tertiary institution which is deemed equivalent, and will be registered pharmacists. Where an undergraduate degree has been recently obtained (within past 3 years), a minimum average grade of 60% obtained in the final 2 years of study would be required for entry to the Master of Clinical Pharmacy program. Appropriate post-graduation work experience of at least 2 years will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program.

Course Structure  

3. A Master of Clinical Pharmacy student must complete 150% comprising a supervised research project (CSA442) and all the units from the Coursework Units Schedule to satisfy the degree requirements.

4. Every candidate other than one whom faculty may exempt from this condition shall complete the requirements for the degree within a specified period provided that the maximum period shall not exceed 72 months (part time) from the date of commencement.

5. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the degree.

6. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Head of School in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.

Credit for Previous Studies    

7.  Passes in subjects or units in other courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the degree, provided that the Faculty may specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the degree.


8. Except by special permission of the Dean, there shall be no re examination for Masters.

9. The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the schedule to these specifications.

10.   These specifications shall take effect from 1 January 2008 and shall apply to all candidates for the degree, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.

11. The approved abbreviation for the Master of Clinical Pharmacy shall be MClinPharm.