Courses & Units

Course rules for M4Q Bachelor of Pharmacy with Professional Honours (Clinical Pharmacy)

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


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. Appropriate post-registration work experience of at least 1 year will also be normally considered as a requirement for acceptance into this program.

Course Structure

A Bachelor of Pharmacy with Professional Honours (Clinical Pharmacy) student must complete all the units from the Coursework Units Schedule to satisfy the degree requirements.

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.

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

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

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.


Except by special permission of the Dean, there shall be no re-examination for Bachelor of Pharmacy with Professional Honours (Clinical Pharmacy).

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

These specifications shall take effect from 14th of July, 2014 and shall apply to all candidates for the degree, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.

The approved abbreviation for the Professional Honours in Clinical Pharmacy shall be BPharmProfHons (Clinical Pharmacy).

Candidates who successfully completed six clinical units of coursework (CSA721-6) may be eligible to apply for an exit from the program as a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy (M6L)