This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2013

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

48

Faculty

Health Sciences

Location

Teaching Hospitals

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BPharm(Hons), or MClinPharm (coursework/research), or equivalent. Registration as a pharmacist (must be a registered pharmacist in Australia), and two years professional pharmacy experience.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2013:

Indicative annual fee 2013: AUD$ 18000

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

Postgraduate Coursework Officer, School of Pharmacy

Email: PGcoursework@pharmacy.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 1900

Duration

3 Years full-time

Commencing 2013

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

48

Faculty

Health Sciences

Location

Teaching Hospitals

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BPharm(Hons), or MClinPharm (coursework/research), or equivalent. Registration as a pharmacist (must be a registered pharmacist in Australia), and two years professional pharmacy experience.

CRICOS Code: 034039D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. view the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 35700

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy?

The program aims to provide students with knowledge, skills and abilities to -

  • practice effectively as a clinical pharmacy practitioner involved in medicine use and pharmaceutical care
  • individualise, review & monitor a patient's medication regimen
  • demonstrate clear communication skills in clinical/non-clinical scenarios
  • critique & apply research methodologies relevant to clinical pharmacy practice
  • understand management/social issues in pharmacy and their relevance to clinical pharmacy practice
Small group interactive teaching and discussion settings are the usual teaching method format, and student participation is encouraged.

Some sessions of teaching occur on wards at teaching hospitals across Brisbane, illustrating the practical use of drug therapy.

Various practitioners and academics teach the courses. Expert hospital and community pharmacists contribute significantly to the teaching together with medical and other healthcare professionals.

The program may be undertaken where the applicant resides if appropriate facilities exist. An option exists to study externally.

What you can study

Students undertake a substantial research project & specialty clinical electives. A major strength of this program is the emphasis on clinical practice and evidence based medicine.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

BPharm(Hons), or MClinPharm (coursework/research), or equivalent. Registration as a pharmacist (must be a registered pharmacist in Australia), and two years professional pharmacy experience.

Additional application information

There is a quota of 5 international students in the program, therefore applicants with a GPA below 5.5 are not able to be considered. Offers will be made to the highest ranking applicants only after the closing date.

Apply online

Apply online to the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy .

Closing date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

BPharm(Hons), or MClinPharm (coursework/research), or equivalent. Registration as a pharmacist (must be a registered pharmacist in Australia), and two years professional pharmacy experience.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 034039D

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2013:

Indicative annual fee 2013: AUD$ 18000

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 35700

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2013 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy

Careers

Refer to School of Pharmacy weblink: Careers in Pharmacy

Accreditation body

  • Pharmacists Board Of Queensland

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy

To complete the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #48 from the DClinPharm List comprising -

  • #36 from core courses; and
  • #12 from elective courses.
Refer to DClinPharm rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy.

Program Rules for the Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy