Why study the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice

This program provides intern pharmacists with specialised training and skills in pharmacy practice. The program combines academic excellence with pharmacy practice to provide intern pharmacists the opportunity to gain a formal postgraduate qualification. The program has been developed not only to address the competence required by the Pharmacy Board of Australia standards, but with a focus on a program that is relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice.

It is developed, delivered and supported by a team of community and hospital pharmacists with extensive practice experience which allows interns to leverage off the expertise of a wide range of pharmacist practitioners.


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (29 Jan, 2018)
    Semester 2 (16 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements


A Bachelor of Pharmacy or equivalent from Australia or New Zealand. International applicants must have completed Australian Pharmacy Examining Council requirements.

All applicants must be registered as an intern pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

Program structure


The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Courses and Programs

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