Master of Pharmacy

Program code

5661

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

2 to 2.5 years FT accelerated
5 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$8,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree (5.0 GPA) or higher

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 4 July 2022

How to apply

You can apply directly to Griffith University for entry into this program. To begin your application, add this program to your shortlist.

Apply online

Next intake (Gold Coast Campus) Applications close
Trimester 2, 2022 Monday, 4 July 2022
Orientation commences Monday, 11 July 2022

Check the eligibility requirements in the sections on this webpage.


Admission requirements

Applicants are eligible for admission into the Master of Pharmacy subject to meeting the following criteria:

  • completed an eligible science or health science Bachelor degree within the past 10 years;
  • achieved an overall GPA greater than or equal to 5.0 (on a 7.0 point scale) in the last 18 months of undergraduate study;
  • meet all of the following essential prerequisites at a tertiary level with a minimum level of Pass:
    • Biochemistry: One trimester duration or equivalent
    • Chemistry: Two trimesters duration or equivalent
    • Pharmacology: One trimester duration or equivalent
    • Physiology: One trimester duration or equivalent
    • Statistics or Maths: One trimester duration or equivalent

Where a student has not met the pharmacology prerequisite from their prior studies, they may enrol in 2018PHM Pharmacology which is offered in all three trimesters, with an intensive mode in Trimester 3 of each year.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

To apply, add this program to your shortlist at the top of this page or apply for this program now (a maximum of three preferences is allowed).

Griffith will assess your first preference and will only assess subsequent preferences if you are not successful.

Once you have submitted your application, you will be sent an email about how to track your application.

For a full list of your incomplete or submitted applications, please view your application list.

Note: Applicants are not permitted to defer an offer. Should you be unable to accept an offer, you must re-apply for entry in the following year.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 65 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 58.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.

The above requirements are HIGHER than those stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the English language requirements section of the following policy for further information:

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.