Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy
This course provides practising clinical pharmacists with a research-orientated qualification in a specialty area of clinical pharmacy practice. It combines a research thesis with coursework units appropriate to the area of study. Applicants need to have prior established links with the community of practising pharmacists and other relevant healthcare practitioners to enable completion of the major clinical research component of the degree.
- Course title
- Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- professional Doctorate by thesis and coursework
- current / 2019
- Administered by
- Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
- Intake periods
- Throughout the year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 3 years
- Time limit
- 9 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Professor Rhonda Clifford
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; T2 = Trimester 2; N/A = not available in 2019; |
NS = non-standard teaching period
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2020 or 2021.
Take unit(s) to the value of 12 points from Group A; and take unit(s) to the value of 12 points from Group A or Group B:
|S1, S2||PUBH4401||Biostatistics I|
|NS||PUBH5785||Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data|
|T2||MGMT5601||Small Business Management|
|NS||PHCY5606||Foundations of Primary Care|
|NS||PHCY5609||Fundamentals of Research in Pharmacy|
|N/A||PUBH5742||Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology|
|S2||PUBH5749||Foundations of Public Health|
|S2||PUBH5752||Health Systems and Economics|
|S1||PUBH5754||Health Promotion I|
|N/A||PUBH5765||Health Promotion II|
|N/A||PUBH5766||Health Survey Research Methods|
Take unit(s) to the value of 120 points:
|S1, S2||PHCY9901||Doctoral Thesis (full-time) (120 points)|
|S1, S2||PHCY9902||Doctoral Thesis (part-time) (120 points)|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://matrix-prod.its.uwa.edu.au/handbooks2019/postgraduate/student-procedures'>student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
will not have made satisfactory progress.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.
(2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.
(3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction