PHCY5000 Professional Work Experience

0 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodWork experienceExternal
Pharmacy work experience: (1) before qualifying for the Master of Pharmacy, a student must have completed not less than 75 hours of full-time, or the equivalent part-time, professional work experience under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist considered appropriate by the Director of Pharmacy; (2) if students undertake professional work experience overseas they must provide evidence that the person who supervised their work experience is a registered pharmacist in the country in which the work experience was undertaken; (3) students must make their own arrangements for professional work experience with advice from the unit co-ordinator; and (4) students must provide evidence of their professional work experience in accordance with the guidelines available from the unit co-ordinator.
Students are able to understand the role of the pharmacist through the observation of pharmacists in the workplace.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: experience work in a pharmacy. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Assistant Professor Liza Seubert
Contact hours
75 hours
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.