University of Technology Sydney

C06100v3 Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences (GradDipPharmSc)
CRICOS code: 075569E
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1


This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. See the Course transfer page for further details.

Course intended learning outcomes
Course completion requirements
Exit award
Other information


Transfer is for students enrolled in the Master of Pharmacy (C04252).

Course intended learning outcomes

.01 Demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of pharmacists to the care of patients and the wider community.
.02 Identify the knowledge, attitudes and skills required for the growth of personal and professional learning.
.03 Demonstrate critical thinking with capacity for judgement based on informed inquiry.
.04 Engage in team undertakings adopting a range of roles in diverse teams, building cohesion and maximising team contributions.
.05 Understand the healthcare environment and the responsibilities of the health professional, including ethics, and personal and social accountability.
.06 Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
.07 Contribute to meeting the diverse needs of individuals and communities in a range of social and cultural health contexts.
.08 Recognise pharmacy perspectives in multidisciplinary environments, and the contributions of other health care disciplines.
.09 Demonstrate respect and value for diverse ways of knowing, being and doing, in particular recognising the diversity of Indigenous Australians while critically reflecting upon the impact of ongoing colonisation and its pervasive discourse on their health and wellbeing, and integrating this knowledge into practice.

Course completion requirements

96001 Introduction to Pharmacy 6cp
96002 Concepts in Pharmaceutical Sciences 6cp
96003 Pharmaceutics 6cp
96004 Professional Services 1 6cp
96005 Professional Services 2 6cp
96006 Integrated Therapeutics 1 6cp
96007 Drug Disposition 6cp
96008 Evidence-based Practice 6cp
Total 48cp

Exit award

This in an exit-only course for students enrolled in the Master of Pharmacy (C04252). Direct entry is not available.

Other information

For further information about this course, or instruction on how to apply for an internal course transfer (graduating), contact the UTS Student Centre.

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or +61 2 9514 1222