Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health

Course and Subject Handbook 2018 Courses Postgraduate Courses Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health

Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health

Course code

105911

Course type

Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)

Division

Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

An applicant may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health if they have:

  • Completed an AQF level 7 bachelor degree at this University in a relevant discipline as determined by the Dean of College of Medicine and Dentistry; or
  • Equivalent qualifications recognised by the Dean of College of Medicine and Dentistry and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine; or
  • In exceptional cases, evidence of professional or scientific attainments in an appropriate pharmaceutical, health or science area that meets the approval of the College on the recommendation of the Dean of College of Medicine and Dentistry and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3aSchedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Post admission
requirements

Flexible delivery study requires computer and internet access.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health, graduates will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply specialist knowledge in the pharmacy specialty area of pharmaceutical public health across a range of contexts
  • Review, analyse, consolidate and process information, data and evidence to develop or evaluate ethically and culturally appropriate pharmaceutical public health services within their area of professional practice
  • Communicate and disseminate a broad range of pharmaceutical public health concepts and findings to both specialist and non-specialist audiences using high-level oral and written English language and numeracy skills
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for their own future professional development, and contribute to the professional development of others.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

PC5510:03 Management of Pharmaceutical Services

PC5512:03 Pharmaceutical Public Health Priorities

OPTIONS

Select 6 credit points from List 1

List 1

PC5511:03 Clinical Pharmaceutics

PC5513:03 Pharmaceutical Public Health – Management of Chronic Diseases 1

PC5514:03 Pharmaceutical Public Health – Management of Chronic Diseases 2

PC5518:03 Pharmaceutical Public Health – Management of Chronic Diseases 3

PC5519:03 Pharmaceutical Regulation and Quality

PC5520:03 Pharmaceutical Public Health – Pharmacovigilance

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

External

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Not applicable – Completion of a Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health will not allow the graduate to register in Australia as a Pharmacist.

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

A student who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

Graduate Certificate of Pharmaceutical Public Health

Approved abbreviation

GCertPhPH

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Students who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Pharmaceutical Public Health, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under this course

Special Awards

Not applicable