Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Science

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc) specialising in Pharmaceutical Science, addresses techniques employed within pharmaceutical science and the formulation of pharmaceutical products.

This specialisation is offered by the School of Pharmacy.  Some courses in this subject area are offered in a Flexible learning format.

Students are required to enrol and complete 60 points from the following courses:

  • PHARMACY 750 - Pharmaceutical Formulation (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 751 - Pharmaceutical Techniques (30 Points) 
  • PHARMACY 752 - Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 753 - Regulatory Affairs (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 754 - Pharmaceutical Science Research Proposal (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 760 - Literature Review in Pharmaceutical Sciences (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 761 - Pharmaceutical Science Research Project (15 Points)

Important information

Places on this programme are limited. Priority may be given to applications received on or before the closing date of 8 December.

New students, to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

To apply for this programme click on the red APPLY NOW button.  


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University's Calendar Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

Further study

Students completing this programme may continue with the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences specialising in Pharmaceutical Science.

View information on other courses offered by the School of Pharmacy.

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