Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Science

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc) in Pharmaceutical Science is designed for pharmacy and science graduates who wish to develop and enhance their knowledge and skill in respect of the development and introduction of new pharmaceutical products.

Students who have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science may apply to credit the 60 points completed into the PGDipHSc.

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 the following courses:

  • PHARMACY 750 - Pharmaceutical Formulation (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 751 - Pharmaceutical Techniques (30 Points)

    and 60 points from:
  • 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)

 Or

  • PHARMACY 750 - Pharmaceutical Formulation (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 751 - Pharmaceutical Techniques (30 Points)

    and 30 points from:
  • 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)

and

30 points from other courses offered at 700 level at this University, with the approval of the Head of the School of Pharmacy.

Regulations


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

These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Diplomas.

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.  

Further study options


Students who complete this degree with a minimum B average may proceed to the Master of Health Sciences and complete a thesis in an area of pharmaceutical science.

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