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Postgraduate study takes your degree further with advanced pharmacy training and research

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The University of Otago School of Pharmacy is ranked in the top 100 pharmacy schools in the world (QS ranking, 2018). Postgraduate students play a critical role in our culture.

We have highly-active postgraduate teaching and research programmes. At any given time, we have approximately 30 PhD students and 10 other postgraduate students or visiting researchers working in the School.


For practising pharmacists who wish to extend their knowledge.

PGCertPharm endorsed in Medicines Optimisation

For practising pharmacists who may wish to advance to the PGDipClinPharm.


Become a pharmacist prescriber (new course starting in 2021).


Pursue advanced education in clinical pharmacy as you step towards the MClinPharm degree.


The highest level of clinical training for practising pharmacists in New Zealand.


Explore research opportunities in clincial pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, or pharmacy practice.

Postgraduate research opportunities at the School of Pharmacy