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The PGCertPharm (endorsed) is the first of the programmes of study. It can be gained by successfully completing any two papers to the value of 60 points. If you want to move towards the PGDipClinPharm, then you need to consider taking papers relevant to that qualification.

The endorsement is:

  • Medicines Optimisation (details below)


To undertake the Medicines Optimisation endorsement, you should take:

  • PHCY 510 Evidence-Based Practice (30 points)
  • PHCY 511 Patient-Centred Care (30 points)

A requirement for the programme is that candidates are registered pharmacists in New Zealand or Australia and practising in their country of residence.

For key dates relating to the above papers please click here


For any enquiries please contact the Postgraduate Administrator

The following link will take you to the University page for the qualification, which outlines information and regulations for the programme. Using the yellow "Apply Now" button on the top right will start the process. You will first be directed to create (new students to the University) a Student Portal, or log into (returning students) the Student Portal using your username and password. From here you apply for the programme Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (endorsed in Medicines Optimisation). Please remember to return to your Student Portal, as this is where your Letter of Offer will be sent!

Enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy

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