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Postgraduate Certficiate in Pharmacy (PGCertPharm) endorsed in Social Pharmacy


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.

There are two endorsement options:

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To undertake the Social Pharmacy endorsement, you should take:

  • PHCY 548 Pharmaceutical Policy (30 points), and
  • One of:
    • PHCY 541 Medicines Information (30 points)
    • PHCY 542 Medicines Management (30 points)
    • GENA 720 Refugee and Migrant Health (30 points)
    • PRHC 701 New Zealand Primary Health Care (30 points)

There may be other paper options—check the Guide to Enrolment for helpful suggestions.

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

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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; either Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (endorsed in Medicines Management) or Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (endorsed in Social Pharmacy) depending on the choices of papers you wish to undertake (see above for paper outlines). 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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