New Zealand Diploma in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician - Specialist)

Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Pharmacy

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$5,067

over 2 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the pharmacy sector with specialist pharmacy technicians who carry out a range of specialist pharmacy services.

This qualification is intended for people who are already operating as pharmacy technicians, and who are intending to enter into an operational/management/leadership specialist pharmacy technician role.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements: Applicants must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Technician) (Level 5) [Ref: 1889] or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills. AND Applicants must be employed in a pharmacy environment and have a minimum of 1 years' experience in a pharmacy technician role following the award of a Pharmacy Technician level 5 qualification. AND Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an-overall lELTS (Academic) band score of 6.5 (with no score below 6.5) or equivalent achieved within the preceding 2 years AND Provide an attestation from their employer that they will be supported and released to attend scheduled lecture, block and/or workshop course delivery.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$2,533 $5,067
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,148 $6,295
Total $5,681 $11,362

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

100%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $43,751
Earnings range $33,334 - $47,470
In employment 73%
In further study 18%
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

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Hiwinui Heke Māori Pharmacy Scholarship

Provided by:

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Website:

http://www.pharmac.health.nz

Value:

For Pharmaceutical Study Assistance

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701
Email: bob.laycock@manukau.ac.nz
Web: http://www.manukau.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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