Welcome to UTS: Pharmacy


Welcome to the MyPlacement site for students enrolled in:

  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Master of Pharmacy (International)


UTS: Pharmacy provides innovative, practice-based pharmacy education and high impact research that improves the quality use of medicine.

We are committed to producing career-ready graduates. Master of Pharmacy students experience a diverse range of clinical placement opportunities.

Students complete approximately 520 hours over the two year program, ranging from half day per week placements during teaching sessions to block placements during session breaks.

Students are allocated placements within the Sydney metropolitan and greater Sydney areas. Opportunities to undertake placements in rural and regional settings are also available for students.


Clinical placement schedule

Year 1

Year 1 is spent in the same community pharmacy for all placements

Autumn Session - Community pharmacy 1/2 day per week

Session break (June/July) - Community pharmacy 2 week block (full-time)

Spring Session - Community pharmacy 1/2 day per week


Year 2

Year 2 is spent in a range of practice settings:

Summer session break (January, February) - Hospital pharmacy (2 weeks of dedicated on-campus orientation to clinical practice plus 2 weeks hospital pharmacy pending placement availability)

Summer session break (January, February) – Community pharmacy or alternative and specialist settings (see above for examples) (2 weeks)

Winter session break (July) – Community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy or alternative and specialist settings (4 weeks)