Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: December 1
Full-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$35,800
Domestic tuition: A$9,359

Program overview

Study a Bachelor of Pharmacy at UC and you will: be educated in the theoretical, technical, written, practical and clinical components of pharmacy explore the science behind the preparation of drugs and medicines learn how to prepare a wide range of drugs and medicines understand how the human body reacts to certain medications acquire and apply clinical reasoning, treatment and evaluation skills to life sciences combine theory with hands-on experience in practical laboratory classes and clinical placements. gain the necessary knowledge, exposure, attitudes and clinical decision-making skills required to practice as a pharmacist achieve a globally recognised accreditation.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Completely online

Requirements

Admission Requirements Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course. The normal UC requirements for admission to undergraduate degrees are based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means: Year 12 ATAR other Australian Qualification work Experience overseas Qualification Additional Admission Requirements All students in the Bachelor of Pharmacy course are required to complete clinical practice placement in blocks of time, often outside of teaching time. These clinical practice placements are essential to the program. Prior to commencing clinical practice, all students need to present a complete immunisation schedule as a requirement of the ACT and NSW health departments. All students are required to undergo an Australian Federal Police Record check prior to undertaking clinical placement in the ACT, and a NSW Police check before undertaking placement in NSW. All pharmacy students will be registered as students with the Pharmacy Board of Australia after admission to the Bachelor of Pharmacy course Assumed Knowledge ACT: Mathematical Methods major and either Biology or Human Movement major(s); and Chemistry or Physics major(s). NSW: Mathematics and either Biology or Human Movement, and Physics or Chemistry. English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS of 7.0 overall, or equivalent, with no band score below 7.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Career opportunities

A registered UC Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate is an important component of any healthcare team as they can assess a variety of medical ailments and possess the knowledge to recommend a range of drugs and medicines to help resolve or manage multiple medical issues. Also, as the global aging population continues to grow, the demand for qualified pharmacy graduates capable of offering additional services such asthma care, blood pressure monitoring, and more is expected to increase. In addition, each UC Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate leaves UC with a comprehensive list of industry and stakeholder contacts and should have no problem moving into positions in the following areas: as a practicing pharmacist, working in a community or a hospital pharmacy as a regulator within the government and broader pharmaceutical industry.

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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