James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Learn about the practical use of medicines, preventative healthcare strategies and effective communication. You will study a comprehensive range of core subjects including chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, biology, pharmacology, therapeutics and research. Access expertise from leading pharmacists who are experienced and passionate about helping you succeed. Benefit from small class sizes with individual support to help you achieve your best. Become skilled through hands-on experience with clinical placements in low-resource communities (in both community pharmacies and hospitals), where you’ll get to make a real difference to the health of regional, rural, remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Working in these settings gives you a wide scope of experience, equipping you with the skills to work in any setting from the outback to the city.With over 600 hours of placement, JCU’s Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree has the highest number of clinical placement hours for any undergraduate pharmacy degree within Australia. Be in demand when you graduate with JCU’s Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree. Ranked as the number one Queensland university for full-time graduate employment for pharmacists*, JCU will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in any setting. Be prepared for clinical practice in Australia and develop the skills to conduct pharmacy practice research, whether in community, hospital or other areas of practice. Students can choose from a professional or research stream in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours). In the professional honours stream, you will be part of a team investigating a problem in the clinical environment. Students in the research stream independently research projects to identify new knowledge and develop research skills.

Standard entry requirements

English (Units 3/4,C), Chemistry (3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (3/4,C)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
JCU Mackay No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
JCU Townsville International: $148,320 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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