Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program has been designed in consultation with the pharmacy profession to capture the latest practices and emerging trends in community and hospital pharmacy. Graduates may be employed in community pharmacies, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry and in drug regulatory and research roles, or alternatively they will be well equipped to proceed to postgraduate studies in pharmacy-related areas.

Structure

384 credit points in a set program of study. This is a four-year course including pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics, prescribing, pharmacology and drug metabolism. Professional practice units are undertaken in QUT's dispensary and counselling facilities before a series of professional placements in community and hospital pharmacies.

Subjects

  • Pharmacy

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) and Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C).

Recognition

This course is accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council. Following graduation, approximately 12 months of pre-registration training, performed under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, is required to meet registration requirements of the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Graduates are eligible for membership with organisations such as the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, the Pharmacy Guild, and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

Study pathways

Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course on the basis of completed or partially completed studies and other assessable learning outcomes.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $163,600 No information available No No information available

Further information

Hepatitis B vaccination; CPR certification; a current Blue Card prior to commencing placement. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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