Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

Develop your skills in labs and simulation facilities that mimic the pharmacy environment. More than 400 hours of professional placement from your first year. Our course reflects the complexity of pharmacy practice in the real world. Your studies will focus on priority health areas of patient care, such as musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and mental health conditions. You will learn from pharmacy experts with established careers in patient-centred care and award-winning research. Each semester you will build on previous learning to develop a thorough understanding of the factors that can contribute to a patient’s overall health and care plan. You will complete more than 400 hours of professional placement in this course. Placements start in the first semester of your second year and are completed in hospital and community pharmacy environments, and in emerging healthcare roles where pharmacists are increasingly being employed. On campus you will develop your skills in modern scientific laboratories and simulation facilities that mimic a real pharmacy environment. The honours component of the course offers you a competitive advantage in the workplace. You will be a critical thinker with a strong foundation in research, and have advanced skills to become a leader in a profession where responsibilities and capabilities are expanding.


384 credit points.


  • Pharmacy

Standard entry requirements

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


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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $158,400
  • ATAR: 76
  • Full-time : 4 years

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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