Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

This selective-entry, research-oriented honours degree is designed for capable and highly-motivated students who want hands-on involvement in research projects. It prepares you for the compulsory one-year internship that you will need to complete in order to gain Australia-wide registration as a pharmacist. Once you've successfully completed the degree and the internship, you will be registered to practise in any area of pharmacy in Australia, including community or hospital pharmacy. Alternatively, this degree provides you with a foundation from which you can progress with further studies, to achieve a range of other career opportunities.

Structure

Total Credit Points: 384

Subjects

  • Chemistry, Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics, Drug delivery, Pharmacology, Pharmacy practice.

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65% (see calculator below).

Recognition

After the successful completion of internship and an examination, you'll be eligible for registration as a pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. A reciprocal registration also exists with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand, allowing registration after a reduced period of working under supervision.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bundoora Domestic: $142,080
International: $180,480
  • ATAR: 75.40
No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

The type of careers this qualification leads to may include pharmacist

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