Bachelor of Pharmacy

University of Canberra

This program prepares students for a career in pharmacy within a variety of national and international practice settings (community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, clinical consultant pharmacy, technical consultant pharmacy, government, research, education and industry. The course involves course work, laboratories and clinical practice over four years and is offered on a full-time basis only. Students are required to complete all of the subjects listed in the course structure and are normally expected to complete all of one year's work before enrolling in a later-year subject. In each year, the pharmacy subjects are usually co-requisites for each other and so sequencing of units is essential. Foundation year science and pharmacy subjects are prerequisites for subsequent study in later years. Students are required to reach a satisfactory standard in both the theoretical, technical, written, practical and clinical components of all pharmacy subjects in the course.

Course Fee:

International: $143,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent. English Language Requirements: An overall academic IELTS of 7.0, or equivalent, with no band score below 7.0. 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.


96 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Pharmacotherapeutics; Pharmacy practice.

Further information:

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.


The University of Canberra Bachelor of Pharmacy course has been accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC).

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 61.65 No Full time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

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