University of Canberra

Bachelor of Pharmacy

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This course equips students with the skills, knowledge, experience, and qualifications required to become an official Australian registered pharmacist. This four-year, full-time course teaches the science behind the practical preparation of drugs and medicines to treat injuries, illnesses, and deficiencies - and explores how to apply evidence-based knowledge, research, and scientific theory to the clinical reasoning, treatment, and evaluation of patients. Students will: Be educated in the theoretical, technical, written, practical and clinical components of pharmacy; explore the science behind the preparation of drugs and medicines; learn how to prepare a wide range of drugs and medicines; understand how the human body reacts to certain medications; acquire and apply clinical reasoning, treatment and evaluation skills to life sciences; combine theory with hands-on experience in practical laboratory classes and clinical placements; and gain the necessary knowledge, exposure, attitudes and clinical decision-making skills required to practice as a pharmacist achieve a globally recognised accreditation.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $147,200
  • ATAR: 80

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