Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

University of South Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) enables students to develop advanced skills in research, focusing on an area of specialisation in pharmacy and related sciences. On-campus facilities include a state-of-the-art, purpose-built pharmacy laboratory and a mock pharmacy where students can learn dispensary skills and skills in drug development and pharmaceutical sciences.


144 units


  • Pharmacy

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Diploma level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program and meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


Successful completion of the program satisfies the academic requirements for registration as a pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Eligibility for registration is determined by the Pharmacy Board of Australia and includes a suitably recognised and appropriate period of supervised training. The program is accredited with the Australian Pharmacy Council.

Study pathways

Students can gain two qualifications with one extra year of study when they complete a double degree. Students studying the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) may be eligible to pair it with the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science in their second year if they receive a grade point average (GPA) of 5 or more.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City East International: $157,600
  • ATAR: 72
No No information available

Further information

Entry requirements include ONE of the following prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Biology, SACE Stage 2 Chemistry, SACE Stage 2 Physics. All students enrolled in a degree leading to professional registration must be registered with the relevant National Board. The registration process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with the University providing notification to AHPRA following enrolment in the degree. Students who undertake activities where interaction with the public is required must obtain a current National Police Clearance and a Current National Criminal History Record Check (Child-Related Clearance) from the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). This certificate is valid for the duration of the degree.

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