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: $134,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; 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; Non-standard English language requirements; Police Check; Immunisation Check


96 credit points. All students 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.

Subjects you can Study:

Pharmacotherapeutics; Pharmacy practice

Study Pathways:

An honours stream is available within this degree. Students will undertake their honours project instead of electives in the final four semesters of the course.

Further information:

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS of 7.0 overall, or equivalent, with no band score below 7.0.


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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 80 No Full time 4 years
Canberra 80 No Part time 8 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.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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