Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

University of South Australia

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.

Course Fee:

International: $150,000

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.


144 units

Subjects you can Study:


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.

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.


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.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City East 71.65 No Full time 4 years
City East 71.65 No Part time
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B