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Explore the science behind the preparation of medicines and gain the necessary knowledge and clinical decision-making skills required to practice as a registered pharmacist in Australia.

You’ll learn the theoretical, technical, written, practical and clinical components of pharmacy required to become a medication specialist.

As the global ageing population continues to grow, and the need for additional services (including comprehensive medication review, asthma care, blood pressure monitoring and vaccination) increases, you’ll graduate ready for a career in-demand.

Study a Bachelor of Pharmacy and further your study with a Master of Pharmacy degree to elevate your career in an industry that is set to expand.

Real-world experiences

Participate in multiple industry placements at metropolitan, rural or regional community and hospital pharmacies, as well as in residential aged care facilities.

Learn from the best

Learn from our experienced clinical educators and internationally recognised health researchers.

Strong industry connections

Benefit from our strong industry links with hospitals, healthcare centres, private practices, government and beyond, and graduate with a wealth of industry connections.

Research ready

Complete a project to dive into research that will inform practice change.

Professional recognition

Professionally accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC).

Career opportunities

Pharmacists work in a variety of settings.

  • A practicing pharmacist working in a community pharmacy, general practice, residential aged care facility, or in a hospital pharmacy
  • A regulator within the government and broader pharmaceutical industry
  • Private pharmaceutical organisations
  • Government pharmaceutical organisations


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Assoc Prof Alison ShieldDiscipline Lead, Associate Professor
Asst Prof Mary BushellClinical Assistant Professor
Dr Lynn CheongSenior Lecturer
Dr Kwang Choon YeeLecturer
Dr Zahid HussainLecturer
Assoc Prof Sam KosariAssociate Professor
Prof Mark NauntonProfessor
Assoc Prof Jackson ThomasAssociate Professor
Ms Lyn ToddSenior Lecturer