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Curtin University Pharmacy School undergraduate entry

  

Overview

Curtin University School of Pharmacy in Australia offers the only undergraduate entry course in Western Australia leading to registration.  The Bachelor of Pharmacy at Curtin University allows students to combine science skills with a passion for helping people. This Curtin University Bachelor of Pharmacy program in Australia offers practical experience as well as theory, is fully accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council and can lead to registration as a professional pharmacist in Australia. Curtin University Bachelor of Pharmacy students will study aspects of how and why medicines work, and how medicines are formulated, administered and used in the treatment of disease.

Curtin University Bachelor of Pharmacy Overview

Curtin’s Bachelor of Pharmacy allows you to combine your knowledge of science with your passion to help people. The course offers theoretical and practical experience. You will study aspects of how and why medicines work, and how medicines are formulated, administered and used in the treatment of disease.

Your first year of the course is interprofessional and is undertaken with other health sciences students. Your second year introduces pharmacy primary care, pharmaceutics, antimicrobial therapy, and pharmacology units.

Third year units become more practice-based, with the addition of subjects like pharmacotherapy, pharmaceutical practice and evidence-based complementary medicine. Clinical placements are undertaken in your fourth year, which consolidate your practice-based units.

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What Attracts Canadians to study the Bachelor of Pharmacy at Curtin University in Australia?

  • This is the only undergraduate course in Western Australia that leads to eligibility for registration as a pharmacist.
  • Staff are committed to delivering innovative and excellent teaching to enable learning.
  • Curtin has a new, modern model dispensary.
  • The curriculum reflects contemporary practice.

Clinical Work Experience

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy at Curtin University undertake twelve weeks of clinical placements. Clinical placements are undertaken in the fourth year, which consolidates the practice-based units.

Entry Requirements

For entry into the Bachelor of Pharmacy at Curtin University, students must have:

  • Completion of a Provincial High School Diploma with an average of 60 or better in Year 12, including a grade of 60 or better in Year 12 English (except Quebec where separate evidence of English competence is required); OR
  • Successful completion of the first year of a Bachelor degree at a recognised institution.
  • Chemistry and Mathematics are necessary for entry to the course. Biology and Human Biology are desirable

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

Curtin University Bachelor of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council. After completing the program, students are required to compete 1824 hours of training before applying to register with the Pharmacy Board of Australia to practice as a pharmacist in Australia. Pharmacists registered in Australia can apply to practice in New Zealand. The Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Curtin University is recognized worldwide (although some countries require the fulfillment of additional educational or practical training programs).

It is the student’s responsibility to contact their local credentialing body for re-entry pathways.  The Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) is the national certification body for the pharmacy profession in Canada. Upon returning, students must go through an evaluation procedure with the PEBC.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Pharmacy
Length of Program:4 years full time
Intake:February
Application Deadline:15 December
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Health Sciences
Country:Australia