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Overview

With an unrivalled reputation for excellence, the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Pharmacy offers a world-class professional pharmacy program, taught by internationally-renowned, award-winning academics that provides you with the ideal preparation for a career in pharmacy.

The Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney is a four-year, full-time professional degree combining advanced scientific investigation with training in clinical practice and optimum patient care. Specifically, it covers the study of the chemical, physical, pharmaceutical, and pharmacological properties of medicinal substances and the application of these in the pharmacy profession.

Students connect with and learn from academics who are experts in their fields, and have access to the latest technology, facilities and teaching laboratories.

University of Sydney Bachelor of Pharmacy Overview

The first year is a foundation year in which students study biology, chemistry, and basic pharmaceutical sciences and are introduced to the profession of pharmacy. The remaining three years are devoted to higher levels of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, together with specialized clinical pharmacy studies. During third and fourth year, considerable time is spent in clinical placements in community and hospital pharmacies, where valuable practical experience is gained.

An honours program is offered to high-performing students in the final year of study and focuses on research into one of the Faculty’s key research themes: Cancer, Cardiovascular, Health Services and Patient Safety and Respiratory.

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Clinical Work Experience

Students undertake weekly visits to community pharmacies during their third year. Students also have a one week block placement in third year and at least a further two weeks in fourth year. By the end of their fourth year, all students have had at least three one week placement blocks in clinical experience, as well as the series of community pharmacy visits. The one week block placements are carried out at hospital and community pharmacies, and include opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, professional organizations and in rural health settings.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Entry into the Bachelor of Pharmacy program for students holding Ontario Secondary School Diploma
    • minimum grade average of 79% in 6 university/college courses. Assumed knowledge in Mathematics and Chemistry (also Biology or Physics are recommended).
  • University (Tertiary) Record Holders
    • Very good tertiary record in at least one year of full-time study at Bachelor’s degree level (or part-time equivalent).
  • Credit for previous study
    • If you have previously completed relevant other studies at tertiary level you may be eligible for credit for previous studies – also called ‘credit transfer’ or ‘advanced standing’ – for the Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

To become a registered pharmacist, graduates of this course must complete 1,824 hours (one year) of supervised practical training and the Intern Training Program in order to register with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

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.

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