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Pharmacy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #701 (QS) Darwin, Australia
As a pharmacist, you are responsible for providing information, advice, and education on medicines and health issues helping patients achieve optimal health care. The Pharmacy programme is offered by Charles Darwin University.
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During Pharmacy programme offered by Charles Darwin University, you will develop your knowledge and skills in areas such as the chemical, physical, and biological properties of drugs, how medications work, their usage, and their clinical effects.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in practical activities and complete a pre-registration internship at an Australian pharmacy.

This course meets the demands for Pharmacy services and research in Australia with additional focus on rural and remote practice to meet the unique and diverse needs of communities in these regions.

Pharmacists graduating from the Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours will have research experiences that allow them to continue research in broad fields that include but not limited to new medications discovery to best pharmacy practice.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in community, retail and hospitals pharmacies, as well as roles in government, private and non-government organisations (NGO).


This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    This course is available through Course Transfer only

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Chemical Concepts
  • Biochemistry
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology and Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 094983M

  • There is no direct entry into this course. This course is only available as an internal transfer from the Bachelor of Pharmacy to current students who have completed the first three years of the Bachelor of Pharmacy with GPA >5.0. Offers may be limited and will be made on the basis of invitation and interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35280 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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