• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Throughout your degree you will gain valuable practical experience in research methods and the professional workplace. Enjoy the flexibility to focus on and specialise in particular areas of interest such as immunology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, forensic toxicology, pharmaceutical biotechnology or advanced physiology.

Study a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science at University of Canberra and you will:

  • acquire an extensive knowledge of human biology and chemistry with a focus on improving human health.
  • engage in practical experience in research methods and the workplace
  • enjoy the freedom to choose further study in immunology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, forensic toxicology, pharmaceutical biotechnology or advanced physiology.

Career opportunities

  • Pharmaceutical scientific evaluation
  • Research and risk assessment
  • Pharmacy – subject to further training and accreditation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods
  • Data Analysis in Science
  • Communication in Science 
  • Integrated Studies of Disease 
  • Human Biochemistry 
  • Human Physiology and the Lifecycle 
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.
CRICOS Code: 069269A

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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