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Pharmacy with Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
Students enrolled in the Pharmacy with Honours program  offered at University of New England will develop a strong foundation in basic and pharmaceutical sciences core skills which will be integrated with contemporary knowledge and application of pharmaceutics and pharmacy practice.
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Prior to the commencement of the third year, students are required to complete 100 hours of practical experience work in a pharmacy which will be integrated into their course work. In the fourth or final year of the degree students will be required to undertake approximately 200 hours of clinical placements in community and hospital pharmacies of which some placements will be outside normal university trimester times. Students will be encouraged to take these placements in rural and regional areas.

Pharmacy with Honours program at University of New England is offered as a 4-year full time undergraduate course and is also available by distance education. The University of New England is the first university in Australia to offer a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours by distance education delivery. The degree must be completed within ten years from the date of commencement.

This program has been granted accreditation by the Australian Pharmacy Council and is approved by the Pharmacy Board of Australia as a qualification leading to registration as a pharmacist in Australia.

Career Opportunities

Examples include community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, drug production, marketing or drug development in the pharmaceutical industry.

Knowledge of a Discipline

Students are able to apply the knowledge and skills across a number of areas relevant to pharmacy. This will be taught in lectures, tutorials and workshops and will be assessed in a range of assessment tasks.

Communication Skills

Students will build both verbal and written practical communication skills. They will be assessed on these skills.

Problem Solving

Students will have problem solving approaches demonstrated in learning materials and will develop the capacity for problem solving throughout the course. Problem solving will be assessed in a range of assessment tasks.

Information Literacy

Students will be required to demonstrate skills in retrieval and appraisal of information. This will be assessed.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Trimester 2- only Online

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Quantitative Skills with Applications
  • Introduction to Pharmacy

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 084829D

  • International students apply direct to UNE through UNE International. This course is only available On Campus in Armidale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29400 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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