• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Do you have a passion for helping people and an interest in science? Then a career in pharmacy could be for you! Did you know that the University of Tasmania's Bachelor of Pharmacy has 100 per cent employment outcomes for its graduates? What’s more, we’re one of the most highly ranked pharmacy schools in Australia.


The University of Tasmania also has the only Pharmacy degree in Australia where you can start in July and still finish at the same time as students who started the course in February of the same year,# saving you months off your course.

The time that you will spend in work placements in hospital and community pharmacies is one of the highest of all pharmacy degrees in Australia - so you'll gain a leading edge applying what you learn in the class room to real life situations.  What are you waiting for? Contact us today!


This degree is professionally accredited and graduates who complete the requisite steps can register with the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Applications are accepted at any time for most courses.

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Year 1 of the degree provide the basis for future learning with a focus on the basic sciences and an introduction to the role of pharmacy in the healthcare system.

Year 2 involves the study of how drugs interact with the human body, and how drug knowledge can be applied to improving consumers' health outcomes.

Years 3 and 4 have a combined focus on applied therapeutics and pharmacy practice to prepare graduates for an exciting range of roles in an evolving healthcare system. Practice-based training is undertaken at community, hospital and other pharmacy practice sites throughout Tasmania and possibly interstate and overseas.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

All applicants must have obtained Satisfactory Achievement awards in the following subjects of the Tasmanian Certificate of Education [TCE] or its equivalent: Chemistry (CHM315109) and Mathematics (Mathematics Applied (MTA315109) or Mathematics Methods (MTM315309) or equivalent will be accepted. Biology (BIO315109) is highly recommended but not required. Alternate entry based on previous tertiary study is also available via our Transition to Pharmacy Practice unit.

CRICOS: 002058K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32085 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32085 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. 

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


We support academic achievement - that's why we provide special bursaries and scholarships tailor-made for pharmacy students!

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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