Duration

4 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

Pharmacy Aust Cntr Excellence, St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2016*

7/87

Don't have the OP or rank?

* OP/Entry Rank for entry into a program may change for 2017 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)

725002 - B Pharmacy (Hons)
725002 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English, Maths B and Chemistry.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Pharmacy

Email: pharmacy@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 1900

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/pharmacy/

Duration

4 Years full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

64

Faculty

Health & Behavioural Sciences

Location

Pharmacy Aust Cntr Excellence, St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English, Maths B and Chemistry. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 082626J

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/pharmacy/

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)?

This program prepares students for a distinguished career in industry, community, hospital pharmacy or government. Students will learn at the state-of-the-art Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) - a world-class, $100 million teaching and research facility located in UQ's biomedical science precinct at Woolloongabba.

What you can study

From first year, students will build a strong knowledge foundation in areas including chemistry, biology, physiology, anatomy and the pharmacy profession. The program also has six integrated streams of study: quality use of medicines, dosage form design, social and professional aspects of pharmacy, drug discovery, biological fate of drugs; and data analysis in pharmacy.

Students also have the option of completing a short research activity in either a community or hospital pharmacy that focuses on promoting effective and efficient use of medicines.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Placement courses

Students undertake over 350 hours of supervised clinical practice in a range of clinical settings that includes hospital and community pharmacies. The School has partnerships with over 500 pharmacies throughout rural and metropolitan Australia and overseas.

During their placements, students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge acquired through coursework and research to practice and develop their clinical skills in real life settings.

Students will undertake a variety of sessional practical experiences from year one before commencing two 4-week block placements in year four.

Students may be required to undertake clinical placements outside of the Brisbane metropolitan area and students are required to fund their travel, accommodation and daily living expenses.

Honours

Honours will be awarded to all graduates of this program.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2016*
7/87

* OP/Entry Rank for entry into a program may change for 2017 admissions.

QTAC Code(s)
725002 - B Pharmacy (Hons)

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English, Maths B and Chemistry.

Additional application information

This program may have inherent requirements that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.

Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.

Students must obtain at the commencement of the program and thereafter hold for the duration of the program, a current Blue card.

For applicants who need to provide evidence of English proficiency, please note that this program requires a higher level of English language proficiency than the UQ minimum.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Year 12 or equivalent English, Maths B and Chemistry.

Additional application requirements

Students are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible to allow adequate time for their student visa to be processed.

This program may have inherent requirements that need to be met prior to undertaking placement.

Students are required to provide proof of immunisation against certain diseases, as per the School's immunisation schedule.

Students must obtain at the commencement of the program and thereafter hold for the duration of the program, a current Blue card.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 082626J

English proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Students are expected to fund travel and living expenses associated with placements, some of which may be outside the Brisbane metropolitan area.
  • A clinical uniform shirt is required and may be purchased from the School.
  • Costs for vaccinations and serology are the responsibility of the student and will vary based on individual and program requirements.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Careers

UQ's Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) leads to careers three areas of Pharmacy.

Community pharmacy, where you:

  • provide primary healthcare by identifying and treating common ailments
  • dispense prescriptions and give specialist medication advice
  • promote community health, illness prevention and healthy lifestyle choices

Hospital pharmacy, where you:

  • prepare and supply medicines
  • provide drug information to healthcare professionals
  • educate and advise patients, doctors and nurses on the appropriate and safe use of medicines

Industrial pharmacy, where you:

  • manufacture, quality control and undertake clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals
  • register, commercialise and market pharmaceutical products.
Our graduates have also gone onto senior positions within both the pharmacy and healthcare industries, as well as government. They have also used pharmacy as a pathway for further study in medicine, or a career in academia or research and development.

To find out more about where a career in Pharmacy can take you, visit the Careers in Health website.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Accreditation body

  • Australian Pharmacy Council

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #64 from the BPharm(Hons) course list. Refer to the BPharm(Hons) rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)