Newcastle Pharmacy students benefit from theoretical and clinical training

17 December 2014

Throughout the Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours program at Newcastle Pharmacy School, students will develop an extensive knowledge of the essential underpinning sciences, pharmacotherapeutics and pharmaceutical sciences that are required to practice as a pharmacist.

University of Newcastle Pharmacy School
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Pharmacy students will develop and practice the core competencies required to work in clinical, hospital and community pharmacy settings. These attributes include strong interpersonal and communication skills, clinical leadership and ability to provide health care to culturally diverse communities.
In particular, students will study

  • core biomedical sciences, including anatomy and physiology;
  • dosage formulations;
  • chemistry;
  • drug design and discovery;
  • pharmacotherapeutics;
  • mental health first aid;
  • epidemiology and pharmacoeconomics; and
  • clinical leadership and communication.

Throughout the Bachelor of Pharmacy, students also have the opportunity to develop outstanding research capabilities under the guidance of the university’s experienced academic staff who are world leaders in their respective fields.
Through research, students can further investigate drug design and discovery, formulation development, pharmacy practice, personalised health care and health technologies assessment, such as pharmacoeconomics. This foundation in research helps prepare graduates for a career in a rapidly evolving global environment.

University of Newcastle Bachelor of Pharmacy

Program: Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours
Location: Callaghan, Newcastle, New South Wales
Duration: 4 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: While there is no set application deadline, applicants are strongly encouraged by to apply as early as possible.

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