The Sydney Pharmacy advantage

24 July 2015

The University of Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best educators in pharmacy.  In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 – Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Sydney was ranked as the #2 pharmacy school in Australia.

A class above

The Faculty of Pharmacy has more than 100 years of experience in delivering world-class professional pharmacy education.

University of Pharmacy School
Study pharmacy at the University of Sydney

To gain the competitive edge as a future pharmacist, it’s crucial that students learn from the best and most experienced in the industry. At the University of Sydney, Bachelor of Pharmacy students will learn from and engage directly with the faculty’s team of internationally renowned academics. The wealth of expertise and experience at the faculty is unrivalled. Students will be taught by leading experts, several of whom are still active professionals in community pharmacies, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry and government bodies.
The faculty prides itself on the quality of its graduates. Students will benefit from innovative and effective teaching programs, exposure to modern clinical settings and in-depth interaction with world-leading academics, placing them in a cohort of the most desirable pharmacy graduates in Australia.

Superior graduate satisfaction

Sydney Pharmacy School graduates rank their experience with the course and the faculty as extremely satisfying and rewarding.
The Australian Graduate Survey is an annual survey used by Graduate Careers Australia to compile information from graduates of all Australian universities. It incorporates the Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) which gathers data about the graduate’s perceptions of their higher education experience. Participants have scored the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney an overall satisfaction rank of 97 percent.

Connect with health care peers

Mirroring the real-life health care landscape, the Faculty of Pharmacy is a core member of a broader health division within the university. Engagement with Sydney Medical School and Faculties of Dentistry and Nursing & Midwifery creates an extensive multi-disciplinary network of health care professionals to collaborate with. Both students and academic researchers in the Faculty of Pharmacy benefit greatly from the breadth of knowledge and insight made available by these collaborations.

University of Sydney Bachelor of Pharmacy Program

Program: Bachelor of Pharmacy
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Semester intake: February
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: It is recommended that Canadian students apply as early as possible to provide time for the pre-departure process.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants are required to have completed their high school diploma in order to be eligible for entry
  • Assumed knowledge: Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology or Physics. To study in the Bachelor of Pharmacy, you are expected to have knowledge of these subject areas. Grade 12 Physics is also recommended but not required.
  • If you have commenced or completed a university degree or any post-secondary studies, your most recent studies will be assessed in terms of your grades. If you have not completed the necessary prerequisite subjects in your post-secondary studies, your high school transcripts will then be assessed for prerequisite subjects. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Apply to the University of Sydney Pharmacy School!


Do you have questions about how to apply to Sydney Pharmacy School? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Pharmacy Schools Officer Rachel Brady at, or phone toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355 for more information.