University of Newcastle pharmacy practical experience

19 January 2015

Clinical placements start in Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) first year of study and continue throughout the degree providing students with substantial clinical experience in a variety of settings both locally and nationally. This ensures students are continually putting into practice the theory and hands-on skills they learn throughout the degree.

University of Newcastle Pharmacy School
Study Pharmacy at the University of Newcastle Pharmacy School

Students will gain clinical experience in a variety of health settings, which may include community facilities, hospitals, rural pharmacies, aged care facilities.
To prepare for clinical placements, students will build practical skills through inter-professional simulated learning activities in the Newcastle Pharmacy School’s fully functioning demonstration pharmacy, hospital-based simulation wards and the Hunter New England Simulation Centre.
The clinical placement component of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) is substantial and occurs in a range of diverse clinical contexts throughout the Hunter, Central Coast, Mid North Coast and University Department of Rural Health sites.

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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Do you have questions about studying pharmacy at Newcastle Pharmacy School? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Pharmacy Schools Officer Rachel Brady by emailing, or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.