University of Queensland Bachelor of Pharmacy

15 January 2014

The University of Queensland’s Bachelor of Pharmacy is a well-established, professionally accredited learning framework that is well received by both students and the profession. The program has evolved into one of the country’s most comprehensive and well-respected pharmacy degrees, both domestically and internationally.

University of Queensland Pharmacy School
The amazing PACE facilities at UQ Pharmacy School

The undergraduate program runs over 4 years, full time, after which graduates are eligible to complete a 48-week paid internship in either community or hospital pharmacy.
On completion of the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree and internship, graduates are eligible for registration as a pharmacist in Australia.
The program prepares graduates for the contemporary role of the pharmacist in society ensuring that patients optimize medication usage. Initial courses on chemical, physical, and biological studies lead to professional specialties in later years.
Students accepted into the UQ School of Pharmacy enter a progressive, industry-driven educational environment that consistently employs and sets new standards in professional preparation. Students enjoy the support of a highly experienced and supportive team of award-winning academic staff, as well as state-of-the-art facilities offered within the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE).
The program is structured around six themes:

  • Quality Use of Medicines
  • Dosage Form Design
  • Drug Discovery
  • Data Analysis in Pharmacy
  • Biological Fate of Drugs
  • Social and Professional Aspects of Pharmacy

Would you like more information about studying pharmacy at the UQ Pharmacy School?

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