Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Pharmacy



University Location Orange, New South Wales
City Population 38,000
Student Population 42,300 (across all campuses)
Main Campus Orange
Program Campus Orange
Program Duration 4 years
Estimated Annual Tuition $33,600 AUD (2023 fees; subject to increase)
Semester Intake February
Next Available Intake 2024
Application Deadline No set deadline*


Taught at Charles Sturt University’s Orange campus, the Bachelor of Pharmacy will prepare you for a well-established profession with expanding prospects for the future.

You will receive personalized attention and instruction from highly qualified teaching staff, including qualified, registered pharmacists with extensive industry links and experience. You will practice what you are learning in the classroom in state-of-the-art laboratories and a pharmacy simulation setting, along with workplace learning, this ensures that you graduate with the confidence to make your mark.


Studies in chemistry and biology come together in the Charles Sturt Bachelor of Pharmacy, along with practical instruction in community and hospital pharmacy, dispensing, medication management and health counselling. You will learn the soft skills that allow pharmacists to work effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds, including communication and interpersonal skills, time management, decision-making and problem-solving. You may also participate in specialist areas of study such as rural health, vaccination training and international programs.

Rural and regional focus
Charles Sturt is a regional university, which means their programs provide you with a unique perspective and understanding of the health needs of rural and regional populations—this will also be an advantage if you choose to make your career in larger metropolitan areas.

Admission Requirements

Completed high school diploma
Must have a completed high school diploma. Prerequisite subjects include English and chemistry.

Admission Timeline

*While there is no set application deadline, you are encouraged to apply at least 6 months prior to the program start date.