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 AUD$35,040 (2024 fees; subject to increase)
Semester Intake February/March
Next Available Intake 2025
Application Deadline No set deadline*


Pharmacists play a vital role in people’s health. Besides dispensing medication, you’ll work with the community, providing advice and advocacy to people of all ages and backgrounds. Pharmacists are active in all areas of medication management and health promotion.

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.


Comprehensive instruction
Studies in chemistry and biology come together in this course, along with practical instruction in community and hospital pharmacy, dispensing, medication management, and health counselling. You’ll 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 University is a regional university, which means our courses provide you with a unique perspective and understanding of the health needs of rural and regional Australians—this will also be an advantage if you choose to make your career in larger metropolitan areas.

Dedicated teaching staff
As a Charles Sturt pharmacy student, you’ll receive personalized attention and instruction from highly-qualified teaching staff, including registered pharmacists with extensive industry links and experience. You’ll practice what you’re learning in the classroom in state-of-the-art laboratories and a pharmacy simulation setting, along with workplace learning. This ensures you graduate with the confidence to make your mark.

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.