A Bachelor of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle combines theoretical and scientific knowledge with practical learning.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

What you will study

What you will studyBenefit from theoretical and clinical training

Throughout the degree you will develop an extensive knowledge of the essential underpinning sciences, pharmacotherapeutics and pharmaceutical sciences that are required to practice as a pharmacist.

You will develop and practice the core competencies required to work in clinical, hospital and community pharmacy settings. These attributes include strong interpersonal and communication skills, clinical leadership and ability to provide health care to culturally diverse communities.

In particular you will study:

  • core biomedical sciences, including anatomy and physiology
  • dosage formulations
  • chemistry
  • drug design and discovery
  • pharmacotherapeutics
  • mental health first aid
  • epidemiology and pharmacoeconomics
  • clinical leadership and communication

Throughout the degree you'll also have the opportunity to develop outstanding research capabilities under the guidance of our experienced academic staff who are world leaders in their respective fields.

Through your research you can further investigate drug design and discovery, formulation development, pharmacy practice, personalised health care and health technologies assessment, such as pharmacoeconomics. This foundation in research will help prepare you for a career in a rapidly evolving global environment.

This program has been granted accreditation by the Australian Pharmacy Council. For information regarding the approval status of the program, please refer to the Pharmacy Board of Australia.

Why study with us? Practical experience