ATAR cut-off
79.00
85.63 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

UAC code

483800
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

4 years full-time.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 7.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 7.0

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Duration

4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 12328
CRICOS code: 079931D

Your pharmacy studies at UON will teach you theoretical knowledge in biomedical, pharmacotherapeutics and pharmaceutical sciences. You will also have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills through hands-on professional placements. You will:

  • Learn how to prepare, formulate and use medications safely and effectively to improve patient health and wellbeing.
  • Gain the comprehensive medical knowledge and exceptional communication skills required to provide trustworthy advice on the symptoms and management of common ailments and educate the community on a wide range of health and wellbeing matters.
  • Learn how to use your knowledge, experience and expertise to positively influence the management of pharmaceutical services in Australia and globally.
  • Develop foundational research skills and discover a range of research areas that you can choose to pursue in your pharmacy career: from investigating drug design and discovery; to formulation development, pharmacy practice, personalised health care and health technologies assessment.

Your areas of study will include:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • dosage formulation
  • chemistry
  • drug design and discovery
  • pharmacotherapeutics
  • mental health first aid
  • epidemiology

All UON pharmacy students graduate with Honours, giving you a distinct advantage when seeking employment. As part of the honours component you can choose from two study pathways.