Entry into this program is available only to students in IHPC or IBPA who have met the GPA requirements and is by invitation.
The double degree, Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) encompasses all aspects of the pharmaceutical industry, from drug discovery and development to commercialisation, marketing, product management and the distribution of medicines.
The Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science degree allows graduates to enter exciting roles in the pharmaceutical industry in such diverse areas as drug development and clinical trials, manufacturing and production, sales and marketing as well as management. The Bachelor of Pharmacy prepares students for a professional career in community, hospital or industrial pharmacies and allied industries.
The double degree program offers the chance to gain broad training in physical and biological sciences; to gain knowledge of drugs and their effects, and the application of this knowledge to the individual; the ability to provide advice and pharmacy care to consumers; and a scientific approach that will permit critical appraisal of developments in pharmaceutical sciences.
Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia), all students enrolled in a program leading to professional registration must be registered with the relevant National Board. The registration process is undertaken by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with the University providing notification to AHPRA following a student’s enrolment in the program. No fee applies for student registration.
Graduate-Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
Following her childhood dream of becoming a
pharmacist, graduate Rebecca Tattingham doubled her opportunities by pairing studies
in pharmaceutical science with pharmacy.
Relocating from Darwin to pursue the double
degree program, unique in Australia, Rebecca quickly realised the benefits an
added year of study would offer. The double degree provides a broader range of
knowledge about medications; from their discovery and development through to
what information patients need to know prior to taking medications.
allowed me to better understand medications as a whole and made me more aware
of the vast array of career options I could pursue."
† This is based on the total number of units for this program where one EFTSL is expressed as 36 units.