Bachelor of Pharmacy

includes:

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Pharmacy BPharm

Availability

Bachelor of Pharmacy (4408BP)

On Campus - Orange

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Full-time: 4.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 75 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
Successful completion of two University level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
A completed AQF Diploma level qualification or higher level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
English language requirements apply. An Academic IELTS of 7.0 with no score below a 6.5 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

NOTE
Successful applicants who do not have an appropriate high school chemistry background are strongly recommended to undertake the chemistry subject offered in the University's StudyLink program prior to commencing study in the course.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Standard University credit rules apply

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of 256 points:

BCM211 Foundations of Biochemistry
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
BMS208 Human Nutrition
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BMS310 Disease Processes
BMS313 Infectious Diseases and Applied Immunology
BMS340 Pharmacology (16 points)
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
CHM219 Organic & Physical Chemistry
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
PHM101 Introduction to Pharmacy
PHM131 Pharmaceutics 1
PHM215 Pharmacy Practice 1
PHM231 Pharmaceutics 2 (16 points)
PHM315 Pharmacy Practice 2 (16 points)
PHM320 Organic and Medicinal Agents (16 points)
PHM341 Pharmacokinetics
PHM406 Transition to Practice (16 points)
PHM407 Professional Pharmacy Practice (16 points)
PHM430 Pharmacotherapeutics (16 points)
PHM490 Hospital and Rural Pharmacy Practice (16 points)
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Key Subjects
The course includes the following key subjects:
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
PHM231 Pharmaceutics 2
PHM215 Pharmacy Practice
BMS340 Pharmacology
PHM315 Pharmacy Practice 2

Enrolment Pattern

By full-time study

Session 1
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
PHM101 Introduction to Pharmacy
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Session 2
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
PHM131 Pharmaceutics 1

Session 3
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BCM211 Foundations of Biochemistry
CHM219 Organic and Physical Chemistry
PHM231 Pharmaceutics 2 (16 points) (commenced)

Session 4
BMS313 Infectious Diseases and Applied Immunology
BMS310 Disease Processes
PHM215 Pharmacy Practice 1
PHM231 Pharmaceutics 2 (16 points) (completed)

Session 5
PHM315 Pharmacy Practice 2 (16 points) (commenced)
BMS340 Pharmacology (16 points) (commenced)
PHM320 Organic and Medicinal Agents (16 points) (commenced)
PHM341 Pharmacokinetics

Session 6
BMS340 Pharmacology (16 points) (completed)
BMS208 Human Nutrition
PHM315 Pharmacy Practice 2 (16 points) (completed)
PHM320 Organic and Medicinal Agents (16 points) (completed)

Session 7
PHM430 Pharmacotherapeutics (16 points) (commenced)
PHM490 Hospital and Rural Pharmacy Practice (16 points) (commenced)
PHM406 Transition to Practice (16 points) (commenced)
PHM407 Professional Pharmacy Practice (16 points) (commenced)

Session 8
PHM430 Pharmacotherapeutics (16 points) (completed)
PHM406 Transition to Practice (16 points) (completed)
PHM407 Professional Pharmacy Practice (16 points) (completed)
PHM490 Hospital and Rural Pharmacy Practice (16 points) (completed)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

PHM101 Introduction to Pharmacy
PHM215 Pharmacy Practice 1
PHM315 Professional & Business Pharmacy Practice
PHM490 Hospital and Rural Pharmacy Practice

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Pharmacy has been accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council. This course qualifies graduates (after completion of the postgraduate internship year) to register nationally with the Pharmacy Board of Australia, under the Australia Health Practitioners Regulation Agency  (AHPRA) umbrella. The qualification is also recognised by the Pharmacy Guild, the Pharmaceutical Society and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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