You're considered an Australian student if you are any of the following:
As a pharmacy or pharmaceutical science student you will benefit from our industry connections, experienced staff and strong links with the Sansom Institute for Health Research and Centre for Cancer Biology.
Our pharmacy undergraduate degree is the only qualification of its type in South Australia and, with practical experience in our on-campus, purpose-built pharmacy laboratory and model pharmacy, it’s easy to see how you’ll graduate career ready.
As one of only four universities in Australia to be a member of the prestigious National Alliance for Pharmacy Education you will learn from inspiring teachers, many of whom are above world-class researchers in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences1.
1 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
1 2018 Good Universities Guide
2 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
We have over 50 years’ experience teaching in this field and are South Australia’s only provider of pharmacy education.
You’ll be taught by industry professionals. Our teachers have a very practical approach to learning, which means you'll get the opportunity to work on real-world projects and gain practical experience. We’ve also invested millions of dollars in new buildings and facilities, so you’ll use the latest technologies and learn in ultra-modern teaching spaces.
UniSA is Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research1 and this excellence shines through our teaching. We are inspired by challenges and opportunities, and partner with local icons and international organisations to deliver impact and change.
12015 QS Stars Rankings
The pharmaceutical industry is rapidly growing, due in part to an ageing population and technological advances that make it easier and more cost effective for new medications to be created and tested. This broadening market means graduates of these degrees enjoy excellent job prospects.
Employment opportunities are diverse and you will be qualified to take on professional roles in many areas, including:
If you graduate as a pharmacist, you may also practice in areas such as:
If you finish your undergraduate degree with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above, you may also be eligible for our one-year Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours) where you can further develop your research skills and prepare for a career in research.
We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We also have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
Our students have had placements and internships with organisations like:
Are you after a career change or looking to upgrade your existing skills? Or perhaps you just have an interest in a particular subject area and want to further your experience, skills and knowledge. We offer a suite of short programs that will allow you to build your knowledge and skill set.
Designed in collaboration with expert academics, program content is industry-relevant and up-to-date. Short programs include:
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