HSC Students and Recent School Leavers
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Sydney is on the basis of completion of secondary study via the NSW Higher School Certificate, leading to the award of an Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking (ATAR).
There is a guaranteed offer for applicants with an ATAR of 90 and above. As places are limited, entry into the degree is guaranteed only if you accept your offer and enrol before the course quota is reached.
Assumed Knowledge and Prerequisites
Mathematics and Chemistry. Biology or Physics are recommended. From 2019, this course will require a course prerequisite of Mathematics (Band 4 or higher).
Special Entry Schemes
For applicants seeking alternate admission pathways to this course, please see information about special entry schemes.
Tertiary Record Holders
Very good tertiary record in at least one year of full-time study at Bachelor's degree level (or part-time equivalent). See details regarding previous tertiary study .
Credit for Previous Study
If you have previously completed relevant other studies at tertiary level you may be eligible for credit for previous studies - also called 'credit transfer' or 'advanced standing' - for the Bachelor of Pharmacy. If you are applying through UAC you may apply for credit once you have enrolled in the course. If you are applying as a direct international applicant, you have the option of applying for credit as part of the course application process. You can also apply after enrolment. If you have studied a relevant course at a Singapore Polytechnic Institution, special information on credit transfer is available on the Credit for previous study page..
The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student’s ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Handbooks Online and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.