Bachelor of Pharmacy First year: FIELDWORK

Four hours in total

The first year Bachelor of Pharmacy students will be provided with their first formal exposure to the community pharmacy environment during their fieldwork placement. Specifically students will be paired with a fourth year Bachelor of Pharmacy student mentor and will observe community pharmacy operations, over a four hour placement.

The main focus of the fieldwork is to observe and be orientated to the community pharmacy setting. The specific objectives are to:


  • Gain an insight into the basic environment of community pharmacy;

  • Provide an opportunity for students to assess their interest in the field;

  • Complement on-campus lectures and workshops; and

  • Carry out a number of observational activities which are discussed and consolidated in subsequent workshops.