Your future in pharmacy starts here...

Pharmacy student

Professional pharmacists are an integral part of the modern healthcare system, as experts in how drugs are developed and how medications affect the human body.

The University’s Faculty of Pharmacy is one of the world’s leading pharmacy educators. In 2013, the University ranked 16th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for pharmacy and pharmacology. Students here benefit from the innovative teaching practice and expertise of the Faculty’s internationally-renowned academics, and are recognised as being amongst the highest quality pharmacy graduates in Australia.

The Faculty of Pharmacy offers two Pharmacy degrees which are professionally-accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC). The Bachelor of Pharmacy and the Master of Pharmacy both allow graduates to progress towards registration as a pharmacist in Australia. The University of Sydney's undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy programs will ideally prepare you for successful entry into the profession and beyond, whether you follow clinical, research, advisory or other paths in your future career.

Course Duration
Undergraduate Coursework  
Bachelor of Pharmacy 4 years full-time
Bachelor of Pharmacy and Management - available from 2017 5 years full-time
Postgraduate Coursework  
Master of Pharmacy 2 years full-time
Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice and ITP  2 years part-time 
Postgraduate Research Degrees  
Master of Philosophy (Pharmacy) 1-2 years full-time
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2-3 years full-time