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Bachelor of Pharmacy

Charles Sturt University

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Taught at our Orange campus, the Bachelor of Pharmacy from Charles Sturt University will prepare you to make a difference in a well-established healthcare profession with expanding career prospects for the future.

Pharmacists play a vital role in people's health. Besides dispensing medication, you'll work with the community, providing advice and advocacy to people of all ages and backgrounds. Pharmacists are active in all areas of medication management and health promotion. 

The Bachelor of Pharmacy combines studies in chemistry and biology along with practical instruction in community and hospital pharmacy, dispensing, medication management and health counselling. Students also learn the 'soft skills' that allow pharmacists to work effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds, including communication and interpersonal skills, time management, decision-making and problem-solving. Students may also participate in specialist areas of study such as rural health, vaccination training and international programs.

Areas of study

Pharmacy. Students may participate in specialist areas of study (eg mental health, rural health, vaccination training) and international programs during the course.

Career opportunities

This degree will equip you with the skills to improve community health, especially through safe and effective medication use. When you graduate, you'll be ready to make your mark in a wide range of careers, including pharmacist (community, hospital), pharmaceutical industry (research, sales and marketing), pharmaceutical regulation, roles in aged care with general practitioners.

Professional recognition

This course is professionally accredited by Australian Pharmacy Council.

Please refer to the Charles Sturt Professional Accreditation resource for specific information and a link to the accreditation body. 

Practical experience

Placements in community and hospital pharmacy practices and the pharmaceutical industry.

Fees and charges

The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Visit the Charles Sturt University website for current fee information.

Essential requirements for admission

Note: Special requirements and policies apply.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Assumed knowledge: Chemistry, Mathematics Advanced.

Recommended studies: Biology.

Other applicants

Refer to the Charles Sturt University general admission criteria.

Further information

View all details of this course on the Charles Sturt University website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2024 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

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Course updates
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Contact us
For more information about any of Charles Sturt University's courses, call Charles Sturt University on 1800 275 278 or search the Charles Sturt University website.

Study Link
Study Link is Charles Sturt University’s Preparation for University Study program, offering a suite of over 20 short, self-paced subjects that have been designed to help build academic skills, fill knowledge gaps and give you practical experience and confidence in studying online. Study Link subjects help your transition to university study, with dedicated subject coordinators available to help you along the way.

Study Link subjects are non-credit bearing and free for most Australian residents. For more information, visit Study Link on the Charles Sturt University website.