Course Description

(Integrated program) This on-campus honours course is offered at Hobart on a full-time basis. It is designed to be taken by students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Applied Honours (54A) as an overload during Year 4 of the course.

While all students in the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Applied Honours graduate with an honours degree, applied honours does not serve as a pre-requisite to a Research Higher Degree program (e.g. PhD).

Students who wish to enrol in a PhD in the future should consider the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (54B). In this program, they will design and conduct an individual project under the supervision of a team of experienced researchers. They will submit a research thesis, which is required for entry into a Research Higher Degree program.

The Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (54B) enhances career opportunities and is the usual prerequisite for further study for a research higher degree (Master of Pharmacy or Doctor of Philosophy). Research Higher Degrees are generally expected for positions in the pharmaceutical industry, academia or government regulatory agencies.

Honours consists of a major research project, which is planned and commenced in third year and carried out in fourth year as an overload in the units CSA433 and CSA434 Pharmacy Honours. It is a significant time commitment in addition to standard Bachelor of Pharmacy with Applied Honours (54A) units and will not be suitable for all students with the necessary entry prerequisites. Students are expected to spend considerable time on their research projects outside Semesters 1 and 2 of the academic year.



Duration

4 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Pharmacy undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.8% (national average 65.4%)
Improved skills: 90.7% (national average 84.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 90.7% (national average 84.9%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Pharmacy undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 100.0% (national average 95.6%)
Studying full time: 0.0% (national average 12.6%)
Median full time salary: $50,900 (national average $43,800)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: 54B

Entry Requirements

Students who are eligible for the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (54B) will be identified at the end of Year 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Applied Honours (54A) based on their GPA. Students with at least a credit average will receive an invitation to enrol in the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (54B).

The Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (M4C) is also available for graduates with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. The M4C is designed for students who choose not to enrol in the Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours (54B) but who may wish to progress to a research higher degree.

Safety in Practice Compliance

All students enrolling in College of Health and Medicine programs which include a professional experience placement component, laboratory and/or field activity are required to establish and maintain their capacity to practice safely via

Save