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Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • ID:GU610126
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$141,327.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old

Course Information

This degree provides a pathway to a career in pharmacology, toxicology or drug research, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other health industries. The degree's focus on pharmacology will provide you with an excellent foundation if you are considering a degree in one of the following areas:

  •  Pharmacy: Bachelor of Pharmacy (1395) | Master of Pharmacy (5661)

  • Medicine: Doctor of Medicine (5099)

  • Dentistry: Bachelor of Dental Health Science (1577)

  • Medical Research: Master of Medical Research (5626)

You will learn through extensive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities including formulation, pharmacology and analytical laboratories and you can select one of the following majors:

  • Pre-Clinical

  • Pharmaceutical Industry

Honours is available through an additional year of study.

CRICOS CODE: 087743G

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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Medicines - Discovery to Practice I - 1004PHM

  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation - 1014MSC

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I - 1016MSC

  • Chemistry of Biological Systems I - 1001MSC

  • Listed elective

  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II - 1017MSC

  • Chemistry of Biological Systems II - 1015MSC

  • Genes and Disease - 1005MSC

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Principles of Toxicology - 2021PHM

  • Pharmacology - 2018PHM

  • Organic Chemistry - 2014MSC

  • Biochemistry - 2005MSC

  • Medicines - Discovery to Practice II - 2022PHM

  • Research Methods and Statistics - 2013AHS

  • Major courses

OR

  • Listed electives

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Chemical Pharmacology I - 3023PHM

  • Human Pharmacology I - 3024PHM

  • Major courses

OR

  • Listed electives

  • Chemical Pharmacology II - 3025PHM

  • Human Pharmacology II - 3028PHM

  • Major courses

OR

  • Listed electives

Majors

Pharmaceutical Industry

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Drug Discovery and Development - 2003PHM

  • Industry Placement - 2000PHM

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Specialised Delivery Systems I - 2023PHM

  • Specialised Dosage Forms - 7003PHM

  • Evidence Based Practice - 3034PHM

  • Specialised Dosage Forms II - 7007PHM

Pre-Clinical

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • First Peoples Health and Practice - 3121MED

  • Healthcare Systems - 3205MED

  • Industry Placement - 2000PHM

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Clinical Trials - Principles and Practice - 6005PHM

  • Pharmacotherapeutics I - 7001PHM

  • Evidence Based Practice - 3034PHM

  • Pharmacotherapeutics II - 7005PHM

Listed electives

Students not completing a major are required to complete 70 credit points of electives with a minimum of 20 credit points at Level 3 or higher.

  • Introduction to Biomedical Data Analysis - 1002MSC

  • Molecular Genetics - 2000MSC

  • Environmental Chemistry and Monitoring - 2203ENV

  • Consumer Psychology - 2004MKT

  • Structural Biochemistry - 2008MSC

  • Specialised Delivery Systems I - 2023PHM

  • Epidemiology - 2220MED

  • Community Internship and Partnerships for SDGs - 3002LFC

  • Natural Products and NMR - 3225ENV

  • Immunology - 3004MSC

  • Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology - 3015NSC

  • Molecular Biology - 3014MSC

  • Macromolecular and Cellular Biochemistry - 3016MSC

  • Pharmaceutical Science II - 3027PHM

  • Law and Synthetic Biology - 5338LAW

  • Introduction to Pharmacy Topics - 7024PHM

  • Specialised Dosage Forms - 7003PHM

  • Pharmacotherapeutics I - 7001PHM

  • Work Integrated Learning Placement - 3900ESC

  • Clinical Trials - Principles and Practice - 6005PHM

  • The Management of Business Processes - 2128IBA

  • Legal and Ethical Principles in Healthcare - 2805NRS

  • Management Concepts - 1101IBA (not offered from 2021)

  • The Purpose of Business - 1004GBS

  • Self-Marketing - 3029MKT

  • Change Management in Dynamic Healthcare Systems - 7322MED

  • Principles of Forensic Investigation - 1008NSC

  • Pharmacy Practice I - 1006PHM

  • Law Government and Criminal Justice - 1003CCJ

  • Introduction to Marketing - 1003MKT (not offered from 2021)

  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Pathology Techniques - 2004MSC

  • Pharmaceutical Science I - 2015PHM

  • Microbiology - 2007MSC

  • Ecotox and Impact Assessment - 2212ENV

  • Drug Discovery and Development - 2003PHM

  • Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics I - 2009PHM

  • Biosciences Laboratory Skills - 2018NSC

  • Metabolism - 2011MSC

  • Industry Placement - 2000PHM

  • Principles of Toxicology - 2021PHM

  • Marketing Research and Intelligence - 2034MKT

  • First Peoples Health and Practice - 3121MED

  • Ethics and Professional Practice - 3007HSV

  • Health Practice Management - 3008AHS

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment - 3119MED

  • Evidence Based Practice - 3034PHM

  • Pharmaceutical Analysis - 6002PHM

  • Specialised Dosage Forms II - 7007PHM

  • Pharmacotherapeutics II - 7005PHM

  • Pharmacy Practice I - 2004PHM

  • Spectroscopic and Molecular Analysis - 2102NSC

  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century - 1205MED

  • Essential Skills for the New Health Professional - 3025MSC

  • The Business of You - 3036IBA (not offered in 2021)

  • The Business of Business - 3037IBA (not offered in 2021)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will be prepared for professional employment in a wide variety of public and private sector positions such as Regulatory Scientist; Regulatory Affairs Specialist; Pharmaceutical Sales Representative; Medical Science Liaison; Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Haematology; Clinical Trials Monitor; Product Manager; Pharmacy Assistant; Pharmacy Technician; Research Assistant; Research Technician; Laboratory Support Technician; Environmental Scientist; Research and Development Scientist; Formulation Chemist.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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