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Five stars for student experience*
There is no substitute for JCU Pharmacy’s unique placement program where students benefit from personal supervision. Learn through hands-on experience in JCU Pharmacy's world-class facilities.
Committed to student success
Supported to succeed, JCU Pharmacy students have a competitive edge with clinical skills to the highest standard.
Ready for any challenge, anywhere
Graduate with the confidence to work independently – experience over 600 hours of clinical placement. Work in diverse clinical settings from hospital and local pharmacies, rural and remote communities, to city areas.
JCU Pharmacy graduates are widely recognised as having strong clinical skills and are highly sought after by employers. Experience career advancement with JCU Pharmacy's leading pharmaceutical public health courses.
OverviewA pharmacy degree will provide more career opportunities than you might expect!
Pharmacists are extremely important members of the healthcare team as they work with doctors, nurses and other health professionals to assist in improving the health and wellbeing of people. With a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from JCU you will be able to work anywhere in Australia.
When you undertake the four year Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at JCU, you will graduate with extensive knowledge about the practical use of medicines; preventative health care strategies and excellent communication skills, all of which combine to ensure you are ‘work ready’ after graduation. Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to speak to volunteer patients who will role play pharmacy scenarios so as to improve your communication skills. The course is proud to offer students the opportunity to gain work experience in various pharmacy work environments. You will have the opportunity to work in rural pharmacy practice, in a community pharmacy and in a hospital setting.
JCU pharmacy students have excelled in State and National competitions, with JCU students winning four out of the last ten Queensland Pharmacy student of the year awards. Students have also won National Pharmacy student of the year awards, Qld and National Intern of the year awards and the prestigious Professor James Dare Pharmacy student of the year.