About the course
The goal of pharmacy care is to maximise positive healthcare outcomes and improve patients quality of life with minimum risk. In your first year you will learn the foundations of biochemistry, physiology and pharmacy practice. Your first year will also cover interprofessional healthcare and you will study alongside students from other health science degrees. In your following years, you will study pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, antimicrobial chemotherapy, pharmacology and pharmacotherapy. You will also continue to develop your pharmacy practice skills. Please note you must complete each year of this course before commencing the next. You will complete a minimum of 12 weeks of clinical placements during the course and there are opportunities for you to take your placements interstate and overseas in hospitals, the community or in industry. Pharmacy students undertake over 400 hours of professional placements prior to graduation. Apply extensive knowledge and cognitive skills with initiative and judgement in professional pharmacy practice, and contribute to evidence-based practice through scholarship and research. Apply critical thinking, creativity and reflection to plan and execute project work and/or provide solutions to complex pharmaceutical problems with intellectual independence. Access, review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise information to resolve clinical, professional and scientific problems in pharmacy. Communicate effectively as a pharmacist with a variety of audiences to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas for professional and research purposes.
Intake Months
February
Delivery Locations
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C45035
Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 37,080
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Duration
4 Years
Post study visa
4 Years
Cricos
094678J
English language requirements
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7
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94
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65
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meeting th
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
January, 2022 Duration 4 Years Course fee AUD 37,840
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City Closed Campus Cairns Campus
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James Cook University

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James Cook University is a public university in North Queensland, Australia. The second oldest university in Queensland, JCU is a teaching and research institution.
James Cook University is placed in the top 2% of universities in the world and ranks among the top 30 modern universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (50 under 50, 2018). The institution is research led and a pioneer in its focus on the tropics. The institution places an emphasis on developing students who will become graduates that make a positive impact on society in a wide range of spheres.
The universitys main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns and Townsville, and one in the city state of Singapore. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay, Thursday Island and Rockhampton. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international and domestic students. The universitys main fields of research include environmental sciences, biological sciences, mathematical sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and veterinary sciences, technology and medical and health sciences.
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Townsville Campus - James Cook University

1 James Cook Drive Douglas, Townsville, Queensland 4811

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The campus is located in the Townsville Tropical Intelligence and Health Precinct (TropiQ) in the suburb of Douglas. JCU Townsville is set in a 386-hectare natural bush and parkland setting, 13 kilometres (8 miles) from the Townsville CBD. JCU Townsville houses teaching and research facilities, the main JCU library, caf├ęs, bars, fitness and sporting facilities and a wealth of student clubs and societies.