Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Honours)

Course overview

Qualification Bachelor's Degree
Study mode Full-time
Duration 1 year
Intakes February
Tuition (Local students) $ 10,431
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 12,382


An honours year gives you a taste of a research career and enhances your job prospects upon graduation. Designed to provide a clear pathway from a bachelor's degree to a higher degree by research — primarily a PhD, the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Honours) offers an optimal blend of pharmaceutical science knowledge and skills with research experience in your chosen area of research.

You'll be able to select coursework modules of your interest to customise your study towards your specific research topic and pursue original research under the guidance of a leading academic expert in the field.





$ 10,431
Local students
$ 12,382
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


$ 21
Local students
$ 224
Foreign students

Student Visa

$ 531
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements

In order to be admitted to Monash University, an applicant must meet specific age, academic, and English language standards.

You need to have finished at least one of the following in order to apply for the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Honours) program:

a bachelor's degree from Australia (or its equivalent) in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, medicinal chemistry, formulation science, biomedical science, or a related field with an average overall distinction grade of 70% or higher in the course's final year, or the Graduate Research Committee of the faculty has approved equivalent training and experience.


This course comprises 48 credit points across a combination of coursework (12 credit points) and research (36 credit points).

The coursework component consists of the modules you select based on your research interest, which will help you develop advanced theoretical and/or technical knowledge of the area of research focus within pharmaceutical science. Studies can be undertaken within the general research themes of:

  • drug discovery biology
  • formulation science
  • medicinal chemistry
  • medicine use and safety.

In the research component, you will develop research methodologies appropriate to your focus and plan, and execute a research project under the guidance of at least one academic supervisor.

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