Bachelor of Pharmaceutical SciencesCareer
With a broad understanding of how medicines can be used to improve the quality of human life, you will be equipped with the skills to take on professional roles in industry.RMIT pharmaceutical sciences graduates are highly skilled with advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in selected areas of biochemical, pharmacological and related health sciences.
The pharmaceutical industry is Australia's leading technology exporter and forms an expanding multi-billion dollar sector.
Graduates can work in:
- pharmaceutical and healthcare companies specialising in running clinical trials, managing medical information or registering new drugs
- universities, hospitals or biomedical research institutes developing new treatments
- organisations specialising in forensics, medical auditing or research governance
The degree has strong industry engagement, with established links with many pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organisations, hospitals and universities.
Employers and industry professionals contribute to all aspects of the program from curriculum development to teaching students. This ensures the program is up-to-date with the latest advances and industry trends, and graduates equiped with skills highly-valued by employers.
Many of our industry partners are RMIT alumni now working in the industry, who are keen to mentor current students along their path to careers in pharmaceutical science and related industries.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates may join the following Australian professional societies:
A highlight of this program is that it provides a direct pathway into RMIT's industry-based Pharmaceutical Sciences Honours year (BH121) for eligible students.
Graduates will be equipped to undertake a research degree in biomedical science.