Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Honours)Career
This honours degree provides a unique competitive advantage when seeking employment in the pharmaceutical industry and related sectors, allowing you to contribute to improving health in Australia.
RMIT pharmaceutical sciences graduates are highly skilled with practice and training in the workplace, along with academic research skills in critical thinking, analysis and synthesis of information.
Graduates can work in:
- pharmaceutical and health care 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
With the strong involvement of industry in the development of this program, RMIT honours graduates are viewed favourably as future employees.
Studying pharmaceutical sciences at RMIT equips graduates with technical, research and academic skills as well as an in-depth understanding of current industry practices through placement and training opportunities in this sector.
At RMIT there is a range of global opportunities for engineering students.
International exchange opportunities allow you to study overseas for a semester or year. RMIT has civil and infrastructure engineering student exchange program agreements with universities in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia.
Optional study tours are also available such as the Sustainable cities of the future – France study tour.
Through partner organisations in Europe, Asia and the United States, the RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) offers workplace training and academic research placements of between six and 12 months.
There are also opportunities for global work, exchange and study experiences.
Strong industry engagement is essential to our program. RMIT has established links with many pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organisations, hospitals and universities.
While on placement, you will participate in industry projects and actively contribute to the goals and outcomes of your placement partner.
This program has been developed with the input of a Program Advisory Committee comprising various professional members and has been developed according to industry needs and feedback.
Many of our industry professionals are RMIT Pharmaceutical Science graduates who are keen to mentor current students along their path to careers in pharmaceutical science and related industries.
Professional recognition and accreditation
On successful completion of the program, you may be eligible to join a number of Australian professional societies in the medical and pharmaceutical fields. These include: