Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This degree provides a pathway to a career in pharmacology, toxicology or drug research, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other health industries. The degree's focus on pharmacology will provide you with an excellent foundation if you are considering a degree in one of the following areas: Pharmacy: Bachelor of Pharmacy (1395) | Master of Pharmacy (5661) Medicine: Doctor of Medicine (5099) Dentistry: Bachelor of Dental Health Science (1577) Medical Research: Master of Medical Research (5626) You will learn through extensive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities including formulation, pharmacology and analytical laboratories and you can select one of the following majors: Pre-Clinical Pharmaceutical Industry Honours is available through an additional year of study.


  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II
  • Biochemistry
  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation
  • Chemical Pharmacology I
  • Chemical Pharmacology II
  • Chemistry of Biological Systems I
  • Chemistry of Biological Systems II
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Genes and Disease
  • Human Pharmacology I
  • Human Pharmacology II
  • Introduction to Biomedical Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Pharma
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Medicines - Discovery to Practice I
  • Medicines - Discovery to Practice II
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Science I
  • Pharmacology
  • Principles of Toxicology
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Standard pathway with 80 credit points of advanced standing


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this program will be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Honours) (2118) and the Master of Pharmacy (5661) provided GPA requirements are met.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $106,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Sign up to our newsletter for the latest scholarships and education news
You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation