La Trobe University

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Get started in pharmacy. Want to launch your pharmacy career with an accredited degree and a wealth of hands-on experience? You're in the right place. La Trobe's Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) is your path to a successful career as a pharmacist. Accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC), this degree builds your understanding of how medicines can help in treating diseases, how medicines can impact people's lives, and the importance of patient-centred and individualised care. You'll develop the practical, technical and human skills needed to provide medicines to the public. Based at our Bendigo Campus, you'll have access to La Trobe's on-campus training pharmacy as well as community and hospital networks. Plus you'll benefit from embedded training in vaccination delivery, mental health first-aid and medication reviews, so you'll graduate well-positioned for a successful career.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours), students must complete 480 credit points consisting of: 435 core credit points and Individual Honours Project 45 core credit points OR Coursework Honours 45 core credit points


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Biology of Cell and Organism
  • Chemistry 1a
  • Chemistry 1b
  • Human Biosciences A
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Making Sense of Data
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation A
  • Research and Evidence in Practice
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (25) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.5 - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.5.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:


The Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) is conditionally accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC). Graduates may be eligible to apply for registration upon completion of an internship. Graduates of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) may be eligible to apply for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. Professional registration may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $181,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Sep 30 2022

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