Bachelor of Science (Pharmaceutical Science) (50110)

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Course type
undergraduate bachelor's degree
not available to first-year commencing students (The University reserves the right to offer a commencing student who is eligible for advanced standing a place in this course.)
Intake periods
not open for general admission in 2015. Students with a relevant tertiary background may be offered admission to the program at the discretion of the Faculty of Science.
Admission requirements
Standard UWA requirements for entry to a bachelor's degree course. See 'Undergraduate admission' and the 'Student Rules'. Prerequisites: a scaled score of at least 50 per cent in WACE Chemistry 3A/3B and WACE Mathematics 3C/3D or TEE Chemistry and TEE Applicable Mathematics respectively.
Administered by
Faculty of Science
Jointly with
PSB Academy, Singapore

Course details

Credit points required
About this course
This program trains individuals in the discipline of pharmaceutical science. The emphasis is on the synthesis and modification of pharmaceutics. The course is only offered offshore in Singapore where students study outside normal working hours.
This course comprises 36 points at Level 1 and covers core chemical and biological units; 66 points at Level 2 covers basic microbiology, genetics, chemistry and biochemistry; and 42 points at Level 3 explores the chemistry of drug design and development and biological chemistry to support pharmaceutical science careers.
Available to international students
Attendance type
full-time only
Delivery mode
Standard full-time completion
4 years
Locations offered
Domestic fee type
not applicable
Honours available
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Enquiries and course advice

Course advice
Science Student Office
6488 7333
The standard full-time enrolment at PSB Academy is 36 points per year. Eligible students may continue on to honours at the Crawley campus, or in Singapore if an approved project is available.