Novel Graduate School of Pharmacy offers Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) an undergraduate degree with a combination of biology and chemistry. The study of pharmacy is mainly concerned with the action of drugs on biological systems and their applications for human drug therapy.
The program prepares graduates for the contemporary role of the pharmacist in society ensuring that patients optimise medication usage. Initial courses on chemical, physical, and biological studies lead to professional specialties in later years.
Practical and clinical science studies begin in first year, providing students with a strong background in professional practice. The program integrates six streams of study: quality use of medication; dosage form design; social and professional aspects of pharmacy; drug discovery; biological fate of drugs; and data analysis in pharmacy.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy requires four years of full-time study with one intake each year.