Course details

Bachelor of Pharmacy
Domestic tuition $8,103 per year
International tuition $23,557 per year
Course length 4 years
Completion rate 99%
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 77%
In further study 19%
Median earnings $68,098
Job prospects
Great job prospects:
Employed - 77%
Further study - 19%
Median earnings: $68,098 (3 years after graduating)
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  • Pharmacy

About the course

The Bachelor of Pharmacy, plus one year's practical work, can lead to registration as a Pharmacist. Pharmacy includes development, manufacture and dispensing of medicine, and giving information about medicines and disease management to patients and doctors.

Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent. Selection on academic merit to the second year of the programme.

About the provider

At Otago, you will have unprecedented opportunities. You will be taught by international experts in their fields; you will gain a world-class qualification, and you will be able to contribute to ground-breaking research. The student experience at Otago is exceptional. You will join a diverse population of well over 20,000 students from around New Zealand and more than 100 nations around the world. Importantly, you will have the opportunity to truly define yourself and choose your own direction in life. Tens of thousands of Otago graduates now live in all corners of the globe, many contributing to law, health, science, business and Government. Many of New Zealand's most renowned artists, novelists, poets and leaders also received their start at Otago.

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