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The School of Pharmacy does not expect students to repeat learning that has been successfully completed at a similar level and standard elsewhere, where that work is substantially the same in content and standard as that required for the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours). 

Many International students with prior study (especially those with a science background) are able to enter directly into year 2 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours).  If credit is awarded for all courses below you may be able to undertake an additional course in your first and second semester of enrolment and complete the program in 3 years.

Credit is most commonly awarded for the courses listed below. 

BIOM1051 Introductory Cellular Physiology

BIOL1020 Genes, Cells & Evolution

BIOM1052 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology for Pharmacy

CHEM1222 Chemistry for Pharmacy and Dentistry

PHRM1020 Pharmacy - Data Analysis and Professional Practice

To apply for credit you will need to download an application form available from the “myAdvisor” website:http://www.uq.edu.au/myadvisor/forms/enrolment/credit-exemptions.pdf 

For us to be able to determine your eligibility you will need to supply course descriptions.  The information should contain an overview of numbers of lectures, pracs, tutorials etc in the course, list of learning objectives if available, lecture titles and descriptions, prac titles (at least), timetable to indicate the number of contact hours of the various types in the course, summary of assessment, etc. Please email this to habs@uq.edu.au.

UQ policy information regarding the process is located at: UQ Credit Transfer Policy.

Credit arrangements are already in place for the programs listed below.
 

Institution Degree

Study Plan

International
Medical
University (IMU)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
(Please note after studying 1 year at IMU students can transfer credit and start in 2nd Year at UQ)
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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Nanyang Polytechnic Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science

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Nanyang Polytechnic Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry Download PDF
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