Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours

University of Otago

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Entry requirements

An average grade of at least B+ after completing the first semester of the third year BPharm course.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A graduate with a Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours degree will be able to: * Engage in self-directed learning and advanced study. * Demonstrate intellectual independence, analytical vigour, and the ability to understand and evaluate new knowledge and ideas. * Demonstrate the ability to identify topics for original research, plan and conduct research, analyse results and communicate the findings to the satisfaction of subject experts. * This is in addition to the expected outcome for the Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate. The Bachelor of Pharmacy, plus one years practical work, can lead to registration as a pharmacist. Pharmacy includes development, manufacturing and dispensing of medicines, and providing medicines management services.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Pharmacy at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hiwinui Heke Māori Pharmacy Scholarship

Provided by:




For Pharmaceutical Study Assistance

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The Salvation Army Marie Fitness Endowment Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



$6,000 pa

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607

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