A world-class pharmaceutical science degree with a unique Aotearoa New Zealand perspective
The three-year Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (BPharmSci) is the only degree of its type in Aotearoa New Zealand.
It offers a curriculum that is responsive to industry needs and intertwines rongoā Māori to help understand medicines beyond western practices.
Pharmaceutical science includes a broad range of scientific disciplines critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies.
Students should have a passion for medicines to prevent and treat disease in plants, animals and humans.
This lab-based degree offers an in-depth understanding of the scientific basis of the discovery, design, development, formulation and use of drugs.
Areas of study
- medicinal chemistry
- formulation science
- pharmacodynamics, and more