Pharmaceutical science graduates

Amy Fischer

Pharmaceutical Science Graduate, 2014

"The close links the Faculty has with industry, provided us with great networking opportunities and ultimately resulted in employment.""

Antony Bottean

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science student, 2015

"I was struck by how approachable everyone was and the welcoming atmosphere."

Tran-Quang Peter Nguyen

Pharmaceutical Science Student, 2015

"I took up the opportunity to undertake a summer research project with GlaxoSmithKline."

Caroline Le

Postdoctoral Fellow, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Science

"Ultimately, I would like to find myself in a position where I am able to help bridge the gap between scientists and clinicians."

Rohan Volpe

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science graduate, 2010

"Pharmaceutical Science is an industry that is growing right around the world."

Zaman Haroon

Development services scientist, Catalent Australia, Graduate 2007

"There's nothing better than walking through the supermarket and spotting a tablet or soft gel formula that I've been involved in."

Amy VanDerPoel

Forensic officer (drug analyst), Victoria Police Forensic Services Centre, Graduate 2006

"My job is never dull. I analyse all sorts of illicit substances and drugs. I also do a lot of analytical chemistry – every day is different."

Reshma Prakash

Product support manager, Orica Mining Services, Graduate 2006

"I never imagined working in the mining industry, especially after completing honours in pharmacology. I guess it demonstrates that this degree can open up many doors – you never know where it will take you."

Anthony Agnew

Formulation scientist, Hospira Australia, Graduate 2004

"I research, develop and test sample formulations to ensure we achieve optimum efficacy, stability and quality."

Justin Peters

Contracts account coordinator, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Graduate 2006

"Originally, I thought I'd be working in an R&D role. But being a people person, I love the level of interaction and problem-solving associated with this job."

Rachma Saputra

Market development chemist - dispersions and pigments, BASF Australia, Graduate 2003

"After working with polymer dispersions and applications, I'll never look at products such as architectural coatings, carpets, adhesives and labels in the same light."

James Schulz

Quality assurance manager, Musashi, Graduate 2003

"The industrial placements in the Pharmaceutical Science course were an awesome insight into industry and led me to where I am today."

Thao Dang

Technical sales chemist, Cognis Australia, Graduate 2003

"The most satisfying thing for me is being able to walk into a shop and see products on sale that I helped to create."

Ben Morgan

Senior Health, Safety and Environment Advisor, Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers, Graduate 2006

"My job provides a good mix of quality systems, analytical and organic chemistry knowledge and civil/chemical engineering projects."