Introduction - Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Australia's leading pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences faculty, and one of the world's best, the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers innovative education and delivers high impact research. It is Australia's oldest pharmacy school but also the most innovative.
The faculty is located at Monash's Parkville campus, in close proximity to Melbourne's CBD and other leading research organisations, residential colleges and teaching hospitals in the `Parkville strip'. The Parkville campus is home to the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences which comprises the largest and most experienced group of pharmaceutical research scientists in Australia. The Centre for Medicine Use and Safety contributes to improving pharmacy practice and minimising medicine misuse in hospitals and the community. The campus has excellent research and teaching laboratories as well as a dedicated pharmaceutical science library and state of the art teaching facilities.
The faculty has a proud record of education and research in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. It offers postgraduate coursework, professional qualifications and further education for the pharmacy profession, undergraduate, honours programs and research higher degrees. With more than 1800 undergraduate and postgraduate students, we attract many high achievers and have educated leaders in our field for the past 130 years. Our courses combine work experience and creative teaching methods to expose students to current practices and challenges they'll face as highly qualified pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists.