The top pharmacy schools in Australia for 2017 are

  1. University of South Australia
  2. University of Tasmania
  3. Monash University

Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:

  • pharmacy school size (student numbers)
  • student and graduate satisfaction with pharmacy courses (% satisfied)
  • indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).

University of South Australia

The School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at UniSA is Australia’s top pharmacy school in 2017.

The School has solid scores for all 3 quality indicators: size, satisfaction and graduate salaries.

University of Tasmania

The pharmacy program at the UTAS School of Medicine is ranked 2nd in Australia.

The program has a high course satisfaction rating (88%) and graduates fare well in the job market ($45,000 indicative starting salary).

Monash University

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash is in the top 3 for Pharmacy subject rankings in 2017.

The Faculty is estimated to be the largest in Australia.

Pharmacy School Rankings

Updated: 13 November 2016

* Combined sample size for student course satisfaction surveys.

Universities with small sample sizes for satisfaction or salary components are omitted from overall ranking.

Student Course Satisfaction

Sources: Course Experience Questionnaire (2014-2015), University Experience Survey (2014-2015)

Universities are ranked by graduate satisfaction. For further details, see Course Ratings by Students.

Indicative Graduate Salaries

Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)

The indicative graduate salary accounts for low incomes of unemployed graduates.

For further details, see Graduate Salaries by University.