About us

School of Pharmacy

The Monash Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is derived from the Victorian College of Pharmacy which was established in 1881. The Faculty is a leading global proponent of pharmacy education and is internationally renowned as a key research centre.

It is home to the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences that comprises the largest group of pharmaceutical scientists in Australia. Monash aims to prepare students to meet the challenges arising from the high complexity of today’s drug therapies and to instil in them the habit of lifelong learning.

The 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject have ranked Monash University second in the world in Pharmacy and Pharmacology, making it the number one ranked Pharmacy program.

Monash University has achieved these same overall rankings for each of the past three years. In the academic reputation category, Monash University again received a perfect score of 100.

The Bachelor of Pharmacy program at the Malaysia campus is fully accredited by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia.