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Welcome to the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) Portal

This portal aggregates a range of information, links and resources related to delivery of the BPharm to make it easily available to staff, students and contributors to the BPharm programme.

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COVID-19 Updates

Visit the government website for current COVID-19 level updates

Visit the University of Auckland COVID-19 official updates page for students

Year Level Key Dates

Please note due to Covid-19 dates below could change if required by the Ministry of Health and our University of Auckland senior leadership team. We will provide updates to any changes to key dates via your University of Auckland Student Email. and via your Canvas course.

Part 2 Dates

Part II Key Dates 2022

  • Orientation Part 2 - Tues 22 - Thurs 24 February  Orientation Online Programme Part 2 
  • Māori Health Intensive Module - 11 - 14 July February * NOTE THIS IS DURING INTER-SEMESTER BREAK
  • Molecule to Market Module - Friday 22 July (Week 1 PHARMACY 213)

Part 3 Dates

Part III Key Dates 2022

  • Orientation Part 3 - Fri 25 February Orientation Programme Part 3
    • Hospital Placement Experiences between Tuesday 22 - Friday 25 February and Online Orientation Friday 25 February
  • Quality & Safety Interprofessional Module -  18 Mon and 19 Tues July - (Week 1 of PHARMACY 312)

Part 4 Dates

Part IV Key Dates 2022

  • Orientation Part 4 and Research Skills Intensive (RSI) - Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 February - Aseptic Labs; Friday 25 February - Orientation Programme Part 4 

  • Refer to PHARMACY 411 Canvas site for Urgent & Immediate Patient Care (UIPC) Interprofessional Learning Module dates in 2022

Fitness to Practice
Required Text Books

Required Textbook used throughout Part 2, 3 and 4 of the BPharm

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 6th Edition
Editors: Cate Whittlesea Karen Hodson
Paperback ISBN: 9780702070112
eBook ISBN: 9780702070099
Imprint: Elsevier Published Date: 7th August 2018

Strongly Recommended Textbooks in Part 2; as reference in Part 3 and 4

Pharmacy Practice
Edition 6th
Edited by Jennie Watson and Louise Cogan
ISBN: 9780702074301

Aulton’s pharmaceutics: the design and manufacture of medicines
Author: Michael E. Aulton, Kevin Taylor (editors)
Edition: 5th (2018)
ISBN: 070207005X, 9780702070051

Martin’s physical pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences: physical chemical and biopharmaceutical principles in the pharmaceutical sciences
Author: Patrick J. Sinko (editor)
Edition: 7th (2017)
ISBN: 1451191456, 1496353447, 9781451191455, 9781496353443

Physicochemical principles of pharmacy: in manufacture, formulation and clinical use
Author: Alexander T. Florence, David Attwood
Edition: 6th (2016)
ISBN: 9780857111746

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Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Programme

University of Auckland students in Part III of their Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree are able to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours pathway.

Information on the  Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Degree

Information about the Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours degree, including eligibility criteria,  can be found on these website pages:

Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Graduate profile

A copy of the Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours Graduate profile can be found here:

Application Process

There are two parallel processes which you must complete, Applications open July 1st, Deadline both each of these is July 15th

  1. University of Auckland Application Process – use the Apply Now function
  2. School of Pharmacy Application Process – information on Canvas for PHARMACY311.

Application details will be available for currently enrolled Auckland BPharm Year 3 students via their Canvas PHARMACY 311 course.

APSA Student Representative Details

APSA (Auckland Pharmacy Students Association) Information

Email APSA:

Student Class Representatives 2022

  • Part II: Nishit Mistry & Kelly Liang
  • Part III: Madeleine Roe & Jonathan Lo
  • Part IV: Daniel Young & Emily Reichardt

MAPAS Student Tutors 2022

Part II: Yu Jeng
Part III: Sara Keightley
Part IV: Jess Hutchings

Student Health and Wellbeing

Coronavirus Updates

University of Auckland Coronavirus current information

Student Illness During Study

What to do if you are unable to attend University

What to do if you are unwell/have experienced misfortune and cannot attend Placement day(s)

BPharm Year Coordinators

Remember the BPharm Year 2, 3 and 4 Coordinators are here for you if you need any support in your study, pastoral support, if you are feeling stressed or unwell or if you would like an impartial support person outside of your course team to be a sounding board or support.

Bachelor of Pharmacy Year Coordinators detail for students and staff 2022

Part 2 Year Coordinator
– Angelene van der Westhuizen
Part 3 Year Coordinator
– Trudi Aspden 
Part 4 Year Coordinator
– Sachin Thakur

University Health Support Teams and Systems

 Student Wellbeing Support

Support People Here To Help You

BPharm Student Support Advisor: Daniel Heke

Email Daniel Heke confidentially about any academic, social, emotional, time management, financial pressures or other anxiety or concerns affecting your study: or

Phone Daniel Heke on +64 9 923 7071

Wellbeing Programme Outline

Supporting Distressed Students

Student Recreation and Sport

Student Recreation Centre

In Case of Emergencies

Off-campus Emergency Help and Support


Special Conditions for Tests

Apply for Special Conditions for Tests

Pharmacy Administration Information

Pharmacy Reception Collection Times for Assignments/Feedback

Located at Grafton Campus, Building 505, Level 3, School of Pharmacy reception desk

  • Open Monday to Friday (most days unless noted at the reception desk due to clinical exams/staff training)
  • 10:00 am to 12:00pm

Contact the School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy School Contact Details


Assignment box (Located at Grafton, Building 505, Level 3, to the right of the Pharmacy Reception office window)

  • Assignments can be dropped off at any time into the Assignment box

To book a study room at Level 3 School of Pharmacy:

Pharmacy Room Booking Requests

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