Why study pharmaceutical chemistry at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

State-of-the-art infrastructure investment

We've invested more than $500 million in advanced on-campus science learning and research facilities.

Learn more about our infrastructure projects.

Well above world standard

Our research in medicinal and biomolecular chemistry and biochemistry and cell biology is top-rated nationally and rated 'well above world standard'.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in pharmaceutical chemistry

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study pharmaceutical chemistry prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Researcher
  • Medical salesperson
  • Science communicator
  • Drug developer
  • Laboratory technician

Future employers

Potential employers of pharmaceutical chemistry graduates include:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Hospitals
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Research institutes
  • Government departments

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