General Information

Getting advice

Students presently studying in, or intending to study in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, should contact the following people for advice about course planning and other course-related issues:

Honours Co-ordinators

Professor Daniel Hoyer, Dr Graham MacKay and Professor Alastair Stewart
Email: pharm-honours@unimelb.edu.au
Phone (General enquiries): +61 3 9035 7119  (57119 if calling from a landline phone here on campus)

Academic Program Co-ordinators

Associate Professor James Ziogas
Email: jamesz@unimelb.edu.au

Dr Graham Mackay
Email: gmackay@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 03 8344 3932

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Majors administered by Pharmacology and Therapeutics

A Major consists of 50 points of third year subjects in a defined area. All students enrolled in a BSc or BBiomedicine are required to complete a major. A major may have compulsory (core) subjects and additional subjects chosen from a list of electives. In planning your path to a Major, please pay attention to prerequisites for core and elective subjects. Prerequisities will have to be completed prior to undertaking the major.

  • Pharmacology: The handbook entry for the Pharmacology Major can be accessed here.

Subjects Administered by Pharmacology and Therapeutics

  • PHRM20001 Pharmacology: How Drugs Work. Semester 2. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM30002 Drugs Affecting the Nervous System. Semester 2. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM30003 Drug Treatment of Disease. Semester 2. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM30008 Drugs: From Discovery to Market. Semester 1. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM30009 Drugs in Biomedical Experiments. Semester 1, Semester 2. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM40001 Pharmacology Research Project.  Semester 1. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM40002 Advanced Topics in Pharmacology. Semester 1. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM40006 Pharmacology Research Project .  Semester 2. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM90001 Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1. Not offered. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.
  • PHRM90002 Pharmacology for Health Professionals. Semester 1. The handbook entry for this Subject can be accessed here.