Industrial Pharmacist

Industrial Pharmacists undertake research, testing and analysis related to the development, production, storage, quality control and distribution of drugs and related supplies.
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    Overview

    Industrial Pharmacists undertake research, testing and analysis related to the development, production, storage, quality control and distribution of drugs and related supplies.

    Day-to-day

    • conducts research to develop and improve pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and related chemical products
    • confers with chemists, engineering professionals and other professionals about manufacturing techniques and ingredients
    • tests and analyses drugs to determine their identity, purity and strength in relation to specified standards
    • develops standards for drugs used in pharmaceuticals.

    To become an Industrial Pharmacist

    • You need a bachelor degree in pharmacy to work as an Industrial Pharmacist. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

      Find a Bachelor of Health Science

    • Registration with the Pharmacy Board of Australia is required.