Industrial Pharmacist

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

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.

Occupation snapshot
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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.

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