School of Pharmacy

About the School of Pharmacy

Producing high quality graduates dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders by focusing on the best use of medicines in our society.


Since our establishment in 2000, we have set up world class postgraduate programmes* offering Research Masters and PhD students the opportunity to work with, and learn from, experts in their field.

Our academic staff have also been successful in bringing in research funding from national and international sources and have significant research collaborations throughout New Zealand and overseas.

Our aim is to build upon our renowned reputation of providing quality research that is both relevant and beneficial to New Zealand. We are fortunate to be in a university and a faculty that embraces research.

Our School’s research programmes are in three main areas and we are developing an international profile in each:

  • Drug delivery systems
  • Neuropharmacy
  • Medicines related outcomes

The University of Auckland and its reputation for excellence, education and research, opens a world of possibilities to expand and develop your Pharmacy career. 

* Top university in New Zealand for Medicine, Pharmacy and Pharmacology; in the top 100 worldwide (2015–16 QS World University Rankings)


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