Enjoy an excellent learning environment with state-of-the-art industry standard pharmaceutical science laboratories and a newly refurbished pharmacy practice suite with flexible teaching spaces and clinical skills areas to prepare you for a career as a pharmacist.
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Why choose us?
- Our MPharm is fully accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
- Pharmacy courses at UCLan ranked 1st in the North West for graduate prospects (outcomes and on-track). Complete University Guide 2024.
- Opportunities for undergraduate research through our Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme.
Future Careers and Opportunities
MPharm graduates will need to undertake a pre-registration training year to become a qualified pharmacist. You may then consider postgraduate study, or training to become an independent prescriber.
Postgraduate study could allow hospital-based staff progression to higher AfC banding and community practitioners a move into practice-based/GP-patient facing roles.
Career options for pharmacy graduates
MPharm graduates undertake a pre-registration year to become qualified pharmacists. You may then consider postgraduate study or training to become an independent prescriber.
Studying pharmacy could lead to a future career as a:
- Clinical Trials Assistant
- Quality Control Assistant
- Clinical research associate
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Meet the team
Pete completed his first degree at Leeds University which was a BSc (Hons) in Genetics in 1990. He then worked as a Biomedical Scientist for several North West NHS trusts and completed a Masters qualification in 1993 at Manchester Metropolitan University. This was a Fellowship in…
Louise works as a Deputy Associate Dean within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. She is Course Leader for the MPharm programme, as well as pre-registration co-ordinator for MPharm students. She also undertakes locum work as a community pharmacist.