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Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Let's improve more than healthcare. Let's improve lives.

Our Pharmacy and Pharmacology courses are delivered by active researchers and practitioners. Practical lab experiments, established placement links and public patient engagement ensure our programmes are up to date with the healthcare sector.

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 or pharmacologist.

Inter-professional learning sessions throughout our MPharm mean you’ll work alongside students from other professional healthcare programmes, eg medical and nursing students – graduating as a well-rounded member of the healthcare team.

Pharmacology students have attended an internationally renowned Pharmacology Conference and gained complimentary student membership of the British Pharmacological Society.

Our postgraduate programmes provide the qualifications, skills and knowledge to develop your career in your specific field.

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Why choose us?

  • Our MPharm is fully accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

  • Opportunities for undergraduate research through our Undergraduate Research Internship Scheme.

  • Our MSc Advanced Pharmacy Practice is largely delivered online, offering more flexibility to students.
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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.

Pharmacology graduates may go onto further study, research or work in industry. Specific jobs for recent graduates include Clinical Trials Assistant and Quality Control Assistant.

Postgraduate study could allow hospital-based staff progression to higher AfC banding and community practitioners a move into practice-based/GP-patient facing roles.

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