Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS

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Course summary

The School of Pharmacy (SoP) focuses its research activities on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences, clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy. Our research spans a wide range of scientific and professional disciplines. Multidisciplinary sits at the core of many of our internationally-connected research programmes, ultimately delivering impactful research designed to benefit patients. The School of Pharmacy is committed to research excellence. This is achieved through ambitious target setting, a key feature of our School Strategy, feeding into the broader University Strategy 2030. We will continually strive for research excellence, strategic recruitment and encourage/enable impactful internal and external collaborations. The SoP has as a broad portfolio of high quality research income and staff within the School publish widely in leading journals and present their work at national and international conferences. Our research focuses on making real-world improvements for patients through our expertise in pharmaceutical science and practice. Research programmes are grouped into five key themes, which are mainly funded by UK/European Government sources, leading medical charities and importantly the pharmaceutical industry. 1.NANOMEDICINE AND BIOTHERAPEUTICS 2.PHARMACEUTICAL MATERIALS SCIENCE AND FORMULATION 3.DRUG DELIVERY AND BIOMATERIALS 4.INFECTION AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE 5.HEALTHCARE DELIVERY AND MEDICINES OPTIMISATION


How to apply

International applicants

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 6.0 in writing, and not less that 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years. International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see:

Entry requirements

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.

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Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS