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Course summary

Understand the science behind drug discovery, development and delivery and how patients react to the medicines they take. Why Pharmacy at Strathclyde? Ranked 1st in the UK for Pharmacology & Pharmacy (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022). Combine fundamental science with practical experience of working with patients and health professionals in community and hospital placements from the outset. Benefit from our strong links with the pharmaceutical industry sectors and Schools of Pharmacy internationally. Learn from professional pharmacy practitioners. Enter Year 2 of the five-year Integrated Masters programme. Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council. Your Career Once registered with the GPhC, pharmacy graduates enjoy good employment prospects with attractive starting salaries. The majority are employed in either community or hospital pharmacies. Other graduates may also pursue a career in medical writing, clinical drug trials, or medical sales while some pursue research and academic careers to educate and inspire the next generation of pharmacists. Recent graduate job titles include: Assistant Scientist Pharmacist Rotational Pharmacist Trainee Pharmacist

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Applicants have to complete situational judgement tests and be interviewed. Situational judgement tests will be online and interviews will be held before the end of April 2024.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £27750 Year 1
International £27750 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Pharmacy at University of Strathclyde - UCAS