The role of the modern pharmacist has evolved in recent years, making it a hugely varied and rewarding profession. Pharmacists advise on and deliver the latest in cutting-edge treatments and medicines to millions of patients every day. Whether on the frontline of the NHS as a community pharmacist, working on a hospital ward, in a GP practice, in research or within industry, pharmacists are an integral part of the healthcare team. Pharmacy offers a challenging and patient-focused career path. Our course produces effective practitioners with the knowledge and skills to deliver the very best pharmaceutical care for patients underpinned by sound scientific principles. This is achieved through a student-centred approach, developing you as a life-long learner and reflective practitioner. An emphasis is placed on inter-professional learning where you will learn with and from other professions such as medicine, nursing and allied healthcare professions. You will develop an understanding of how the body works; the effects of disease; how drugs are made, delivered to and affect the body; and importantly, how to achieve shared decision making with patients that ensures the maximum benefit from medicines with the minimum incidence of side effects.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- General Pharmaceutical Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Provisionally required for entry from September 2023.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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