Our pharmacy degree will prepare you for a career as a pharmacist. You’ll learn about patient care by studying basic and applied science, and clinical and professional practice. The four-year MPharm programme provides pharmacy education of excellent quality and focuses on producing future pharmacists who will promote safe and effective use of medicines, ensuring patient and public safety at all times. Our graduates will demonstrate intellectual creativity and curiosity in their professional practice. The MPharm curriculum is outcomes-focused, and it is designed to prepare students for their future professional practice as both a pharmacist and prescriber. Teaching covers basic and applied science and clinical and professional practice, all in the context of patient care. The three core themes of Biological science and therapeutics, Pharmaceutical sciences, and Professional practice and prescribing, are taught through year-long modules and these are brought to life through real scenarios based around body systems. By using these body systems – across the three core themes, we break down barriers, enabling you to learn more effectively. Successful completion will allow you to undertake the General Pharmaceutical Council foundation training year that leads to registration as a pharmacist in Great Britain. What you should know about this course
- The course will for the first time prepare students to develop the knowledge and skills for prescribing
- The integrated MPharm curriculum prepares students for their future professional practice and it is taught by experts from pharmacy including scientific areas such as biological
- Core modules of biological science and therapeutics, pharmaceutical chemistry (including drug delivery), and pharmacy practice and prescribing are aligned around body systems
- Basic knowledge is supported by an increasing focus on practice-related learning, as evidenced by increasing amounts of placements at hospitals and community pharmacies, as well.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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
We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants will be required to Complete a Suitability Declaration and pass an Occupational Health check.
Suitable applicants will be required to complete an online assessment and attend an interview. Find out more about this requirement on our website: https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/after-you-apply/interview
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Fees and funding
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We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies