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- Founded in 1842 by the (now Royal) Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
- Joined the University of London in 1925.
- Grant of Arms made in 1950.
- Joined with University College London (UCL) to form the UCL School of Pharmacy in 2012.
Location and transport
- Based at Brunswick Square in Bloomsbury (central London).
- Five minutes from Russell Square (Piccadilly line).
- Ten minutes from King's Cross/St Pancras (Northern, Circle, Piccadilly, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City lines).
- Entry to MPharm is very competitive.
- Standard offer is AAB at A level, including Chemistry, a second science subject and a third in any subject except General Studies or a mother tongue language.
- All UK based applicants are required to attend an interview.
- 20% international students.
- 20% mature students.
- 40:60 male to female.
- 1,800 applications for 180 places on the MPharm.
- Study abroad option offered in the spring of the 3rd year. Students can do an extramural research project in Europe, North America, Australia or elsewhere.
- Choice of specialist option modules in 3rd and 4th year.
- In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise for British universities, 90 per cent of the research activity at the School was deemed internationally significant and 25 per cent world-leading.
- High standard of teaching and student support praised by the Quality Assurance Agency.
- Dedicated to teaching and research in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences.
- Integrated curriculum designed and taught by in-house specialists.
- Information on disability services at the School of Pharmacy is available from the Registrar or telephone minimcom 020 7837 3992.
Student facilities, including library and computing
- In-house specialist library with 15,000 volumes and 4,000 electronic journals; weekly training sessions on information retrieval.
- 110 computer stations.
- Free WiFi access and laptop lending service.
- E-learning using Blackboard.
- Social space includes Refectory, serving hot and cold meals, and Junior Common Room with pool table and table football.
- Student societies and sports teams (football, cricket, netball).
- Annual charity show, ball, boat party and club nights.
- Access to facilities at University of London Union, including gym and swimming pool.
Recent/prospective new builds
- New Molecular Pharmacy wing opened in 2007, with atrium and lounge.
- New postgraduate study centre at 21 Russell Square, purchased jointly with SOAS.
Availability of part-time work
- Students are encouraged to gain work experience in a pharmacy.
- Many hospitals and high street chemists offer summer work placements.
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