Ask The Complete University Guide

Search answered questions:

Do you have a question for the Complete University Guide? Email ask@thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk and one of our experts will be in touch soon.

Where appropriate, we’ll publish your question anonymously on our website and/or our social media accounts to help other students.

If you prefer for your question not to be published, please let us know in your email. Read our full terms and conditions.

What are the entry requirements for Pharmacy undergraduate courses?

How do I get on to a pharmacy course? What are the entry requirements and what is the process?
Answered by Alison Patterson
A good place to start is with the CUG Course Chooser, use it to search through Pharmacy courses at UK providers. Click on the courses of interest and find out more info about them including their entry requirements.

Here's a search I did earlier:


A quick search suggest you'll be better placed with at least a couple of science A Levels and definitely one in Chemistry.

If you're unsure just contact the relevant university's admissions office. There's no point wasting an application.

It's also worth looking at Pharmacology and Pharmacy subject table, it'll help you make a decision:


You must apply through UCAS at www.ucas.com. The process is explained on site:


Similar questions