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  • Qualification

    Master of Pharmacy (with Honours) - MPharm (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Studying at Aston Pharmacy School will help you to develop the skills, knowledge and outlook required to become an outstanding pharmacist. You’ll experience work-based learning through our extensive network of industry partners; develop your skills in dedicated specialist facilities, and benefit from the experience and insight of our expert teaching staff.With our roots stretching back to the establishment of the Birmingham Pharmaceutical Institution in 1847, and strong links with the NHS and healthcare industry, Aston is the ideal place to learn about this fascinating, and ever-changing profession.You will benefit from extensive patient contact throughout the course. Both within the University, and through a series of professional experiences in different workplace environments such as hospitals, community pharmacies, GP surgeries and primary care settings. We also have a strong focus on interprofessional practice and collaborative care, offering opportunities for you to learn with, from and about other healthcare specialities.In addition to this, many of our final year students select a final year research project in pharmacy practice, which can be based in either community or hospital practice.Your personal tutors, along with the wider Pharmacy School team, will be on hand to support you with sourcing additional work-based experiences on summer breaks to improve your skills and enhance your CV.**Key course benefits:**- Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), which is one of the key requirements to practice as a pharmacist in the UK. The most recent accreditation at Aston University took place in May 2019 and the MPharm programme was re-accredited for six years, the maximum period possible. - 93.5% of students found the course intellectually stimulating (National Student Survey, 2020). - Top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects, student satisfaction and research quality (Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Complete University Guide, 2020).- 4th in the UK for Pharmacy graduate salaries one year after graduation (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) date, 2020).- Access to a range of specialist facilities in our recently redeveloped Keith Wilson Pharmacy Suite. This includes our clinical skills room with a mock hospital bay set up, dispensing and patient counselling suites with discrete video recording capabilities, and a range of laboratories and teaching rooms.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per year

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A level : BBB

A LevelsBBB must include Chemistry and one other science subject from: Biology, Maths OR Physics.BBC must include Chemistry and one other science subject from: Biology, Maths OR Physics and B in Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).Students who are eligible for a contextual offer under the Aston Ready programme are required to meet the three A Level requirement, including Chemistry and one other science subject from: Biology, Maths OR Physics, but will receive a specific lower offer ( more details can be f

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 46 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    115 52%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    14th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    28th

    7

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