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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The 4-year MPharm Pharmacy programme at Birmingham is fully accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), and has been specifically designed to meet your needs as a future pharmacist. The GPhC is the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain. They are responsible for defining the education and training requirements for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Throughout each year, right from the start of the course, you will find yourself experiencing real-life or simulated clinical and patient situations. This practical element is supported by your fundamental pharmaceutical and medical science studies, taught by our research-active academic and professional staff and is the ideal balance of hands-on learning and in-depth study.You will learn the science underpinning the use of medicines, including physiology and anatomy of the human body, the effect of medicines on the human body, and how medicines are designed. Alongside this, you will be trained in clinical communications, problem solving, and decision making to ensure you have the skills to enjoy a rewarding career in pharmacy contributing to patient care. As a Pharmacy student at Birmingham you will benefit from our exclusive relationships with two of the largest independent community pharmacy chains in the Midlands who provide vital practice placement opportunities and essential work experience to help secure your pre-registration year.In 2018, the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) showed that 98% of our students were satisfied with the quality of the course.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : AAB

Typical offer:AABRequired subjects and grades:Chemistry and at least one further science at A level from Biology, Mathematics or Physics. Grade B in Maths GCSE and grade C in English GCSE are also required.A Levels - Mathematics and Further Mathematics will not be considered as separate subjects at A2. General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted.

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 46 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    133 60%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    22nd

    2

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