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UCAS CODE: B230

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This accredited Pharmacy degree will prepare you for a career at the forefront of healthcare and medicine.

Course overview

This degree focuses on developing your scientific, technical and communication skills. You'll leave as a professional, caring, ethical and effective pharmacist, able to contribute to the health of future generations.

Hands-on learning and clinical placements are embedded throughout the degree. You will have access to patients from the start of the course, as well as access to our on-campus skills labs.

You’ll become a confident expert in medicine by learning the fundamentals of the human body and the principles of areas such as:

  • pharmaceutical microbiology
  • biomedical science
  • pathology
  • microbiology

Teaching methods

You'll be taught through:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • problem-based learning
  • practical experience
  • laboratory work
  • case seminars

These combined methods of teaching are designed to encourage you to develop knowledge and skills in an integrated manner.

You'll be supported in case-led teaching so you are able to confidently apply your knowledge to future work.

Your future

Pharmacy is a highly varied profession with a number of different possible career paths open to graduates.

To register as a pharmacist in the UK, you must complete the MPharm degree, a pre-registration training year and sit the registration assessment. After registration, pharmacy graduates are highly sought after and are amongst the most employable professionals in the UK, with many opportunities to work internationally.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

including Chemistry and at least one of Biology, Mathematics or Physics at A level and excluding Critical Thinking and General Studies. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels we require a pass in the practical element. Mathematics and English Language both required at GCSE, minimum grade C or 4, if not offered at A or AS level. Offers are made subject to satisfying fitness to practise conditions.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 46 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    147 65%

    21st

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    37th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    27th

    15

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