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Pharmacy (4 years) MPharm (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: B230

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Pharmacists are responsible for supplying medicines to patients and giving advice on correct dosage, explaining how to take prescribed drugs, and discussing any potential side effects.They ensure that the supply of medicines is within the law and suitable for a particular patient, and will liaise with other healthcare professionals or carers to offer help and advice.Pharmacists also supervise the medicines supply chain and ensure that pharmacy premises and systems are fit for purpose.With over 100 years of experience, our Leicester School of Pharmacy will help provide you with the practical and professional skills needed to work as a pharmacist. With pharmacy being the third largest healthcare profession in the UK, your career opportunities are extensive and varied.You’ll study a range of topics including an introduction to pharmacy, cardiovascular/respiratory and infection/inflammation, preparing for practice, professional clinician, integrated patient care and more.Key features• Benefit from integrated work placements* over all four years of the programme.• Our graduates progress on to rewarding and stimulating careers in all sectors of pharmacy, including major employers in community pharmacy such as Boots, Lloyds and Well Pharmacy, NHS Hospital Trusts, primary care settings such as GP Pharmacists or local commissioners and the pharmaceutical industry.• DMU has a history of more than 100 years of Pharmacy teaching experience and provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with other future health and social care experts.• Learn in dedicated teaching spaces with innovative teaching technology, including a purpose-built practice suite and laboratories, plus our online, objective, skills and diagnostic development tool created at DMU.• Benefit from collaborative working with other future health and social care experts allows students and practitioners from a wide range of professions to learn together through our Inter-Professional Education (IPE), which has been commended as a beacon of good practice by the General Pharmaceutical Council.• Gain international experience related to your studies through our DMU Global programme*. Pharmacy students have visited New York to understand the healthcare provision provided by pharmacists in America and learned about the medicinal uses of hemp and cannabis on a trip to Amsterdam.• You’ll study a range of modules including an introduction to pharmacy, cardiovascular/respiratory and infection/inflammation, preparing for practice, professional clinician, integrated patient care and more.*Subject to government guidance around Covid restrictions**DMU’s careers and employability service, known as DMU Works, was awarded the Best University Careers/Employability Service at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards in February 2021. We understand university is a huge investment, and our careers commitment to you is not simply to help you secure a job, but to equip you with the skills to thrive, adapt and innovate in our ever-changing world.**

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,750per 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 :

120 UCAS tariff points from a maximum of 3 A2 subject and must include passes at grade B or better in Chemistry and one other Science from : Biology, Physics, Maths or Psychology. The third subject may be in a non-Science subject.

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 46 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    108 49%

    38th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    34th

    1

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