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Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: B231

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Pharmacy - MPharm

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

The five-year MPharm with Integrated Pre-registration Training is primarily aimed at international students who want to complete the Pharmacy degree and UK pre-registration training whilst maintaining their student status. After graduating, students will be ready to apply for registration as a UK Pharmacist. We offer you the opportunity to become a confident and competent healthcare professional with patient safety and wellbeing as your primary concern.

Your learning

You will be exposed to many different styles of teaching and learning. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, practical classes, tutorials, problem-solving classes, clinical seminars and workshops, skills workshops with patients, journal clubs, independent learning, visits to hospital and community pharmacies and clinical placements.

Assessment

Your performance is assessed through a combination of coursework, essays, MCQs, practical exams (OCSEs), portfolios, work-based assessments, short answer questions and extended written case studies in examinations as well as integrated examination questions and a research project. Coursework contributes about 40% and examinations about 60% to your final mark (Years 1-4).

Careers

MPharm Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-Registration Training graduates must pass the GPhC registration examination to qualify as a professional pharmacist. As a pharmacy professional you will be a frontline healthcare provider and can have a direct impact on people's lives and health.

Many pharmacists work in community pharmacies on the high street or in supermarkets. Another popular branch of the profession is hospital pharmacy, working closely with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals and specialising in areas such as cancer, paediatrics, HIV and surgical. An emerging role is the clinical pharmacist working in GP surgeries and care homes.

There are also career routes into industry and academia. Industrial pharmacists work in research and development, production, quality control, clinical trials, product registration and medical information. Those choosing to stay in the academic world undertake teaching and research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,290per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 46

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    168 74%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    30

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