University Subject Tables 2018

Three parts medicine and two parts biology with a dash of business and management, pharmacology is the specific study of drugs, what effect they have on the human body and why. Our rankings include Pharmacology, Toxicology & Pharmacy.

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Pharmacology & Pharmacy

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The following universities offer fully or provisionally accredited MPharm courses in Pharmacy: Aston, Bath, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Cardiff, Central Lancashire, De Montfort, East Anglia, Hertfordshire, Huddersfield, Keele, King's College London, Kingston, Lincoln, Liverpool John Moores, Manchester, Medway (Kent & Greenwich), Newcastle, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Queen's Belfast, Reading, Robert Gordon, Strathclyde, Sunderland, Sussex, Ulster, University College London, Wolverhampton.

Pharmacy at the University of Durham has recently transferred to Newcastle. Medway School of Pharmacy is a partnership between the University of Greenwich and the University of Kent.

This table was revised on 24 May 2017 and includes corrections and omissions reported to us by universities after publication in April. The rankings of some institutions have changed as a result.


The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:

  • Entry Standards: No maximum
  • Student Satisfaction: 5.00
  • Research Quality: 4.00
  • Graduate Prospects: 100
  • Overall Score: 100.0

All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.