Pharmacy Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) The University of Nottingham - 3% 0% £9250 £28600 163 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Brighton - 0% 0% £9250 £13842 147 Brighton On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Reading - 5% 1% £9250 £27650 136 Reading On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) De Montfort University - 2% 2% £9250 £15750 130 Leicester On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Queen's University of Belfast - 0% 3% £9250 £25300 174 Belfast On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Cardiff University - 0% 1% £9000 £25450 £28200 171 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Sunderland - 0% 8% £9250 £16000 124 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University - 0% 12% £9250 £16100 136 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm University College London - 10% 0% £9250 £29000 192 London On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with Preparatory Year MPharm (Hons) University of Reading - 5% 18% £9250 £27650 129 Reading On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University College London - 10% 1% £9250 £29000 157 London On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Ulster University - 0% 4% £9250 £15840 £16320 168 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm University of Strathclyde - 2% 1% £9250 £27750 225 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm MPharm (Hons) Aston University - 8% 1% £9250 £20700 139 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Bradford - 10% 0% £9250 £22180 144 Bradford On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of East Anglia - 5% 8% £9250 £26100 145 Norwich On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with Preparatory Year MPharm (Hons) University of Brighton - 0% 10% £9250 £13842 126 Brighton On campus Full-time
Pharmacy (including pre-registration training) MPharm (Hons) University of Bradford - 0% 2% £9250 £22180 141 Bradford On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm University of Huddersfield - 0% 6% £9250 £17600 140 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Portsmouth - 5% 5% £9250 £20200 125 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Birmingham - 0% 5% £9250 - 154 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Lincoln - 0% 0% £9250 - 171 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Hertfordshire - 5% 8% £9250 - 123 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) King's College London - 0% 7% £9250 - 148 London On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with a Foundation Year MPharm (Hons) University of East Anglia - 5% 5% £9250 - 107 Norwich On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with Science Foundation Year MPharm (Hons) University of Lincoln - 0% 5% £9250 - 99 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm MPharm (Hons) Kingston University - 10% 3% £9250 - 126 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Foundation) MPharm (Hons) Kingston University - 0% 14% £9250 - 105 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences Foundation Degree (Pre-Pharmacy) FdSc Kingston University - - 2% £9250 - 104 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Keele - 0% 4% - - 141 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Wolverhampton - 0% 16% - - 122 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Newcastle University - 0% 7% - - 143 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - - 6% £9250 - 132 Preston On campus Full-time
MPharm Pharmacy with a Preparatory (Foundation) Year MPharm (Hons) Swansea University - 1% 5% - - 120 Swansea On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) The University of Manchester - 2% 7% - - 160 Manchester On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with Foundation Year MPharm (Hons) University of Keele - 0% 5% - - 107 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm Swansea University - 1% 5% - - 152 Swansea On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) Medway School of Pharmacy - - 15% £9250 £21900 133 Chatham On campus Full-time
Pharmacy Practice (by research) MSc University of Reading - - - £14100 £27800 - Reading On campus Full-time
Pharmacy with a Foundation Year MPharm (Hons) The University of Manchester - - 25% - - 154 Manchester On campus Full-time
Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists PgCert University of Portsmouth - - - £2730 £2730 - Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Pharmacy MPharm Robert Gordon University - - - £9000 £18650 - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems MSc London Metropolitan University - - - £9300 £16500 - London On campus Full-time
Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Research Project MSc University of Huddersfield - - - - £19800 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Community Placement MSc University of Huddersfield - - - - £19800 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Clinical Pharmacy MSc University of Sunderland - - - £389 - - Sunderland On campus Part-time
Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Hospital Placement MSc University of Huddersfield - - - - £19800 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Clinical Pharmacy MSc (PG) University of Exeter - - - - - - Exeter On campus Part-time
Pharmacy (OSPAP) PgDip University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (Pharmacy) PGCert University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Pharmacy Practice PgDip University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Practice Cert in Supplementary Prescribing (Diagnostic Radiographer, Dietician) PGCert University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Pharmacy (Chemistry and Drug Delivery) PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy MRes University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Pharmacy (Health Services Research) PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Prescribing Studies PgCert University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Pharmacist Independent Prescribing PgCert University of Worcester - - - - - - Worcester On campus Full-time
Pharmacy Practice PgDip University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Part-time
Pharmacy Practice PhD The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester online Full-time
Pharmacy (Biochemistry and Cell Biology) PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine MRes Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Physiology) PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences MPhil The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Global Pharmacy PgCert Brighton and Sussex Medical School - - - - - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (Allied Health Professionals) PGCert University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Prescribing for Pharmacists PgCert Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Pharmacy MPhil Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists PgCert Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
Pharmacy MRes University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
Pharmacy MD Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
General Pharmacy Practice MSc University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing (Nurse) PGCert University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Independent/Supplementary Prescribing PgCert University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Pharmacy (Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme) PgDip University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
Independent/Supplementary Prescribing PgCert University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Pharmacy PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
Independent Prescribing Practice PgCert University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Pharmacy PhD University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Independent Prescribing PgCert Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Pharmacy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £33109 £34159 £35700
25-75 percentile range £30122 - £40073 £20370 - £39639 £22368 - £42249

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £33786 £33079 £35097
25-75 percentile range £27223 - £40118 £19443 - £39754 £22776 - £42251

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Pharmacy

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Pharmacy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Pharmacy

  • Independent Pharmacies
  • Retail Chains
  • GP Surgeries
  • Health Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Food and Drink Companies
  • The Armed Services
  • Universities
  • Veterinary Pharmacy Practices

Specialisations within Pharmacy

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Compounded Sterile Preparations
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Geriatric
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nuclear Pharmacy

Jobs of graduates of Pharmacy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Pharmacy at University of Brighton

65% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Pharmacy in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Pharmacy


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Pharmacy, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Pharmacy is the study of the professional practice of pharmacy, including instruction in principles of medicinal chemistry, drug behaviour, and mixing, preparing and dispensing of prescription medications.

The median salary of graduates of Pharmacy was £33109 15 months after graduation, £34159 3 years after graduation and £35700 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Pharmacy studies:
  • Master of Pharmacy (Honours) - MPharm (Hons)
  • Master of Pharmacy - MPharm
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Certificate of Postgraduate Study - PGCert
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip
  • Doctor of Medicine - MD
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)