Pharmacy Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
London Metropolitan University 83% 0% 8% £9300 £13750 106 London On campus Full-time
Brighton and Sussex Medical School 81% 5% 0% £3084 £6168 133 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 22% £12910 £24460 120 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 75% 1% 12% - £18000 118 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 75% 1% 12% - £18000 118 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 81% 0% 5% - £18000 137 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 91% 0% 2% £9250 £25000 153 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 75% 1% 12% £9250 £13842 118 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 22% £9250 £23700 120 Reading On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 85% 2% 7% £9250 £14750 107 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Keele 89% 0% 3% - £24000 139 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 5% - £21700 137 Norwich On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 91% 0% 0% £9250 £21400 159 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 63% 0% 10% £9250 £15900 132 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 72% 0% 3% £9250 £11000 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Keele 89% 0% 3% £9250 £24000 139 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 85% 1% 0% £9000 £23450 160 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 82% 0% 2% £9250 £13000 114 Sunderland On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 72% 0% 3% £9250 £16100 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Reading 75% 2% 22% £9250 £23700 120 Reading On campus Full-time
University College London 85% 0% 2% £9250 £25800 157 London On campus Full-time
Ulster University 97% 5% 5% £9250 £15360 153 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Aston University 74% 3% 7% £9250 £19700 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Robert Gordon University 84% 0% 3% £9000 £15250 196 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 81% 5% 0% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 133 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Keele 89% 0% 3% £9250 £19800 139 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 17% £9250 £21700 112 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 75% 1% 12% £9250 £13842 118 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 80% 3% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 157 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 83% 0% 8% £9250 £18300 106 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University College London 85% 0% 2% £9250 £25800 157 London On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 90% 0% 1% £9250 £21150 225 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 81% 0% 8% £9250 £16000 135 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 83% 0% 8% - - 106 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Aston University 83% 0% 8% £9250 - 106 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 83% 0% 8% - - 106 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 83% 0% 8% - - 106 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Manchester On campus Full-time
Kingston University 82% 0% 0% £9250 - 103 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Chester 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Chester On campus Part-time
University of Wolverhampton 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
Cardiff University 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Keele 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Part-time
University of Exeter 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 82% 0% 0% - - 103 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 75% 1% 12% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Bradford 75% 1% 12% - - 118 Bradford On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Leeds On campus Part-time
Cardiff University 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Cardiff On campus Part-time
University of Kent 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Wolverhampton On campus Part-time
University of Worcester 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Belfast On campus Part-time
Ulster University 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Coleraine On campus Part-time
University of Kent 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of South Wales 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 81% 5% 0% - - 133 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Huddersfield 81% 5% 0% £2985 - 133 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 75% 1% 12% - - 118 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 75% 1% 12% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 82% 0% 2% £389 - 114 Sunderland On campus Part-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 5% - - 137 Norwich On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 75% 2% 8% - - 152 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 0% 3% £9250 - 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 0% 2% - - 139 Bath On campus Full-time
University of Bath 98% 0% 2% - - 139 Bath On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester - - 25% - - 127 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 90% 0% 13% - - 118 Hatfield On campus Full-time
King's College London 83% 4% 1% £9250 - 148 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 81% 0% 17% £9250 - 112 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 56% 0% 7% £9250 - 114 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 92% 0% 5% £9250 - 139 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 65% 5% 4% £9250 - 145 Preston On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% - 0% - - 138 Swansea On campus Full-time
Kingston University 86% 5% 1% £9250 - 116 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester - - 25% - - 127 Manchester On campus Full-time
Medway School of Pharmacy - - 13% - - 130 Chatham On campus Full-time
Kingston University 86% 6% 2% £9250 - 98 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 0% 3% £9250 - 135 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Swansea University 85% - 0% - - 138 Swansea On campus Full-time
Medway School of Pharmacy - - 13% - - 90 Chatham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 81% 0% 8% - - 135 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Kent 81% 0% 8% - - 135 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 0% 8% - - 135 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 0% 8% - - 135 Hatfield On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 0% 8% - - 135 Hatfield On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
83 /100
1410 students of Pharmacy in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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 £31418 £34045 £35521
25-75 percentile range £29921 - £35897 £19491 - £40045 £22433 - £42080

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £32726 £31052 £33924
25-75 percentile range £27728 - £36055 £19378 - £38843 £22897 - £42192

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Pharmacy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Pharmacy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Pharmacy at De Montfort University

85% Other Health Professionals
0% Sales occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Pharmacy in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Pharmacy

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Pharmacy studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Initial Qualification) - PgDip
  • Master of Pharmacy (Honours) - MPharm (Hons)
  • Master of Pharmacy - MPharm
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Certificate of Postgraduate Study - PGCert
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Short Course Certificate - SCC
  • Postgraduate Credits - PG
  • Professional Doctorate - ProfDoc
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • No award - No award
  • Doctor of Pharmacy - DPharm

Pharmacy at University of Bath received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 98 out of 100 among 41 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Pharmacy was £31418 15 months after graduation, £34045 3 years after graduation and £35521 5 years after graduation.