University College London
Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm
University College London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The 5-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 from this programme, 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.

Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) in order to progress to pharmacist pre-registration training and then to register as a pharmacist. Please note, the 5-year integrated MPharm degree programme includes pre-registration training.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 126 graduates of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm at University College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Pharmacy.

Overall student satisfaction
85 /100
126 total respondents


Salary of Graduates of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm at University College London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £36000 £34000 £34500
25-75 percentile range £30500 - £37000 £21500 - £39000 £24500 - £43000

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

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training, MPharm you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm at University College London

80% Other Health Professionals
5% Sales occupations
0% Administrative occupations
0% Information Technology Professionals
0% Teaching Professionals
0% Finance Professionals
0% Quality and Regulatory Professionals
0% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Chemistry and either Biology, Mathematics or Physics required.

Pass in Access to HE Diploma, with a minimum of 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, all from Level 3 units. Please note, where subject specific requirements are stipulated at A level we may review your Access to HE syllabus to ensure you meet the subject specific requirements prior to a final decision being communicated. This qualification is not accepted where applicants have not previously studied beyond GCSE standard or have not achieved the required grades at A-level.

AAB at Advanced Highers (or AA at Advanced Higher and BBB at Higher), including Chemistry and either Mathematics, Physics or Biology at Advanced Higher.

A total of 17 points in three higher level subjects, including Chemistry and one subject from Biology, Mathematics or Physics, with no score below 5. For Mathematics, the programme will accept either 'Analysis and Approaches' or 'Applications and Interpretation' at higher level.

Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAB, including Chemistry and either Maths, Physics or Biology.

Including Chemistry and either Mathematics, Physics or Biology.

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade B or 6.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE
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Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

University College London is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.


Tuition Fees Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training MPharm

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £25800 year 1
International £25800 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit or dedicated webpage for more details: The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2021/22 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2022/23 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy including on and annual basis for each year of study during a programme. Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2021/22 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2023

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University College London in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #6 
    • #12 
    Pharmacology & Pharmacy
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #2 
    • #4 
    Pharmacy & Pharmacology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 20 April, 2022]
    • #16 
    • #22 
    Pharmacy & Pharmacology
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 11 September, 2021]

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About University College London

University College London, otherwise known as UCL, is a government funded research university based in metropolitan London, England. It’s a university that puts emphasis on investigative research and the teaching of critical thinking skills for its alumni. The university has its main campus in the Bloomsbury area of the populous London Borough of Camden, in Central London, where students can enjoy its large parks and open spaces in their free time.

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