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A career-defining education.

The School of Pharmacy at Queen's has been ranked 2nd in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology according to the Guardian University Guide 2018. State of the art facilities, high quality teaching, and world-renowned research at the School, create a truly exceptional and unique learning experience for our students.

Ready for Global Employment Opportunities

99% of our MPharm graduates are in employment 6 months after graduation. There’s never been a better time to study Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences, with both career areas having a wealth of employment opportunities.

Pioneering New Treatments and Drug Delivery Systems

The School of Pharmacy is one of the UK's leading centres for research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our research focuses on making real-world improvements for patients through our expertise in pharmaceutical science and practice.

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Jessica Yap, Malaysia, Pharmacy Graduate 2017

"Studying Pharmacy at Queen’s has been brilliant. There are many opportunities in your University life that enable you to strengthen your CV and build up your self-worth."
Jessica Yap, Malaysia, Pharmacy graduate 2017

2ND IN THE UK For Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

(Guardian University Guide 2018)
MPharm Pharmacy

The MPharm degree is designed to help students become experts in medicines with the skills to work effectively with patients and the multidisciplinary team. The course integrates the chemical, and biological sciences with the discovery, design, evaluation and production of medicines and their clinical application to all areas of practice.

BSc Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

A degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides the biotechnological tools and techniques to enable the discovery, development and evolution of novel therapeutics and innovative drug delivery systems.

BSc Pharmaceutical Sciences

This engaging and dynamic degree deals with the underpinning science of the drug development process, including physical, chemical and biological concepts. Graduates are able to work in all stages of the drug development process as part of a multi-disciplinary research team.

Why choose Queen's

Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world

(QS World University Rankings 2018/

Competitive Fees

Queen’s offers lower tuition fees than many other similarly well-regarded UK universities. (Natwest Student Living Index 2017).

Safe and affordable

Belfast offers the lowest cost of living in the UK and is the safest region in the UK. (Mercer 2016, British Crime Surveys, 2015/16).

Access to top companies

Opportunities include internships, trainee positions, apprenticeships and graduate positions. Our degrees are shaped by industry-needs and past graduates have secured senior-level positions across the global agri-food, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

State-of-the-art facilities

A £700m investment has transformed our historic campus into an innovative learning environment featuring our new five-floor School of Biological Sciences. In the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, we ranked 2nd for university facilities.

Scholarships and industry prizes

We award £1.5milllion in scholarships to gifted International students every year while our industry-sponsored awards include prizes from industry leaders including the Physiological Society and the Pharmacological Society.

Future-ready graduates

We’ll help you develop your employability and support you in improving your English proficiency, and communication skills, as well as your decision-making and problem-solving skills.

What our students say

Join our student community

A life-changing experience.

Welcoming Campus Community

Welcoming Campus Community

Your student experience will be enriched by our welcoming and inclusive global campus community with access to speciality foods such as an Asian supermarket close to campus.
Malaysian Student Society

Student Society

Enjoy regular food and sporting events organised through our active Malaysian Student Society or experience Northern irish cuisine with an overnight at a host family home.

International Buddy Scheme

International Buddy Scheme

We foster a friendly and inclusive campus culture and our International Buddy system will pair you with a fellow Malaysian student who can help you settle into life at Queen's.

Beautiful Scenic Destination

Beautiful Scenic Destination

Outside campus, visit Game of Thrones filming locations and the awe-inspiring Giants Causeway, or take advantage of travel links to the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe.