The MPharm degree is designed to help students become experts in medicines with the skills to work effectively with patients and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
- Entry requirements
- AAB including A-level Chemistry and at least one other A-level from Biology, Mathematics or Physics+ GCSE Biology grade C or GCSE Double Award Science grades CC + GCSE Mathematics grade C.
- English language requirements
- An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each test component.
- Tuition fees
- £20,800 / ¥189,260
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. A variety of placements and simulated learning with multidisciplinary teams help students develop the knowledge and skills to be a valued and effective member of the health care team. The modules are:
- Structure, Reactivity and Mechanism in Organic and Biorganic Chemistry
- Practising as a Pharmacist
- Physiology for Pharmacy
- Pharmaceutical Microbiology
- Physical Pharmaceutics
- Pharmaceutical Technology
- Applied Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Medicinal Substances
- Drug Design/Pharmaceutical Analysis
- Advanced Delivery Systems for Large and Small Molecules
- Clinical Therapeutics
- Pharmacy Practice
- Research Project
- Pharmacy Practice Responding to Symptoms
- Advanced Pharmaceutical Care
- Business Government and Industry
- Advancement of Practice Through Evidence
The degree is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) in Great Britain and the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI), as the relevant regulators.
The School of Pharmacy has developed close links with a wide variety of industry partners through research and teaching at a local, national and international level. Students are taught by practising pharmacists from the community, primary care and hospital setting and the School’s Careers Liaison Officer ensures that students are aware of all career opportunities and prepared for application and interview processes.
A feature of this MPharm is an increasing experience of the clinical environment through inclusion of clinical placements in both community and hospital settings.
The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s is acknowledged as a leading centre for Pharmacy teaching and research in the UK.
At Queen’s we believe in providing students with as authentic a learning experience and environment as possible. Our recently renovated Pharmacy Practice Unit consists of everything you would find in a contemporary community pharmacy. In addition we have world-leading research laboratories with the best technology in the industry.