10 Reasons to Choose the School
10 reasons to make us your first choice
There are a multitude of reasons to make Queen's School of Pharmacy your first choice; from our amazing reputation and heritage, to our world class facilities and research calibre....
The School is ranked as the Number 1 School of Pharmacy in the UK
According to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, and the Complete University Guide 2017, we’re the top School of Pharmacy in the UK!
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. Our degrees will put you well on the way to a successful career!
We have labs and clinical spaces tailor-made for our students
From a fully-functional community pharmacy and a hospital ward with robotic patients, to state-of-the-art chemistry labs, we provide a safe and realistic training experience for all of our students.
Around 80% of our MPharm students graduate with a First Class or Upper Second Class degree
An outstanding course with talented teaching staff will allow our students to reach their full potential
Our degrees let you gain vital experience at an undergraduate level
Our MPharm students will benefit from built-in community and hospital pharmacy placements during each level of the course, whilst our BSc students have the option of taking a placement (of up to a year) between their second and third years - providing them with vital work-based experience!
Queen’s has been teaching pharmacists for nearly 90 years
First introduced in 1929, our course is one of the most established in the UK - so we have lots more valuable experience than most!
According to REF 2014, our research environment is 100% world leading
Our research staff are amongst the best in the world at what they do - and they teach our MPharm and BSc students. If you’d like to learn from the best, there’s nowhere better than the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s!
We integrate careers advice and employer engagement into our courses
Throughout your degree, we’ll give you advice and assistance so you can successfully apply and interview for jobs. We’ll also give you lots of opportunities to meet employers, and find out more about how to begin your career with them.
We work closely with major local, national and international players
Through our courses and research, we work with some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. We also have an expansive network of hospital pharmacists who help us to deliver our courses and train our Pharmacy students. So you’ll have even more opportunity to work with the best in the business.
Our students love it!
According to the last National Student Survey, we had an overall student satisfaction of 100% - join us on one of our courses to find out why!
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