Study Pharmacy in United Kingdom

Study Pharmacy in United Kingdom

Studying Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the link between life sciences and chemistry that deals with the development and production of pharmaceutical drugs and ensuring the safety of patients and efficient usage. This field of study can bring you a career in pharmacy and innovation in human health.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

121 Pharmacy Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Pre-Master Master's Foundation Programme - Life Science

From our centre at Birkbeck, in the heart of the University of London, you are encouraged to develop the tools for success on degree programmes at the best universities in the UK. The Master's Foundation Programme (MFP) - Life Science programme is offered by ONCAMPUS London.

Postgraduate Diploma Postgraduate Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry

The Online Postgraduate Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry at The Open University UK teaches students the fundamental notions of drug development, by discovering the connections between diseases and effective medicinal practices. Some of the courses students will attend are on molecules in Medicine, the road from concept to clinic, and developing researching skills in science.

The Open University UK Science
Master Biopharmaceutical Management

The aim of the ESCP Europe Business School Specialised Master® in Biopharmaceutical Management is to prepare future managers of pharmaceutical, medical consulting and biotechnology companies for immediate insertion into a professional environment that is currently undergoing dramatic changes. Internationalisation and increased reliance on new information technologies are its hallmarks.

Specialised Masters Full-time
M.Sc. Pharmacology and Drug Discovery

The Pharmacology and Drug Discovery MSc course at Coventry University has been designed to react to the increasing demand for suitably trained professional pharmacologists. This is essential to speed up the critical task of translating basic laboratory medical research into commercially-ready medical biotechnology and drugs that can be used to diagnose and treat patients.

Life Sciences
Master Pharmacy

Pharmacy is concerned with the design, evaluation, production and use of medicines and is based on the chemical, biological and medical sciences as the foundation for clinical and community practice. The degree is offered by Queen's University Belfast.

Master of Biology Pharmacology

This exciting new four year MBiol courses combines course material and content from undergraduate and postgraduate levels, giving you a master’s-level qualification.

M.Sc. Industrial Pharmaceutics

The Industrial Pharmaceutics course offered by University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) aims to help students develop the necessary knowledge and practical skills to work in various areas within the pharmaceutical industry, including formulation, regulatory, and analytical services.

M.Sc. Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology

Before any new therapy can be used, a thorough identification of its toxicity and safety is required. Therefore, Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology from University of Bradford are central to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and demand for 'pre-trained' employees is extremely high.

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy

Build upon current knowledge and experience and extend your professional development. Develop your personal and professional practice in an innovative and flexible teaching style. Gain the core skills and knowledge required to become a highly competent pharmacist.

M.Sc. Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation

A unique 12 month course that will train graduates to Masters Level in key aspects of modern continuous manufacturing approaches suitable for pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals. This bespoke course is designed to produce highly skilled graduates in continuous manufacturing science and technology that will meet the growing demands for expertise in this area.

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

Pharmaceutical Technology is a science-based programme, for pharmacists, life science, chemistry and chemical engineering graduates, focused to teach skills in formulation and drug delivery. The course utilises well-equipped laboratories for hands-on time with a range of modern techniques and instruments.

Taught programmes
M.Sc. Pain Science and Management

This course provides students with a sound understanding of the physiology and pharmacology of pain, the psychosocial aspects of pain, and the assessment of pain. It also provides a thorough understanding of research methodology.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
M.Sc. Pharmacy Practice

The post-graduate Pharmacy Practice programmes are part-time, flexible and competency-based. The college has designed them specifically to cater for the needs of qualified community pharmacists. If you are keen to make your consultations more clinically effective, and if you are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of your local population, this programme will be ideal for you.

School of Biomedical Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy

This MSc course is for pharmacy graduates who want to gain experience of clinical pharmacy practice in the UK as well as a postgraduate qualification.

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology (EuroMasters)

Our IBMS accredited full-time, two-year MSc in Medical Microbiology (EuroMasters) offers you a unique learning experience, delivering extensive research training combined with taught modules.You will be given the opportunity to work within internationally recognised groups and be taught by leading experts in the field of Medical Microbiology. 

Faculty of Biosciences
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

University of Greenwich, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is a rapidly evolving and multidisciplinary field. This Mater's programme will focus on the new developments in the production of proteins, organisms, DNA-based vaccines, therapeutic proteins, downstream processing and characterisation, bioinformatics, advanced molecular principles, and research methods.

School of Science
Postgraduate Diploma Pharmacy (Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme)

Pharmacy (Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme) course is for overseas (non-EEA) pharmacists who wish to convert their existing qualifications so they can practice as a pharmacist in Great Britain. The University of Hertfordshire OSPAP is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

School of Life and Medical Sciences
MSc/PgCert Advanced Clinical Practice

This programme aims to prepare clinicians from a variety of professions to undertake advanced practice roles, through facilitating your capability to extend your competence to advanced practitioner level.

Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences
M.Sc. Pharmacokinetics

Pharmacokinetics is a key aspect of drug safety and investigates the fate of a drug in the body, and how the substance is absorbed, distributed, metabolised and eliminated. Develop your skill and knowledge in the application of pharmacokinetics to the design and optimisation of new therapeutics.

Life & Health Sciences
M.Sc. Biopharmaceuticals

The Biopharmaceuticals MSc is an advanced study programme that will provide chemical, life science and pharmacy graduates with the scientific knowledge and expertise in the areas of biopharmaceutical discovery and development needed for careers in the pharmaceutical industry, research institutes or regulatory authorities.

Taught programmes
M.Phil. Pharmacology (PhD)

PhD/MPhil programmes are based on individual research projects that last three to four years (PhD) or one to two years (MPhil), working with a specific Primary Supervisor and Co-Supervisor(s).

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Sciences

These courses are for you if you wish to gain an MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Drug Delivery, or Pharmacokinetics by studying at one of Europe's leading Pharmacy Schools.

Life & Health Sciences
M.Sc. Pharmacology and Biotechnology

Pharmacology and Biotechnology course gives you advanced education and training in current molecular and cell biology, and therapeutic rationales for treatment. We emphasise the use of cellular models to study drug actions and applying biotechnology to pharmacology.

M.Phil. Pharmacy and Biomedical Science

The School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science is one of the University's strongest areas of research - in the most recent research assessment round, Portsmouth was in the top three for funding in England in the subject Allied Health Professions & Studies. Our researchers are contributing to the Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences (IBBS) where the majority of the research was rated internationally as excellent or world-leading.

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Formulation Science

The MSc Formulation Science is innovative, multidisciplinary, distinctive and unique in the UK in offering a depth of knowledge in the science of formulating new products, whether these are new pharmaceuticals or consumer care products, paints, foods or fast moving consumer goods.

School of Science
Master Pharmacy

The MPharm course at Lincoln combines the science of medicines and disease with the development of patient-facing decision-making skills and practice required by modern pharmacists to care for patients.

M.Sc. Cancer Pharmacology

The Cancer Pharmacology course from University of Bradford is designed to provide you with a 'state-of-the-art' course in modern cancer pharmacology that meets the demand of employers and provides an expert view of the available cancer medicines and the development of new cancer therapies.

Faculty of Life Sciences
Master Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

Pharmacists are experts in the field of drugs and medicines, and many now prescribe medicines independently of a doctor. They may be involved in any aspect of drug/medicines preparation and use, from discovery to supply to the patient, while many have a role in optimising drug therapy. This means that once qualified as a pharmacist you have a wide choice of career options in hospitals and community practice, industry and research in the UK or elsewhere in the world.

MSc by Research Pharmacy

Our Pharmacy PhD/MSc by Research in the School of Pharmacy aims to equip graduates with the skills necessary to contribute to a research portfolio encompassing pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry and drug discovery.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Pharmacology

The MSc Pharmacology course is designed to allow students to gain a broad overview of drug discovery and development, mechanisms of drug action at molecular level, drug treatment of human diseases, and latest cell and molecular technologies used in pharmacology at an advanced level.

Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
MPharmacol Pharmacology

Learn to develop more effective treatment for diseases and discover how chemicals may modify living systems. You’ll be trained to become a research scientist.

Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacology

This Clinical Pharmacology degree programme from the University of Glasgow offers focused training which integrates basic and clinical sciences and equips students with the essential skills required to function effectively as a clinical pharmacologist in the 21st century.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Drug Delivery

Students will gain an overview of drug delivery and have hands-on experience of pharmaceutical formulation and drug delivery. The course is also an excellent foundation for studies at the PhD level.

Life & Health Sciences
Master Pharmaceutical Chemistry MSci (Hons)

Our Pharmaceutical Chemistry programme provides the training required to work within the pharmaceutical industry in the discovery and development of new medicines. Students will learn how drugs are designed and optimised from lead compounds, their mode(s) of action and pharmacology, and how they are developed through trials and into manufacture.

M.Sc. Prescribing Studies

There are four postgraduate Masters (MSc) awards that are relevant for Medical and Non-Medical Prescribers, and also pharmacists who are Prescribing Advisers or Practice-Based Pharmacists.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
M.Res. Drug Discovery and Development: Multidisciplinary Science for Next Generation Therapeutics

This MRes programme is a one-year stand-alone course that will develop your expertise in multidisciplinary drug discovery research. It will also provide a deep understanding of the current global state of drug discovery together with radical insights into future directions from leaders in the field. You will graduate from the course with a solid knowledge of the drug discovery process from emerging technologies and drug target selection through to clinical trials and regulatory aspects.

MSci Pharmacology

This programme is intended for students who want to pursue careers or further study in pharmacology or related disciplines. It offers an additional year on top of the Pharmacology BSc in which to undertake your own major, cutting-edge research project, alongside advanced modules.

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Taxonomy and Biodiversity

The MSc Taxonomy and Biodiversity is run jointly by Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum (NHM). The course was first introduced in 1996. Together with the associated MRes Biosystematics (since 2002), we have trained nearly 500 students. The course has been thoroughly updated after two recent external reviews.

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

The Pharmaceutical Technology programme from University of Bradford is designed to enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding and knowledge in the area of pharmaceutical formulation development and its underpinning science and processing technologies. Particularly notable features include theoretical and practical aspects of advanced analytical methods, Process Analytical Technology (PAT), and Quality by Design (QbD).

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

Graduates from this course will have a breadth and depth of cancer-focused training that will make them credible candidates to start or further a career within the health sector or research establishments.

Welsh School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice

The modules are designed to enable suitably qualified employees of the pharmaceutical industry to acquire the necessary knowledge base to submit themselves for nomination as Qualified Persons (QPs), and to sit for the Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice on the strength of their coursework.

M.Sc. Next Generation Drug Discovery

The pharmaceutical industry is in transition and this programme will provide you with the stimulus, guidance and knowledge to develop a career around new approaches to drug discovery. The Next Generation Drug Discovery programme is offered at The University of Edinburgh.

School of Biological Sciences
Master Pharmacy (MPharm)

Our MPharm has a global reputation for exceptional, innovative teaching, backed by world-class research. We’re currently ranked 1st for research output in the UK (REF 2014) and we’ve regularly featured in the top 5 of major university league tables thanks to the quality of our degree programme. This Pharmacy (MPharm) programme is offered by University of East Anglia.

School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Applied Drug Discovery

This programme is taught as either a classic one-year full-time programme, or delivered through distance e-learning using an interactive virtual learning environment on a two-year part-time basis. It builds on a very successful in-house training programme implemented by a major pharmaceutical company. The programme was designed and conceived by pharmaceutical industry experts in drug discovery and will be delivered and assessed by experts in this field at the School of Pharmacy.

Medway School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Community Pharmacy

We are continually updating the programme to meet the changing requirements of the health service and individual practitioners. We are happy to put you in touch with some of our former students for their independent view. It is highly acclaimed by students, employers, purchasers and external course assessors for its structure, content and end value in relation to service, professional and career development.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
M.Sc. Pharmacy Practice

The Pharmacy Practice MSc offered by the University of Leeds helps registered pharmacists working in community, primary or secondary care practice develop the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of developments in pharmacy practice.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Analysis

This Masters programme in Pharmaceutical Analysis at Queen's University Belfast offers advanced training in chemical analysis, with a focus on applications in the pharmaceutical sector.

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate General Pharmacy Practice (Diploma)

Medway School of Pharmacy is one of the few regional schools of pharmacy in the UK, a collaboration between the University of Kent and the University of Greenwich. The impetus for the formation of the Medway School of Pharmacy came from the local community, who recognised the shortage of qualified pharmacists in all branches of the pharmacy profession in Kent.

Medway School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Science

This Pharmaceutical Science course at University of East London will give you a detailed understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of pharmaceutical science and help develop the skills needed for individual and collaborative research in areas such as drug development. 

University of East London-School of Health and Bioscience
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Science

This new course allows you to combine bachelors and masters study all through one integrated package that is designed to provide you with extensive career opportunities as scientists within the pharmaceutical industry.

The School of Health, Sport and Professional Practice
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacology

Our programme will provide you with full understanding of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic behaviour optimises evaluation in therapeutic clinical trials and post-registration use in the treatment and/or diagnosis of diseases. The award qualifies an individual as having received postgraduate training suitable for senior scientific and clinical posts within clinical pharmacology.

Health and Medical Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Prescribing and Therapeutics

This course is taught by a range of experts in clinical examination skills, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in buildings with state-of-the art clinical skills suites. It provides an opportunity to consolidate your therapeutics skills, gain skills in clinical examination and consultation and benefit from structured patient experience in a supervised practice setting.

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical and Analytical Science

Competent Pharmaceutical and Analytical Scientists are presently in demand in the pharmaceutical and related industries. This course has been designed with input from Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists with a wide range of industrial and research experience.

M.Sc. Research Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

MSc by Research Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Lincoln As a researcher in the School of Pharmacy, you have the opportunity to liaise with leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and to develop strong national and international collaborations.

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Science

This course will develop your knowledge of the design, development, analysis and production of medicines, the drug industry and regulatory affairs. It is particularly suitable if you are keen to enter employment in areas such as pharmaceutical marketing, formulation, regulatory affairs, process development, medical statistics and clinical trial organisations.

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Technology

The taught modules will give you an insight into preformulation, formulation and the regulation of medicines enabling you to take on a variety of roles within industry including marketing, sales, production, public relations, regulatory affairs, process development, medical statistics and clinical trial organisations.

M.Res. Translational Medicine

This course provides advanced, hands-on training in the theoretical and practical aspects of clinical research, such as drug discovery, pharmacokinetics, role of biomarkers and surrogate endpoints, and medical statistics.

M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Analysis

Pharmaceutical analysts use a range of techniques to examine the constituents of various samples throughout the drug development process. These samples include raw materials used in manufacturing and body fluids collected during drug trials.

M.Sc. Oncology for the Pharmaceutical Industry

This part time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients, including treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Developed and delivered with well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care expertise, you will experience a comprehensive and intellectually stimulating experience wherever you are in the world.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy

The programme aims to equip pharmacists with the knowledge and skills required to meet the needs of the developing professional role and prepares pharmacists for work in a clinical, patient facing role. It helps pharmacists develop a portfolio of evidence demonstrating they have made a difference to patients and services.

Health and Life Sciences