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.

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108 Pharmacy Master's degrees in United Kingdom

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.

Master Pharmacy

We have taught pharmacy for more than 90 years, and research into pharmacy at Sunderland has been described as ‘world leading’ by the latest (2014) Research Excellence Framework (REF). The MPharm begins with a broad overview of the fundamental pharmaceutical sciences. You then develop more specialised knowledge and skills in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, therapeutics, clinical management and patient-focused clinical skills.

MRes Translational Medicine

Our Masters of Research (MRes) in Translational Medicine provides high-quality research and training skills for students who want to use state-of-the-art biotechnologies to rapidly translate disease research into improved clinical healthcare.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Pharmacology

Pharmacology programme gives you in-depth knowledge of the scientific basis of drug discovery and development, which has revolutionised the pharmaceutical industry in recent years. Our involvement with international drug companies has allowed us to keep our courses fully up-to-date.

School of Life and Medical Sciences
Postgrad.Dip. Pharmacy Practice (Part Time)

This postgraduate programme is part of the Joint Programmes Board (JPB) initiative which includes seven Schools of Pharmacy within the south and south east of England working in partnership. The course is designed to enable pharmacists from community, primary care and hospital within the Eastern region to deliver patient-focussed services utilising good clinical and consultation skills.

School of Pharmacy
Postgrad.Dip. Pharmacy Management

The Diploma in Pharmacy Management offers pharmacy practitioners the opportunity to gain a unique qualification to enhance their career development.

Postgrad.Cert. Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Legislative changes which began in 1998 have meant that nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists are able to qualify as independent and supplementary prescribers. In addition radiographers are able to qualify as supplementary prescribers. This 8 month, part-time, distance learning programme enables these health care professionals to develop the knowledge and skills to practice as prescribers and to meet the standards set by the respective professional/regulatory body as required within the legislative framework.

Medway School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Pharmacology

Covers molecules to complete systems. This course will be of particular value to those within or embarking upon a career in the pharmaceutical industry as well as those conducting research in an academic environment.

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
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. Pharmacology

The aim of the MSc taught course is to provide students with the necessary training and practical experience to enable them to integrate post-genomic molecular biology with biological function.

M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy

This course offers knowledge and expertise required by a clinical pharmacist to input optimally into patient care. Main aim is to develop the knowledge and skills required by a pharmacist to provide the best input into patient care for those working in a hospital setting.

Welsh School of Pharmacy
Master MPharm Pharmacy

Our MPharm course produces graduates trained to the high level of professionalism needed for a career in Pharmacy. In addition, our graduates develop key transferable skills, such as team working and problem solving, which are highly valued by today's employers.

M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy (Community)

The Clinical Pharmacy (Community) part-time, distance learning programme from University of Bradford will equip pharmacists in community pharmacy or primary care with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to deliver safe and effective patient-centred care in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Science

Explore drug development, manufacture and production and enhance your prospects for a career as a drug discovery or development scientist in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, nutraceutical or bioscience industries.

Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences
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. Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice

This course is for you if you are looking to build upon the Diploma in Psychiatric Pharmacy to gain an MSc. This qualification provides the necessary critical, analytical and evaluation skills to understand the research process including ethical and risk assessment issues. This course is supported by the CMHP.

Life & Health Sciences
MRes 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 Technology

If you would like to develop the knowledge and skill set to take on any number of roles associated with pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical product development then this course is ideal for you. 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.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. Advanced Pharmacy Practice

The aim of this programme is to develop hospital pharmacists to Advanced Practitioner (Band 8a) level. The Postgraduate Diploma stage aims to develop the student's knowledge of therapeutics in several key areas and incorporates the NICPLD Prescribing Practice Certificate.

School of Pharmacy
Master Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (MRes)

This masters course is an integrated, industrially focused programme aimed at graduates in chemical, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences wishing to develop their research skills in the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
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 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.

Master Biopharmaceutical Management

The aim of the ESCP Europe 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. Pharmaceutical Medicine

This programme is designed to meet the needs of those working (or intending to work) in the specialty of pharmaceutical medicine, or those who require a professional qualification pertinent to pharmaceutical medicine. It is suitable for those practising within the pharmaceutical industry, the related fields of commerce or licensing authorities, or the public health service.

Health and Medical Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy

In the fast changing world of pharmacy and healthcare provision, standing still is not an option, but you may, understandably, feel under-equipped to meet these new challenges. Let Keele help you meet the challenges set by the Government's initiatives for the profession. In addition, the requirements for pharmacists to demonstrate their commitment to continual professional development is as strong as ever and is reflected in the General Pharmaceutical Council’s announcements regarding the assurance of the continual fitness to practice of pharmacists.

Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
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. Radiopharmaceutics & PET Radiochemistry

The training provided by this programme will equip you to work as a radiopharmaceutical scientist in a PET radiochemistry centre (cyclotron unit) or a conventional radiopharmacy, to provide diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to nuclear medicine centres, or to study for a PhD.

Taught programmes
Postgrad.Cert. 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 Analysis

This Masters programme in Pharmaceutical Analysis at Queen's University Belfast is designed to provide graduates with first degrees in Chemistry, Pharmacy and related subjects with advanced knowledge and high-level practical skills in laboratory analysis.

Engineering and Physical Sciences
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. 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. 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
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. 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
M.Sc. Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice

The MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Prctice, is designed to help students to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework, through a rigorous programme of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to: - Review and incorporate current evidence into practice - Work effectively in a multidisciplinary clinical environment - Make decisions in complex clinical situations - Communicate effectively with patients who have common medical conditions - Undertake clinical and practice-based research

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.

Master Cancer Biology and Therapeutics

Although cancer represents a significant global health issue in today’s society, advancements in our understanding of the cellular and molecular processes underlying cancer have led to significant improvements in the way we treat this disease.

Welsh School of Pharmacy
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. 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. Pharmacology

This programme is intended for students who want to pursue careers or further study in pharmacology or related disciplines. It offers a further year on top of the Pharmacology BSc in which to undertake a major research project alongside advanced courses.

Faculty of Life Sciences
MRes 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.

Postgrad.Cert. Independent/Supplementary Prescribing

The aim of this Independent/Supplementary Prescribing programme from the University of Greenwich is to prepare health-care professionals to practice as independent/supplementary prescribers, while meeting the standards set by the professional/regulatory bodies as required by the legislative framework.

Medway School of Pharmacy
M.Sc. Drug Discovery and Design

Train as a pharmaceutical scientist at Liverpool John Moores University on this new, Masters-level Drug Discovery and Design course. Gain hands-on laboratory experience, carry out novel research and enjoy excellent employment prospects.

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.Sc. Drug Delivery

This programme is primarily designed to prepare students for an academic or industrial career in pharmaceutics or drug delivery. Qualified postgraduates are in significant demand, due to the continued development of highly complex and sensitive drug molecules. The course is based around core compulsory modules and a research project. These modules cover the biology of disease states, designing drugs and delivery systems, research methods and exploiting your research.

Life & Health Sciences
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. Pharmaceutical Medicine with Clinical Pharmacology

Pharmaceutical companies and health-related organisations increasingly demand experienced staff with expert knowledge. Our part-time, modular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme is designed to fit in with full-time employment to help you balance work commitments with learning.

Health and Medical Sciences
Postgrad.Dip. General Pharmacy Practice, PGCert/PGDip

The overall aim of this General Pharmacy Practice, PGCert/PGDip programme from the University of Greenwich is to provide general-level pharmacists, registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and working within the NHS, with the core skills and competencies required to provide holistic pharmaceutical care in the practice setting. This programme is now available to both hospital and community pharmacists.

Medway School of Pharmacy
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
M.Sc. Pharmacology PhD/MSc By Research

The Pharmacology PhD/MSc By Research specialisms are in modern cellular and molecular techniques, with an emphasis on neuropharmacology. Research areas at the University of Birmingham include radioligand binding and autoradiography; in situ hybridisation; immunocytochemistry; microdialysis; cell culture; neurotransmitter, enzyme, second messenger and metabolite assays; cellular morphometry; pharmacodynamic modelling; cDNA cloning and site-directed mutagenesis.

School of Medicine
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 Pharmacy

The MPharm degree is a pre-requisite to commence a pre-registration year. The programme is designed to integrate the science of medicines and how they interact with diseases and the body, the evidence for their safety and efficacy, and the clinical decision making and patient facing communication skills required to translate and apply this science to optimise treatment for individual patients.

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.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. 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.Sc. Advanced Practice

The Advanced Practice programme offers both generic and specialist pathways, providing students with the opportunity to explore their specialist areas of practice and obtain a relevant named degree within the MSc in Advanced Practice programme.

Cardiff School of Healthcare Sciences
M.Sc. Drug Design and Discovery

Designed with industry input, and with industry placement opportunities available, this Drug Design and Discovery programme at University of the West of Scotland prepares you for a career in the pharmaceutical industry or in academic research.

School of Science and Sport
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology (EuroMasters)

Our two-year enhanced MSc in Medical Microbiology (EuroMasters) delivers practical training in medical microbiology and its allied fields. The programme provides more extensive research training than one-year, full-time MSc programmes. You will spend four days per week pursuing a research project in internationally recognised laboratories and receive a full taught MSc programme from leading experts in the field of medical microbiology and its associated disciplines.

Faculty of Biosciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacy Practice

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. 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. 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. 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. 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