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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119 Pharmacy Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Postgraduate Diploma Medicinal Chemistry

The Postgraduate Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry qualification at The Open University UK enables you to study at postgraduate level aspects of medicinal chemistry that explore the links between disease, mechanisms of action and the development of safe, effective commercial drugs.

Pre-Master Master's Foundation Programme (MFP) - 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.

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 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
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. 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. 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. 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. 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
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
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
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. Advanced Professional Practice (Clinical Pharmacy for General Practice)

Our new postgraduate pathway 'Clinical Pharmacy for General Practice' allows you to combine your choice of modules from across our Community Pharmacy, Advanced Professional Practice and Prescribing Studies programmes (including the Independent Prescribing course) to meet your own personal learning needs whilst working towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters award

Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
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. 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. Pharmacology

The Master's in Pharmacology provides training in the design and execution of practical approaches to the mechanisms by which drugs act. Includes taught modules that provide a comprehensive knowledge base, laboratory practical and project based elements. Provides a strong platform for those wishing to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical or research related industries or go on to further study for PhD.

Taught programmes
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
MPharm Pharmacy

Pharmacists are experts in medicines who work alongside doctors, nurses and dentists as part of healthcare teams. Graduating this programme you guarantee you a place among them.

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.

MPharm Pharmacy

This course is for you if you wish to begin a career in Pharmacy by studying at one of Europe's leading Pharmacy Schools.

Life & Health Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical Pharmacology

The Clinical Pharmacology study programme will give you the advanced skills and knowledge to evaluate the safety of new medicinal products in preparation for medical approval. It is one of three modular programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine designed for working physicians, clinical scientists and allied health professionals interested in the clinical development process.

School of Medicine
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
MChem Chemistry for Drug Discovery

A degree in Chemistry for Drug Discovery is neither a requirement for a career in the pharmaceutical industry and nor does it disadvantage students looking at other career options. However, we offer this course to students whose main interests are in chemistry but who wish to learn more about how chemistry can be applied to the design and development of new pharmaceutical drugs.

Department of Chemistry
M.Sc. Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology offers a one-year MSc taught course to outstanding students with a good degree in biological, life and physical sciences.

Medical Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate 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
Postgraduate Certificate Pharmacist Independent Prescribing

The programme is managed by the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Studies and runs concurrently with the School of Healthcare Sciences (available to nurses, midwives and allied healthcare professionals), taking advantage of the multidisciplinary learning this provides. Sections of the programme will be taught to pharmacists, nurses and allied health professionals collectively, thus facilitating supportive networking, and a pooling of experiences.

Welsh School of Pharmacy
Postgraduate Diploma Pharmacy Management

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

Postgraduate Diploma Pharmacy Practice

This postgraduate diploma in Pharmacy Practice at University of East Anglia is designed to both enhance your career prospects and improve the standard of pharmaceutical practice in the community. The course gives you the qualifications you need to apply for band 7 posts and we teach you better clinical skills, improved drug knowledge and smarter, patient-focused care.

School of Pharmacy
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
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.

MPharm Pharmacy

Learn about every aspect of the preparation and use of medicine and become an expert in the field. Train to become a pharmacist in healthcare or industry.

Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
M.Sc. Chemistry for Drug Discovery

The aim of the course is to provide experience and training in the chemical aspects of the drug discovery process, and involves a combination of lecture-based units, research training and a research project. The Chemistry for Drug Discovery programme is offered by University of Bath.

Faculty of Science
Postgraduate Diploma Pharmacy Practice (Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme) - PgDip

This Overseas Pharmacists Assessment Programme (OSPAP) is a conversion programme designed to enable non-EU-qualified pharmacists to receive theoretical and practical training in key topics relevant to practice in the UK. It aims to familiarise overseas-trained pharmacists (non-EU and not covered by Directive 2005/36/EC) with the practice of pharmacy in the UK. The course if fully accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).