Pharmacy and Pharmacology is the study of medicine and chemicals and how drugs are created, composed and dispensed.
The study of pharmacy and pharmacology is popular amongst international students in the UK due to great work placement opportunities, state-of-the-art facilities, experienced faculty and world changing research conducted inside departments.
Do you want to apply to study a UK pharmacy or pharmacology degree? Learn more about the top five UK universities for pharmacy and pharmacology below (Guardian University Guide 2021) and arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London or Manchester today to get your application started.
Top Five UK Universities for Pharmacy
1. Ulster University
The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Ulster University has been ranked as number one UK university for pharmacy and pharmacology in three of the last five years and students can choose from a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) offers placements in all years of study to prepare you for your future career.
- Course to consider: Pharmacy MPharm (Hons)
2. Newcastle University
Newcastle University has a long tradition of pharmacy and pharmacology excellence and its Pharmacy MPharm Honours will prepare you for a career in healthcare and medicine. The University scored 92% for overall student satisfaction in National Student Survey 2019 (subject area Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy) and Newcastle is a Gold rated Teaching Excellence Framework UK university.
- Course to consider: Pharmacy MPharm Honours
3. Queen’s University Belfast
The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast is regularly ranked as one of the top pharmacy schools in the UK and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning programmes to international students. The Pharmaceutical Sciences BSc is concerned with the design, evaluation, production and testing of medicines and is based on the chemical, biological and medical sciences as the foundation for employment within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare (e.g. Medical Device) Industries.
- Course to consider: Pharmaceutical Sciences BSc
4. Cardiff University
Teaching at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University is informed and supported by internationally recognised research and allows students to explore different aspects of modern pharmacy. Cardiff is located on the coast of South Wales, which has beautiful national parks and beaches only 30 minutes away, and is the most popular study in Wales destination.
- Course to consider: Pharmacy (MPharm)
5. University of Bristol
The University of Bristol School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience department offers a MSci Pharmacology with Study in Industry which provides placements at major pharmaceutical companies and other health, biotech and research companies. 85% of graduates on this course are in work or further study six months after graduation.
- Course to consider: MSci Pharmacology with Study in Industry
Study Pharmacy in the UK
If you are interested in studying pharmacy or pharmacology in the UK, arrange a free consultation in London or Manchester today. More information can also be found on our dedicated pharmacy subject guide.