- April 21, 2014
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Health & Medicine
Pharmacy melds chemistry, biology, anatomy, physiology and biomedical sciences. Pharmacy is a demanding line of work in which a pharmacist is the key associate of a healthcare team in a community and within hospitals. To practice as a Pharmacist one has to be licensed within the country of practice.
In the UK a Bachelors degree comprises of 4 yrs whilst there are 5-year MPharm programmes which embed two separate six-month periods of pre-registration experience within the course, that gives an opportunity to experience two different aspects of pharmaceutical practice (usually hospital and community practice).
These are a few top UK universities that offer courses related to the pharmacy: Bradford University, University of East Anglia, and the University of Portsmouth. Annual course fee: £12500-£17000 based on the university chosen.
Some universities in the UK may have an interview for shortlisted students prior to admission and you must meet the Entry requirements:
3 A-level subjects – with Chemistry and one other Science subject or 2 A-level subjects, one of which must be Chemistry, plus 2 science AS levels and a minimum 5 GCSEs at grade C or above which must include English, Maths and Science or
Minimum IELTS at 6.5 or the equivalent
As a graduate of Pharmaceutical studies, it permits a career in a variety of sectors such as community, hospital, industry, primary care, GP Practice or into the academic world.