StudyQA — Bachelor: Pharmacy — University of Kent at Canterbury


Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 9 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2023
StudyQA ranking:2221 Duration:48 months

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Medway School of Pharmacy is a unique partnership between the University of Kent and University of Greenwich. The School has achieved full accreditation by the General Pharmaceutical Council and is recognised as an established School of Pharmacy.

The School’s mission is to produce, through innovative teaching and research delivered in a supportive and caring environment, high-quality professional graduates committed to lifelong learning.

The MPharm degree is a four-year programme based on three interlinked themes: practitioner and patient; medicines design and manufacture; and the patient, disease and drug action. Extensive use is made of tutorials, workshops and practical laboratory classes.

Throughout the programme, external placements are arranged at hospitals and community pharmacies

Graduates are required to undertake a pre-registration year in practice and pass a Registration Exam before they can register as a pharmacist in Great Britain.

When you are applying for the MPharm degree, please apply to the Medway School of Pharmacy, UCAS institution code name MEDSP, institution code M62.

Independent rankings

In the National Student Survey 2013, Pharmacy was ranked 1st for student satisfaction. And Pharmacy at Kent was ranked 1st for graduate prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2014 with 100% of graduates in employment.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee

  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)

TBC Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Credits 480
Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test

  • English

Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

PHAM1054 - Introduction to Biosciences

PHAM1003 - Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology

PHAM1004 - MDM1 - Medicines Design and Manufacture

PHAM1005 - PP1- Pharmacy Practice 1

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

PHAM1008 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1

PHAM1009 - PP2 - Pharmacy Practice 2

PHAM1055 - MDM2 - Medicines Design and Manufacture 2

PHAM1056 - Body Systems 2:Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Selected

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

PHAM1073 - MDM3 - Medicines Design and Manufacture 3

PHAM1074 - PDDA5 - Clinical Phamacokinetics, Cancer Biology and Infection Control

PHAM1011 - RM1 - Research Methods

PHAM1013 - PP3 - Pharmacy Practice 3: Medicines Management

Stage 4

Possible modules may include:

PHAM1096 - Sustained Research Project

PHAM1097 - Pharmacy Practice 4

PHAM1098 - Applied Therapeutics (Integrated Patient Care)

PHAM1086 - ASC2:Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology

PHAM1087 - ASC1:Advanced Neuroscience

PHAM1089 - ASC3:Advanced Therapeutic Agents

PHAM1090 - ASC4:Advanced Drug Delivery Technologies


English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5


To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS




Home/EU students

The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications, typical requirements are listed below, students offering alternative qualifications should contact the Admissions Office for further advice. It is not possible to offer places to all students who meet this typical offer/minimum requirement.

Qualification Typical offer/minimum requirement

  • A level:ABB including A level Chemistry grade B, and one of Biology, Physics or Mathematics
  • GCSE:Mathematics and English at grade B or above.
  • Access to HE Diploma:The University of Kent will not necessarily make conditional offers to all access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If an offer is made candidates will be required to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma):The university will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF;OCR) on a case by case basis please contact us via the enquiries tab for further advice on your individual circumstances.
  • International Baccalaureate:33 points or 15 points at Higher, with at least 5 at Higher in both Chemistry and one other science-based subject.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.


Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Kent.




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