Pharmacists are experts in medicines and a trusted source of advice and treatment. The role of pharmacists is developing innovative ways to support patients through medication management and non-medical prescribing, as well as drug development.
Using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll gain the scientific knowledge to become a skilled and confident pharmacist.
You will learn the science behind the use of medicines, including the physiology and anatomy of the human body, the effect of medicines, and how medicines are designed. You will develop an understanding of normal and abnormal bodily functions and how to apply what you’ve learned to the treatment of patients.
You’ll also study the role of the pharmacist in healthcare and industry and develop vital skills such as clinical communications and problem-solving. Work placements and internships essential and you will have opportunities every year of the course to apply.
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The modules you will study include Biology and Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Human Physiology with Pharmacology, Dosage Form Design and Manufacture, Pharmacology, Advanced Analytical Techniques and Quality Assurance, Methods in Drug Design, Applied and Integrated Pharmacological Science, and Pharmaceutical Industry Practice.
Graduates will be able to work in community pharmacies and hospitals, as well as in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, drug development and marketing within the pharmaceutical industry.