Kingston University London

Course Introduction

Pharmacy is a science'based healthcare profession that involves the preparation, supply and monitoring of medicines for the treatment and prevention of disease. If you have a keen interest in health issues, disease management and the sciences associated with medicine, this four'year course, taught jointly with St George's, University of London, is ideal.

Course Modules

Modules listed may also be a mixture of core and optional modules; year 1: cell biology and introductory physiology; physiology 2; pharmaceutical and biological chemistry 1; pharmaceutical and biological chemistry 2; pharmaceutics and microbiology 1; pharmaceutics and microbiology 2; professional practice 1; professional practice 2; year 2: introductory pharmacology; systems pharmacology 1; formulations of medicines 1; formulations of medicines 2; pharmaceutical and biological chemistry 3; pharmaceutical and biological chemistry 4; professional practice 3; professional practice 4; year 3:drug design and medicinal chemistry; clinical pharmacology; molecular pharmacology and toxicology; pharmaceutical technology and pharmakinetics; medicine and therapeutics 1; systems pharmacology 2; professional practice 5; option module; year 4: advanced pharmaceutical technology and biotechnology; professional practice 6; medicine and therapeutics 2; advanced topics in clinical pharmacy; research methods; project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MPharm (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 128-128
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 128
  • CRB check required

Key Course Information

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68% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 53%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 63%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 69%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

39% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 48%

Total Coursework: 42%

Total Practical: 10%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation