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Master of Pharmacy (with Honours) - MPharm (H) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Pharmacology, toxicology & pharmacy
Student score
62% LOW
% employed or in further study
97% LOW
Average graduate salary
£19k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Must include Chemistry or Biology and one other Science A Level (from Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology) at minimum AB and a pass in any Science practicals. A third A Level can be in any subject however we cannot accept General Studies or Critical Thinking.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

As UCAS tariff to include Advanced Higher Chemistry or Biology and one other Science subject at grades BC. The remaining 40 points must be achieved from Scottish Highers. Applicants should also have a broad range of Ordinary subjects at Grade C or above which must include English, Maths and Science.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science with a minimum of four Chemistry units and two Maths units at Distinction. Acceptable only with A Level Chemistry or Biology at Grade B

International Baccalaureate

32 points overall to include either Higher Level Chemistry or Biology at Grade 6, one other Higher Level Science subject at Grade 6 and a third Higher Level subject at Grade 5. Plus Higher Level Maths and English at Grade 3 or Standard Level English and Maths at Grade 4.

UCAS tariff points

128 UCAS tariff points to include Chemistry or Biology and one other Science A Level (from Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology) at minimum AB and a pass in any Science practicals. Plus 5 GCSEs at grade C or 4 to include Maths, English Language and 2 Sciences.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Bradford are leaders in pharmacy education and we arrange short work-based learning placements (WBLPs) consisting of three days in each stage of the programme. At Bradford School of Pharmacy we are innovative and lead the profession both in our teaching and our research. We take great pride in our students who are at the heart of all our activities. We have a ground breaking curriculum which was fully accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council. Our MPharm has been designed with employers and is unique in the UK in using team-based learning throughout. This dynamic type of education encourages independent and active learning. You will be fully supported by our academic staff and your team of fellow students during all the timetabled sessions. We have invested greatly in our world-leading pharmacy programmes and we are fully committed to making all our pharmacy students fit for future success in their professional lives. Come and visit us and see for yourself.


Year 1: Capability in Pharmacy 1 (core), Foundation Studies for Pharmacy 1 (Molecules to Systems) (core), Foundation Studies for Pharmacy 2 (Life cycle of a Medicine) (core), Foundation Studies for Pharmacy 3 (Promoting Health and Well-being) (core), Foundation Studies for Pharmacy 4 (Prescription Processing) (core) Year 2: Capability in Pharmacy 2 (core), Nutrition, Metabolism and Reproduction 1 (core), Senses, Thoughts and Movement 1 (core), Transport 1 (Cardiovascular, Urinary and Respiratory) (core) Year 3: Capability in Pharmacy 3 (core), Nutrition, Metabolism and Reproduction 2 (core), Senses, Thoughts and Movement 2 (core), Transport 2 (Cardiovascular, Urinary and Respiratory) (core) Year 4: Capability in Pharmacy 4 (core), Patient Centered Care (core), Student-Selected Component – Pharmacy Special Studies (core)

University of Bradford

Main building

The University of Bradford is a fantastic place to study, socialise and get involved with, whether it's through the wide range of courses or the many sports, societies, media and entertainments at the Students' Union. Our new £8million Student Central building holds a 1,300-capacity club, radio station, four bars, bookable rooms for students and a huge outdoor grass area.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 66%
Student score 62% LOW
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
10% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
55% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
19% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
353 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
0% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
4% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% LOW
Average graduate salary £19k MED
Graduates who are health professionals


Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
As only a relatively small number of students study pharmacology or toxicology, these statistics refer most closely to the graduate prospects of pharmacy graduates, so bear that in mind when you review them. Only a handful of students take first degrees in pure toxicology every year — the subject is more popular at Masters level. Pharmacology is a degree that tends to lead to jobs in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, and outcomes are improving again after a difficult time in the last few years. Jobs in pharmacology are often very specialist and so it’s no surprise that pharmacologists are amongst the most likely of all students to go on to a doctorate — if you want a job in research, start thinking about a PhD. As for pharmacy, unemployment rates are below 1% and 95% of pharmacy graduates had jobs as pharmacists (mostly in retail pharmacists) six months after they left their courses - employment rates have gone up significantly in the last couple of years.
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