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Study pharmacy at Manchester

Start your successful career in pharmacy at a university with excellent NHS and industry links.

Taught master’s in pharmacy

Develop your specialist clinical and research skills with our master's courses in pharmacy.

You will benefit from learning in an active research environment with close links to local NHS hospitals. Manchester is also one of only a small number of institutions with Royal Pharmaceutical Society Foundation School accreditation.

Benefit from expert teaching

We have strong links with the teaching hospitals around Manchester, with specialist pharmacists and experts in industry contributing to teaching. You will receive research training from internationally recognised researchers who can support dissemination of your work to a wide audience.

Pharmacists in the lab.

Develop your skills as a pharmacist

Our postgraduate taught courses are designed to help you develop as a pharmacist. We draw on current research and expertise to help you update your skills and knowledge, enabling you to plan a way to advance your career.



Accelerate your career

Choose from a range of postgraduate courses that have been developed to give you specialist knowledge and skills in areas including modelling and simulation, nanomedicine and pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Access excellent facilities

You will use our modern pharmacy teaching and learning facilities during your course, including a SIM Man to practice clinical skills. Medical actors are also involved in providing realistic environments for pharmacists to develop skills for advanced practice on some courses.


Take advantage of flexible learning

Many of our courses make it easy for you to study while you work, and are offered with online and face-to-face sessions. This flexible approach enables us to collaborate with a range of specialist and consultant pharmacists. We also offer short CPD courses such as Independent Prescribing, the shortest accredited course in the UK.

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Apply for pharmacy

If you’re ready to apply to a postgraduate degree at Manchester, here’s what you need to know.


Contact us

Course enquiries

tel: +44 (0)161 529 4563



General postgraduate taught enquiries

tel: +44 (0) 161 275 2077