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.
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 industrial pharmacy career
Become familiar with the science behind pharmaceuticals if you work in a non-pharmacist role in industry or the NHS. Our customisable PIAT course is almost exclusively delivered by experts in the pharmaceutical industry who have first-hand experience of the learning materials.
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.
- Clinical Pharmacy (MSc/PGDip)
- Model-Based Drug Development (MSc)
- Nanomedicine (MSc by Research)
- Pharmaceutical Industry Advanced Training (PIAT) (MSc/PGDip) - includes a pharmaceutical microbiology pathway
- Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance (PTQA) (MSc)