With over 100 years of experience, The Leicester School of Pharmacy will provide you with the practical and professional skills you need to work as a pharmacist in any career pathway of your choice.
**Reasons to study Pharmacy at DMU:**
+ 99.1% of our Pharmacy graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report (above the sector average of 94.6%).
+ Benefit from integrated work placements over all four years of the programme.
+ Our graduates progress on to rewarding and stimulating careers in all sectors of pharmacy, including major employers in community pharmacy such as Boots, Lloyds and Well Pharmacy, NHS Hospital Trusts, primary care settings such as GP Pharmacists or local commissioners and the pharmaceutical industry.
+ DMU has a history of more than 100 years of Pharmacy teaching experience and provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with other future health and social care experts.
+ You will study a range of topics including introduction to pharmacy, people in medicine - gastrointestinal/nutrition, pharmacotherapy - cardiovascular/ respiratory and skills for professional clinician - advanced practice.
+ Learn in dedicated teaching spaces with innovative teaching technology, including a purpose-built practice suite and laboratories, plus our online, objective, skills and diagnostic development tool created at DMU.
+ Collaborative working with other future health and social care experts allows students and practitioners from a wide range of professions to learn together through our world leading Inter-Professional Education (IPE)
+ Award-winning real-world research projects includes life-changing development of the artificial pancreas and dried blood-spot analysis
+ Gain international experience related to your studies through our #DMUglobal programme. Pharmacy students have visited New York to understand the healthcare provision provided by pharmacists in America.
YEAR ONE: Professional and Scientific Skills 1; Fundamental Cell Biology and Physiology; Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Fundamentals of Medicine Design; Foundation Skills in Pharmacy Practice. YEAR TWO: Professional and Scientific Skills 2; Principles of Physiology and Pharmacology; The Central Nervous System, Endocrinology and Immunity; Medicine Development and Manufacture; Law, Ethics and Practice. YEAR THREE: The Pharmacist as a Practitioner; Professional and Scientific Skills 3; Pharmacotherapy: from Person to Population; Inflammation, Cancer and Infection; Drug Discovery and Delivery; Skills for Practice. YEAR FOUR: Professional and Scientific Skills 4; Evidence Based Medicine; Public Health and Patient Safety; Project; Elective Module.
Teaching methods include: lectures, tutorials, laboratory and clinical work, problem solving workshops, group work and placement visits. You will have approximately 16 hours of taught sessions each week, supported by at least 20 hours of independent study. Assessment methods include: examinations and coursework, problem solving, critical assessment of pharmaceutical data and objective structured clinical examinations.
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De Montfort University is brilliant for those wanting to express their creative skills through a degree. The university itself is just 10 minutes from the city centre and with shops almost on campus itself there is a choice of places to grab a bite to eat for those students nights where cooking isn't an option. As for nightlife the The city's pubs and clubs are close to the uni, most are on one street so walkingis no worry. If you're new to Leicester then you can check out some of its sights, including one of England's largest markets under one roof. You can get a student ticket for a football or rugby match, visit one of the city's old real ale pubs, or get some retail therapy in one of two shopping centres.
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £13,750
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Admissions Team: Tel. 0116 257 7700
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