Taught course


Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates must possess a pharmacy degree to enable them to register as a pharmacist with The General Pharmaceutical Council. In addition, candidates must have documented evidence of their eligibility to undertake the course. This evidence must be obtained before you apply. Please note that it may take up to two months to gain approval from the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). IELTS. Minimum requirement - 7.0 overall, 7.0 in each area.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is for pharmacy graduates who gained their degree outside the UK. It enables pharmacists to convert their existing pharmaceutical qualification so it is recognised in Great Britain. Successful completion of the course will allow you to undertake a pre-registration placement, before applying to register as a Pharmacist with The General Pharmaceutical Council. You will also gain an Aston University Diploma. Aston University is not responsible for the provision of a pre-registration training place nor preparation for professional qualifying examinations.The programme focuses upon new developments in key pharmaceutical sciences, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice together with the study of health service delivery and pharmacy law and ethics within the UK.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+ 44 (0)121 204 3000