Taught course

Pharmacy (OSPAP)

University of Brighton · School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must have the following qualifications and/or experience:

  • an overseas degree in pharmacy normally with a 2:1 or above (or equivalent)
  • satisfactory adjudication of qualifications by the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • achievement of 40% or above in the online pharmaceutical calculations admission test.

Applicants should have graduated in the last six years, or have a portfolio of evidence demonstrating continuing practice and training in pharmacy.

Months of entry


Course content

As a student on this course you will study new developments in the areas of pharmaceutics, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice and have the opportunity to develop a programme of work that meets your individual needs.

When you have completed the course, you will be able to undertake pre-registration training and apply for the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) registration exam with the aim of becoming a UK-registered pharmacist.

For the MSc award, research projects run from June to September following completion of the PGDip modules. For more information about our PGDip-only qualification, visit the relevant course page.

The PGDip is accredited by the GPhC as an Overseas Pharmacists’ Assessment Programme (OSPAP).

The course includes experiential visits to community and hospital pharmacies to help you build practical experience in healthcare.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
01273 644644