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Recognised expertise

Study at one of the UK's top 25 universities for pharmacy and pharmacology.

95% of leavers in work and/or study 15 months after the end of their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19; First Degree responders from School of Pharmacy)


Links with industry

We have strong links with a range of local pharmacy organisations and hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry, giving you an excellent opportunity to gain work experience and find a role upon graduation.

Our facilities

Our Clinical Skills Suite has everything you need to gain hands-on experience during your studies, including consultation rooms and a simulated pharmacy. You'll also have access to top of the range labs and use of the clinical research facilities in our Hugh Sinclair Unit.

Throughout my time at Reading I have always found the staff to be easily approachable and willing to go above and beyond to help all students. As well as the staff, the facilities are new, stylish and provide for your needs. I have really enjoyed my four years at Reading and have gained friends for life.

Nigel Gumbleton

MPharm graduate

Supportive staff

Teaching staff at the Reading School of Pharmacy are experts in their field and work to ensure you get the best out of your time here. You will be encouraged to learn in different ways throughout the course of your MPharm.

The exciting and challenging curriculum is delivered in an innovative way, combining theory and practical work to give you the full picture of the profession as well as your future career possibilities.

Our research

Research at the Reading School of Pharmacy attracts support and funding from the government (through the Research Councils, Innovate UK and the Global Challenges Research Fund), major charities and industry.

In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 85% of our research was recognised as being internationally excellent, with the Reading School of Pharmacy ranked 20th out of 94 submissions by research outputs.

How you'll study

Learn through a range of methods including team-based learning, placements, inter-professional workshops, and case-based learning sessions. You will also have the opportunity to work with staff on pharmacy research projects. 

Read Khezia's story

I really enjoyed my time at the Reading School of Pharmacy. The course really aims to develop all the requirements needed to be a pharmacist. However, it goes above and beyond; I had the opportunity to learn about business administration with Henley Business School.

Khezia Ntomo Asamoah

MPharm graduate


Meet our experts

Our staff work tirelessly to help you gain the knowledge and practical experience to excel. They are experts in their field, giving you an excellent opportunity to learn.