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Course Guides
Pharmacy Degrees

Graduates of pharmacy degrees work right at the heart of human healthcare, taking on roles relating to the design and development of new treatments, prescription and care management, and advising on the range of medical options available. Read our guide to studying pharmacy at university, including an overview of common course topics, specializations and career paths.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a pharmacy degree include:

  • Technical expertise and laboratory skills
  • General research skills
  • General IT skills
  • Data analysis
  • Teamwork
  • Self-management, including planning and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent professional communication, spoken and written
  • In-depth understanding of human biology and health issues