Bachelor On Campus

Pharmacy (Hons)

Swansea University

48 months
19600 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Modern Healthcare is delivered by an interdisciplinary team and increasingly Pharmacists are delivering enhanced and new clinical services across healthcare settings. The Pharmacy (Hons) programme from Swansea University recognises these new and advanced roles and integrates sciences and practice to prepare students to meet the challenges of the changing face of Pharmacy. 


During your four-year integrated Pharmacy (Hons) programme from Swansea University, you will follow a curriculum designed to reflect the way Pharmacists approach patients and how patients present to Pharmacists. We combine fundamental and complex scientific principles with how it is applied to give you a clear understanding of the practice of Pharmacy.

Together with a strong focus on clinical and communication skills and digital technology, you will develop the academic, practical, and personal qualities to practise pharmacy competently and with confidence.


98% of pharmacy graduates are working or in further study 6 months after graduation. Starting salaries for Pharmacists vary depending on the area of Pharmacy in which you choose to work, however surveys undertaken by the Royal Pharmacy Society suggest an equivalent starting salary of £20,000-£30,000, rising to £35,000-£60,000 after 10 years. 

As a Pharmacist you will find a variety of Healthcare roles available as a valued member of the clinical team, ranging from Community Pharmacy and Hospital Pharmacy to Primary Care, Industrial Pharmacy and Academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacist as a Professional 
  • Health, Disease and Patient
  • Drugs & Medicines 
  • Practice of Pharmacy 
  • Patient-centered Learning
  • Pharmacy in Wales 
  • Substance Misuse 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be eligible to apply for Pharmacy, you must be predicted to achieve the following:

  • ABB-BBB at A-level which must include Chemistry and at least one other STEM subject, i.e. Biology, Physics, Mathematics and Psychology
  • GCSE English at C or above and Maths at Grade C or above
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge will be considered in lieu of a 3rd A-level
  • The National Extended Certificate or National Diploma at minimum Grade D can be accepted as equivalent to A levels.
  • BTEC (RQF, 2016 onwards) level 3 National Extended Diploma in Applied Science grade DDD/DDM. Optional chemistry modules are desirable i.e. organic chemistry.
  • BTEC (QCF, 2010 onwards) level 3 Extended Diploma grades DDD/DDM PLUS A level chemistry at grade A/B.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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