MSc Clinical Pharmacy / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Science
MSc 3 years PT, PGDip 2 years PT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree in pharmacy (minimum Lower Second or equivalent).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

100 places (including 40 for the blended route)

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Develop clinical, leadership and research skills while working as a pharmacist with our part-time distance and blended learning options.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for Pharmacy (QS Rankings 2022).
  • Our course is mapped to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's post-registration foundation framework.
  • Open up a new career, upskill or get more involved in research upon completion of this course.
  • Front-line healthcare workers are supported with additional flexibility to align busy schedules with part-time study on our online programme.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £3,650 in year 1 and 2, £4,700 in year 3
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £9400 y1 and 2, £12200 year3
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £3650 per year
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £9400 per year
  • Modular (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1350 per 15 credits
    International, including EU, students (per annum): 3500 per 15 credits

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Home (UK) fees are offered to applicants whose fees are being funded by NHS, even if the fee assessment confirms that you are an international applicant. 

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are fixed for international students, for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees .

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 529 4563
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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