International Foundation in Pharmacy

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy at The University of Manchester.

Flexible study plans if you can't travel overseas

We are accepting applications for all of our face-to-face courses for August/September 2020. If you are unable to travel to start one of our face-to-face courses, you have the opportunity to start your studies online and later transfer to study at your chosen campus when face-to-face teaching resumes.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a maximum of one subskill at 5.5 and all others at 6.0 or above) or equivalent • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,635
11 January 2021 27 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,635

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Students examining samples in a lab

A four-year course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the MPharm Pharmacy combines science theory and practice for a thorough understanding of the pharmacy profession.

The course will help you develop your communications skills and ability to adapt to change, as well as help you understanding the inner workings of pharmacy as a career.

You’ll study five key areas over the four years, as well as spending time in pharmacy departments and on wards to see how situations are handled in real-life settings.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a maximum of one subskill at 5.5 and all others at 6.0 or above) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2019/2020 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2020/2021 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Students examining samples in a lab

A four-year course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the MPharm Pharmacy combines science theory and practice for a thorough understanding of the pharmacy profession.

The course will help you develop your communications skills and ability to adapt to change, as well as help you understanding the inner workings of pharmacy as a career.

You’ll study five key areas over the four years, as well as spending time in pharmacy departments and on wards to see how situations are handled in real-life settings.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a maximum of one subskill at 5.5 and all others at 6.0 or above) or equivalent • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,635
11 January 2021 27 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,635

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Students examining samples in a lab

A four-year course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the MPharm Pharmacy combines science theory and practice for a thorough understanding of the pharmacy profession.

The course will help you develop your communications skills and ability to adapt to change, as well as help you understanding the inner workings of pharmacy as a career.

You’ll study five key areas over the four years, as well as spending time in pharmacy departments and on wards to see how situations are handled in real-life settings.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a maximum of one subskill at 5.5 and all others at 6.0 or above) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2019/2020 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2020/2021 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Students examining samples in a lab

A four-year course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the MPharm Pharmacy combines science theory and practice for a thorough understanding of the pharmacy profession.

The course will help you develop your communications skills and ability to adapt to change, as well as help you understanding the inner workings of pharmacy as a career.

You’ll study five key areas over the four years, as well as spending time in pharmacy departments and on wards to see how situations are handled in real-life settings.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
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