**Please note this course is open to International applicants only.** You’ll gain a grounding in human biology and origins of disease, pharmaceutical chemistry, and physical sciences. You’ll also develop your knowledge of basic mathematics and statistics. You’ll be introduced to professional practice and undertake clinical placements in patient-facing environments. Later in the course you will specialise and put your knowledge into practice in primary and secondary healthcare settings. In year 4 you’ll undertake an extensive research project, studying alongside researchers in the Department or on a 12-week placement with an international partner organisation. As a graduate you’ll understand the causes and progression of medical conditions, the mechanism and underlying principles of drug action. You will also learn about the appropriate supply and administration of medications and the principles of monitoring treatment and disease progression. You can go on to become a pharmacist working in primary or secondary healthcare, as well as in an education or research setting.