A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor degree) from an institution approved by the University.
Additionally all students must have:
- 2-year's post-registration experience
- the support of their sponsoring organisation
- identified a designated medical practitioner prior to commencing the programme
- be registered with Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or equivalent acceptable to the University.
Note: this programme is only open to students who are resident in Northern Ireland or Great Britain.
For students resident in Northern Ireland, the start date for this programme is April 2019 / 2020. For students resident in Great Britain, the start date for this programme is September 2019. This is because of the timing of the on-campus residential which GB students are required to attend.
For information on international qualification equivalents, please check the specific information for your country.
English Language Requirements
For non-native English Language speakers, evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years. Note: this programme is only open to students who are resident in Northern Ireland or Great Britain.
International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.
For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: www.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs.
If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for admission to this degree.
•Academic English: an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
•Pre-sessional English: a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English.