Humanities & Social Science
CoursePharmacy MPharm Year Zero
With a history of more than 100 years of pharmacy teaching experience, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other health and social care experts. You will be taught by experienced tutors, receiving excellent academic teaching and support to ensure that you get all the help you need to succeed.
This full-time, one-year course is ideal if you want to become a pharmacist, but do not have the relevant grades to study pharmacy at degree level. You will be taught the core skills in chemistry, biology, mathematics, IT and communication, providing you with the key requirements needed to study Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) at DMU.
Once you have successfully completed the year zero stage of your degree at DMUIC and have met the criteria for continuation, you will continue studying directly with the university on our Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) degree - a course which has been accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
Direct progression on to the professionally accredited Pharmacy MPharm(Hons) programme at DMU following successful competition of the YearZero programme.
99.1% of our Pharmacy MPharm graduates from summer 2017 are in workor further study after graduating, according to the Destinations of Leaversfrom Higher Education 2016-17 report (above the sector average of 94.6%).
You will study a range of topics including human biology, functions of cellsand tissues, communication skills and introductory biochemistry.
DMU has a history of more than 100 years of pharmacy teaching experienceand provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with other future healthand social care experts.
Learn from experienced tutors, who combine academic teaching excellencewith high levels of support to help you succeed.
Our MPharm graduates have progressed on to rewarding and stimulatingcareers in all sectors of pharmacy, including major employers in communitypharmacy, the NHS, primary care settings and the pharmaceutical industry.