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Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has identified as being important if students are to succeed on its undergraduate programmes of study. It also summarises the process which the School uses for selecting students and making offers, so that applicants understand how the School considers their applications.

Scope of the Criteria

The undergraduate programme MPharm.

Profile of Applications

The Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences prides itself on the excellent academic profile of incoming students and application to the degree is highly competitive, with approaching 1000 applications for 120 places.

Opportunities to learn more about the School and its programme of study

A University wide Open Day is held in April each year and provides the opportunity to visit all academic schools in addition to the residences, the Students’ Union and sports facilities. The Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences arranges laboratory demonstrations and talks during this event. There is also a University Visit Day each September during which Pharmacy admissions staff make themselves available to visitors but this event does not include a tour of the School of Pharmacy. Please see our Open Day webpage for further details.

All applicants to the School will be invited to a UCAS Visit Day to discuss their application with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

Feedback, Complaints and Appeals

The University has agreed procedures for dealing with requests for feedback which is outlined in the Admissions Framework:

School Contact Details

Cardiff School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74080
Extension: 74080
Fax: +44 (0)29 208 74149
Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
King Edward VII Avenue
Cathays Park
Cardiff, Wales
CF10 3NB


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