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Pharmacy, pharmacology and forensic science

Developing, prescribing and administering drugs of all kinds lies at the heart of modern healthcare. This wide-ranging group of courses provides insight and practical exposure to every step of the process of disease prevention and treatment – from designing experimental research and the ‘eureka’ moment, through production to clinical administration and even post-mortem drug detection.

Our portfolio of courses in pharmacy, pharmacology and forensic science offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of drug research, development and administration, laying the foundation for a variety of future careers in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, crime detection and further research. Delivered within one of the most extensive medical and bioscience teaching communities in the UK, King’s is an ideal place to begin or advance a career in therapeutic-drug-related activities.

Pharmacy, pharmacology and forensic science courses


Undergraduate pharmacy, pharmacology and forensic science courses

Pharmacology BSc


Pharmacy MPharm




Postgraduate pharmacy, pharmacology and forensice science courses

Analytical Toxicology MSc

Biopharmaceuticals MSc

Clinical Pharmacology MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Drug Development Science MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Forensic Science MSc/MRes

Independent Prescribing PG Cert

Pharmacology MSc/MRes

Pharmacy Practice Prescribing MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Control MSc

Pharmaceutical Technology MSc

Radiopharmaceutics & PET Radiochemistry MSc

Translational Medicine MRes



  • King's is ranked in the top 20 in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2019)

  • Located in the centre of London, the institute is renowned for its international research profile.

  • Well-equipped laboratories allowing students lots of 'hands-on' time for a range of modern techniques and instruments.

  • Students learn about Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC) and regulatory affairs which are crucial aspects when working in industry.

  • Opportunity to undertake an extended project of interest in the laboratories of internationally rated scientists.

  • Kings is ranked 1st in the UK for clinical medicine ( ref 2014 proportion of overall submission ranked 4* or 3*)

Careers – where could your course take you?

From the global pharmaceuticals industry to the community and hospital pharmacy and everywhere in between, King’s courses will provide you with the foundation and the advanced knowledge to develop a rewarding career.


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