Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Veterinary Pharmacy

This qualification is primarily intended for pharmacists involved or wishing to develop an involvement in the animal health industry and in the supply and use of animal medicinal products; pharmacy technicians or other pharmacy staff may study the taught modules at a lower academic level which would incorporate appropriate SQP qualifications and lead to a University College Diploma.

Entry requirements

Candidates would be expected to have obtained a minimum of an upper 2nd class degree in either pharmacy or a related animal science subject; applications may also be considered from candidates with a lower 2nd class Honours degree, foundation degree or good HND (together with related industrial or professional experience of at least 2 years) or a graduate diploma/graduate certificate or equivalent; for all applicants, evidence of previous qualifications is required; however, all are judged on their individual merits; non-graduates with significant work experience are also invited to apply; where a candidate�s Honours degree (or equivalent) was not assessed in English, their English language skills typically, are evaluated by interview and/or through demonstration of IELTS scores of 6.5 or above (or equivalent).

Course modules

Animals and public health; veterinary medicines and wound care; professional practice for veterinary pharmacy; additional modules for PgD and MSc: companion animal health care; equine health care; farm animal health care; additional modules for MSc: research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 650 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,100 per Credit module (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 650 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 1,100 per Credit module (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 650 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,100 per Credit module (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harper Adams University Newport TF10 8NB West Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01952 81 5000