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Pharmacy: Sector Overview

Pharmacy

Sector Overview

What jobs are available and how to get them

Facts and Figures

98%

of pharmacy graduates work in pharmacy after graduation

£20,000 - £25,000

Average starting salary for Community Pharmacists

£26,041 - £34,876

Average starting salary for Hospital Pharmacists working in the NHS

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Job Descriptions

Here are some of the job roles available in this sector

Becoming a Pharmacist

To become a pharmacist, you first need to complete a four-year MPharm degree which is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

On completion of this course you need to undertake a year of pre-registration training in a pharmacy

You must then pass the GPhC registration exam before you can register as a pharmacist