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Post-university training

After completing your MPharm degree you will need to undertake a year of pre-registration training in a community or hospital pharmacy. This involves working at least 52 weeks at a placement under the supervision of a qualified pharmacist.  

Pre-registration training

After graduation, pre-registration training is the next step on the path to becoming a pharmacist.

There are a few options when choosing a placement:

  • community pharmacy pre-registration placement
  • hospital pharmacy pre-registration placement
  • split industrial pre-registration placement
  • split academia pre-registration placement 
  • split clinical commissioning group pre-registration placement
  • pre-registration placement with GP experience

Finding pre-registration training vacancies

Pre-registration training vacancies are advertised on specific recruitment portals such as Oriel, as well as general pharmacy job boards. Here are a few you can use to find vacancies: