Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is one of the oldest providers of pharmacy education in Europe, delivering industry-relevant courses since 1849.

We welcome students from over 100 different countries and work in collaboration with businesses, professional bodies and educational institutions from all over the world showing how diverse LJMU is. 

·        Highly skilled and knowledgeable academic team, including world leading experts in a number of fields

·        Accredited as a Royal Pharmaceutical Society Foundation Training School

·        Excellent links and work placement opportunities with leading organisations

·        Our Centre for Pharmacy Innovation conducts world-leading research

·        In 2016, LJMU became the first University to receive two commended judgements in the Higher Education Review by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

·        18th for Forensic Science – Complete University Guide 2019

 The School has brand new, state-of-the-art laboratories. Our facilities are equipped for:

·        Clinical skills

·        Forensic analysis

·        DNA analysis

·        Formulation and tableting

·        Animal cell tissue culture and stem cell research

·        Pharmaceutical technology

·        Targeting of drugs

·        Chemical synthesis

·        Instrumental chemical analysis

·        Spectroscopic studies

·        Microscopy: SEM, TEM and confocal microscopes

·        Computational chemistry

Our Life Sciences Building has been recently refurbished, providing us with highly-specialised and state-of-the-art facilities where students and staff can explore their interests and take part in top level research.

Our extensive range of labs and equipment includes:

·        Chromatographic equipment

·        Tableting and particle sizing equipment

·        A computing laboratory and state-of-the-art molecular modelling software

·        Electron spin resonance spectrometers

·        Thermal analysis equipment

·        Full forensic microscopy suite

·        A range of forensic DNA analysis equipment including Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

·        Forensic equipment, including cyanlacylate and ninhydrin ovens

Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care PgDip/PgCert/MSc
Clinical Pharmacy for Secondary and Tertiary Care MSc PgDip/PgCert
Cosmetic Science MSc
Drug Discovery and Design PgDip/PgCert/MSc
Forensic Bioscience MSc
Industrial Biotechnology MSc
Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control PgDip/PgCert/MSc

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

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Funding Information

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