London Accommodation near School of Pharmacy, University of London
Casita provides you with 133 UCL School of Pharmacy student accommodation options and student studios London. All student accommodations feature various room types and a wide range of facilities. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
Why Study at UCL School of Pharmacy
The UCL School of Pharmacy (formerly The School of Pharmacy, University of London) is part of University College London's Faculty of Life Sciences and is located in Bloomsbury, central London. It has been teaching pharmacists for over 175 years.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain established the College of the Pharmaceutical Society in 1842. When it broke away from the Pharmaceutical Society in 1949 and became a constituent college of the University of London, it was renamed The School of Pharmacy. In 1952, the School was granted a royal charter, and in January 2012, it merged with UCL.
The UCL School of Pharmacy is regarded as one of the best pharmacy schools in the United Kingdom. It has over 179 years of experience and tradition as the oldest School, having been founded by the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain in 1842. Throughout that time, it has maintained its identity as a specialist institution dedicated to teaching and research in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. QS Rankings currently ranks the UCL School of Pharmacy 7th in the world (Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2021) and 5th in the Shanghai Ranking (Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science).
Departments and Divisions
UCL School of Pharmacy offers an undergraduate MPharm degree programme which was fully re-accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) in 2019. It integrates pharmaceutical science into the practice of clinical pharmacy. A Master of Pharmacy with Integrated Pre-registration Training (MPharm) is also available for undergraduate students.
Postgraduate Research is offered in the MPhil programme which allows students the opportunity to participate in world-leading research at the School of Pharmacy. UCL School of Pharmacy was recognized as providing a world-class research environment, being 100% 4* rated in the recent 2014 REF.
The school has a variety of Master's programmes that reflect the school's research and academic expertise in drug discovery, drug delivery, drug targets, drug action, clinical pharmacy, and medicine use.
UCL School of Pharmacy also offers a variety of part-time taught postgraduate programmes designed specifically for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in clinical settings.
The research departments at UCL School of Pharmacy include The Research Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Chemistry, The Research Department of Pharmacology, The Research Department of Pharmaceutics, and The Research Department of Practice and Policy (RDPP).
Facilities and Resources
Conferences and Room Hire: A variety of rooms are available at reasonable prices, ranging from small seminar rooms to lecture theatres, the largest of which can accommodate 196 people. The modern AV equipment is included in the rental fee. Seating varies from fixed tiered lecture style to individual chairs, with writing tablets in the majority of cases. Catering is available for all types of events, whether it's just tea and coffee, a buffet lunch, or a formal dinner. You can also talk to the catering manager if you have any specific dietary requirements. The security desk is staffed 24 hours a day, and if your event is on a weekend or in the evening, a dedicated porter will be on hand to help you.
Green Light Teaching Facility: "Pharmacy Live" at Green Light Pharmacy Euston is a unique initiative for the UK. The pharmacy has two floors, the main patient area on the ground floor and an education centre/real pharmacy in the basement. Students in years 1 and 4 have already had placements for the entire academic year, and all four years will have regular placements in the future. The aim of the pharmacy is to provide an example of the best practice in community pharmacy services and professionalism.
Information Technology: IT for SLMS - a section of UCL Information Services Division (ISD) dedicated to operating and maintaining IT services for Faculties within the faculties of Life and Medical Sciences - provides IT services for the UCL School of Pharmacy. They offer many activities and services: business and administration support; IT lab support; hardware & software support on devices for all staff and students; upkeep, maintenance, and security of the school network infrastructure, and the links to the UCL network; advice on the purchase of IT equipment; reliable file storage for individuals and research groups; audiovisual support and maintenance of equipment; consultancy on IT solutions to support Teaching and Learning; assistance with research IT requirements.
Multimedia Unit: The Multimedia Unit is in charge of the School's graphic design needs, as well as the development and support of graphic software packages used by faculty, PhD, and MSc students. Six scanners, a black and white laser printer, and internet access are available in this room. The latest versions of SPSS, WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Photoshop are all available as well. Throughout the year, the Unit holds workshops to teach students how to use graphic software, animation, posters, and computer-generated presentations. The courses are also available to employees.
Research Services: These services are managed by professional staff who provide a range of analytical facilities. Research services facilities include Confocal microscopy, Electron microscopy, CHN Elemental Microanalysis, Mass Spectrometry, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, and XCalibur X-Ray Crystallography System.
UCL School of Pharmacy Library: 9 spaces with 12 PCs, and 2 MFDs for printing, scanning, and copying are available at the library. The services offered by the library include membership, borrowing and fines, information for disabled users, inter-library loans, and a library collection.
UCL School of Pharmacy Student Accommodation
UCL provides student accommodation for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
For married students or those in a civil partnership, as well as students with children, UCL offers family housing. However, the university cannot guarantee family accommodation due to space constraints.
UCL offers two catered halls and the option to apply for catered accommodation in intercollegiate halls, where you may live with students from other London universities. The rest of the London student halls are self-catered and conveniently located near supermarkets.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at the School of Pharmacy, University of London?
International students make up 25% of the student body at the School of Pharmacy, University of London.
Does the School of Pharmacy, University of London offer scholarships for international students?
Currently, the UCL School of Pharmacy does not offer any scholarships specifically for international students.
Are there student support services provided at the School of Pharmacy, University of London?
Yes, the UCL School of Pharmacy offers a variety of student support services to help students succeed.
What is the School of Pharmacy, University of London's acceptance rate?
The acceptance rate for the MPharm Pharmacy program in 2022/23 was 1 in 3.
What is the ranking of the London School of Pharmacy?
The London School of Pharmacy is ranked 4th in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology by the QS World University Rankings 2023.