Department of Pharmacy, Health and Well-being
Why study Pharmacy, Health and Well-being at Sunderland:
The University of Sunderland hosts the 6th ranked Pharmacy School in the UK, Guardian League Table 2013
Over £8.5m invested in the new Sciences Complex, opened in 2011
94 years of teaching Pharmacy: 1921 - 2015
The University of Sunderland houses two Sim Man 3G simulation manikins which are used throughout the Pharmacy and Health Programmes. Sim Man 3G provides the students with the closest possible real life scenario
‘World leading’ research in Pharmacy and Environmental Sciences, Latest Research Assessment Exercise
- The Point of Care Centre provides training in the rapidly growing field of 'near patient diagnostics' and associated clinical skills
Within the Department of Pharmacy, Health and Well-being you will find the following subject areas:
- Health and Clinical Sciences
- Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Our staff are highly qualified and use their wealth of experience in the education and training of future professionals in many different areas. It doesn't stop there because we also offer many undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as short courses which contribute to Continuing Professional Development for Health Care Professionals across the Health Service. Some of our undergraduate courses include the opportunity to undertake an optional placement year and others include integrated placements.
The facilities within the new Science Complex multimillion pound development incorporates state of the art analytical and synthetic chemistry laboratories ensuring graduates are able to apply advanced knowledge into a number of exciting fields. We have an impressive research base in all areas of the Department and are committed to the principle that our research informs teaching at all levels.
Sunderland's School of Pharmacy was established in 1921 and its programmes are accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
We also house chemiSPEC, a multi-million pound dedicated centre of excellence based at the University of Sunderland. They help customers in a wide range of industry sectors- including pharmaceutical, fine and specialty chemicals and health care with the characterisation of their products, by products, contaminants, etc. They also offer a wide range of services from the routine provision of NMR and MS spectra to research chemists through to spectral detailed interpretation and identification of low levels of unknowns in complex formulations.