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Join the University of Bath MPharm at Plymouth

We are seeking candidates to join this innovative partnership, delivering our highly ranked pharmacy course in a fantastic new location.

About the University of Bath MPharm at Plymouth

Our well regarded Bath MPharm course will be starting at the University of Plymouth in September 2024. Lyn Hanning, Director of Practice Based Learning, talks about the new location and the course content.


Current vacancies

The Department of Life Sciences at the University of Bath wishes to make multiple academic appointments for roles to deliver the Bath MPharm based at the University of Plymouth.


Head of Pharmacy

The Head of Pharmacy will take overall strategic and operational responsibility for the implementation and delivery of the Bath MPharm course at the University of Plymouth. The position may be teaching only or may be a teaching and research position, depending on the skill set of the successful applicant or applicants.

Read the full details and job description for Head of School.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

We are seeking to recruit multiple Lecturer or Senior Lecturer posts (teaching-focussed) to be core members of the Plymouth-based MPharm teaching team.

Read the full details and job description for:

Live and work in Britain's Ocean City


From the historic, cobblestone waterfront to the city’s thriving bars, cafés and shops, Plymouth caters to everyone. The vibrant campus is at the heart of the city, just a mile from the seafront.

You’ll be teaching in brand-new, purpose-built pharmacy facilities, as well as laboratory and general teaching space across campus and working alongside staff teaching over 4,500 health and social care students in the Faculty of Health.

The new pharmacy facilities are currently in construction on the ground floor of the Nancy Astor Building and will be open ahead of the course starting in September 2024. They'll include practice-based and clinical teaching spaces, such as consultation rooms and simulation equipment.

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Teach on a highly-ranked course


Our MPharm Pharmacy course is currently ranked Top 5 in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.

Students on our four-year MPharm at Plymouth will study the same course content as students at Bath, gaining a unique knowledge of the scientific development and clinical use of medicines, and preparing them for a career as a pharmacist or in pharmaceutical research. Teaching will combine classroom and lab-based learning, campus based simulations and placements in real healthcare settings across the South West.

This MPharm in a new location provides the opportunity to live and work in the vibrant and unique surroundings of Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, home to over 4,500 health and social care students.

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Part of the Bath Community


As a University of Bath employee based in Plymouth, you'll be part of our Department of Life Sciences in the Faculty of Science. The department aims to deliver excellence in research and teaching across the spectrum of Life Sciences, covering biosciences, pharmacy and pharmacology.

We strive to be an inclusive university where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

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In the Media


This pioneering partnership, between the University of Bath and the University of Plymouth supported by NHS England, which aims to increase the number of pharmacists in the South West, has been hitting the headlines recently:

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