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What is a pharmacist anyway?
with Nadia Bukhari from UCL

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Join renowned pharmacist, Nadia Bukhari in this Subject Spotlight with UCL. Nadia uses her years of experience to give you a taste of what being on the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) course is like at UCL. Learn about drug combinations, take in the aspirin case study, and understand what's involved when you're a pharmacist.

Nadia BukhariUCLPharmacy, pharmacology and toxicology

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1. The role of the pharmacist
2. The aspirin case study
3. Fighting fake medicines
4. Activity
Bonus: The Personal Statement Guide

About the university


UCL is located right in the heart of central London and prides itself on being a global hub of education in the capital, attracting students from over 150 countries. UCL has a lot to offer with 440 undergraduate programmes in which integration of research and teaching is prioritised. UCL has a unique history, founded in 1826 inspired by the ethos of Jeremy Bentham's belief in opening up education for the many and not to discriminate on who can receive a higher education. UCL strives to continue the tradition of being change-makers today, remaining committed to accessibility and using research to tackle real-world problems.

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Meet the academic
Nadia Bukhari

Nadia Bukhari is a British pharmacist of Pakistani origin living in London, United Kingdom. In 2018, she was awarded the status of Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) making her the youngest female fellow under the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain; an honour bestowed to those who have achieved excellence and distinction in their pharmacy career. In addition, she is the first Muslim female and British Pakistani to be a board member of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy for England, UK.

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