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Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

Official title

Pre-enrollment open

Grup de Recerca en Farmacoteràpia, Genòmica i Exposòmica (PHAGEX)
  • Modality
  • Languages
  • Duration
    5 academic years
  • Credits
  • Date
    September 2023
  • Planning

    1st academic year:

    Monday to Thursday from 2.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Places
  • Location

    IQS-URL - Via Augusta, 390. 08017 Barcelona

    Blanquerna-URL - Carrer Padilla, 326-332. 08025 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences


If you are interested in biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, physics, computer science and technology and have a motivation for caring for people, the bachelor's degree in Pharmacy is your best option. It is aimed at those people with great intellectual curiosity and who want to acquire solid training on medication in all its stages, from its obtaining to the effects it produces on the body.

Who is the course aimed at?

If you are interested in biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, physics, computer science and technology and have a motivation for caring for people, the Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is your best option. It is aimed at those people with great intellectual curiosity and who want to acquire solid training on medication in all its stages, from its obtaining to the effects it produces on the body.

If you choose the Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, you choose…

Training in small groups of students (seminars), innovative methodologies (simulations), comprehensive training

6 months of supervised internships at two different times and centers.

3 months of additional internships linked to the major chosen by the student.

More than 1,000 hours of laboratory practice, courses with their own laboratory credits.

Different compulsory courses: Pharmacogenetics, registration in the pharmaceutical industry, advanced drug delivery systems.

Estudiants a la biblioteca de la Facultat de Ciències de la Salut

More than 1,000 hours of laboratory practice and 9 months of external internships


The bachelor's degree in Pharmacy at Blanquerna-URL trains you in any of the four specializations of these studies: food and nutrition, hospital pharmacy, drug design and production, or pharmaceutical management and marketing.

Food and nutrition

Food industry Internship for 3 months in institutions, consultancy firms, companies or research centers.

Hospital pharmacy

Care orientation and clinical research. Internships for 3 months in care centers, health management or research centers.

Drug design and production

Orientation in industry and R&D. Internships for 3 months in companies or research centers.

Pharmaceutical management and marketing

Orientation in the pharmaceutical industry. Internships for 3 months in companies.

Key data


Laboratory and simulation hours


of students would take the degree again


Months of internship in a pharmacy office and/or hospital pharmacy


Months of internship in the pharmaceutical industry.

A unique methodology based on personalized learning.

The Blanquerna-URL methodology is based on seminars, a core element in order to achieve personalized and qualitative learning. Also in holistic training that entails academic and professional skills, but also personal and human ones.

Personalized education

Seminars with small groups of 10-12 students facilitate interdisciplinary learning, intellectual and professional reflection, and customized learning. The faculty advisor collaborates in students' academic, personal and vocational orientation.

More than 1,000 laboratory hours

Experience is a key aspect of our methodology. The facilities allow for real laboratory scenarios to be recreated, in which the students can put their knowledge into practice.

Internships, the key to make the leap into the world of work

From the 4th academic year onwards, students do 6 months of supervised compulsory internships and 3 months of major-oriented internships. The School has around 700 internship agreements to offer the best option for each student.

Internationalization of studies

We offer you the chance of participating in various exchange and mobility programs for experience abroad and for a global insight into the sector. In addition, 20% of the courses are taught in English (the language of reference in the field of science).

Specific characteristics of the School

Seminari a la FCS

Seminars held in reduced groups for tailored learning

Classe FCS

Innovative teaching methodology

Alumnes de la FCS

Studies taken abroad to give students an enriching experience

FPCEE Entrada

Study for a double major

Study for two majors simultaneously, consecutively or following a track tailored to you


Internships, an experience to introduce you to the labor market

Internships are an essential part of our methodology. We deem it a first step towards the working world that brings students closer to the reality of the sector and gives them a professional outlook. Therefore, we have agreements with a broad variety of companies, organizations, centers and entities in order to meet the needs and preferences of each student.

  • As of the first academic year in the IQS-Blanquerna bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, students log more than a thousand hours of laboratory practice.
  • the specific activities of their profession in the field of hospital pharmacy.
  • Specific internships for the chosen major.

  • Integration of knowledge of theoretical courses.
  • Carrying out the specific activities of their profession in the field of hospital pharmacy.
  • Put into practice the theoretical knowledge and skills acquired during the bachelor's degree and in the chosen major.

Where can you do your internship?

AGC, Malgrat Pharma · Almirall SA · Asphalion SL · Beautyge SL (Revlon) · Boehringer Ingelheim España SA · Center For Intelligent Research in Crystal Engineering SL · Centre Mèdic Tecknon (BCN) · Chemir SA · Clínica Corachan · Clínica Girona · Clínica Sabadell · Clínica Sabadell (Hospital Universitari Sagrat Cor) · Clínica Sagrada Família (BCN) · Concep Arquitectura y Diseño de Farmacias · Consell de Col·legis Farmacèutics de Catalunya · Consorci Sanitari Alt Penedès-Garraf (Hospital Residència Sant Camil) · Consorci Sanitari Alt Penedès-Garraf (Hospital Sant Camil)· Consorci Sanitari del Maresme (Hospital de Mataró) · Consorci Sanitari Integral (Hospital Dos de Maig) · Cosmética Cosbar SL · Coty · CST-Hospital de Terrassa · CSV Experts SL · Draconis Pharma SL · DTU (Denmark) · Esencias Moles SA · Eurofragance SL · Euromed SA · Europastry SA · Fedefarma · Federació Farmacèutica SCCL · Ferrer Internacional · Fundació de gestiò sanitària-Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau · Fundació Hospital de la Santa Creu de Vic · Fundació Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla (Hospital del Vendrell) · Fundació Institut Català d’Investigació Química · Fundació Privada Hospital Asil de Granollers-Hospital de Granollers · Fundació Privada Institut de Recerca-Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau · Fundació Puigvert · Galenicum Special Ingredients SL · Gestió de Serveis Sanitaris-Hospital Universitari Santa Maria (Lleida) · Grupo J Uriach SL · Hartmann · Henkel Ibérica SA · Hospital Comarcal Alt Penedès · Hospital Comarcal Mora d’Ebre · Hospital de Manacor · Hospital de Palamós · Hospital de Santa Caterina (Salt) · Hospital d’Igualada · Hospital Sant Joan de Reus · Hospital Trueta (Girona) · ICO-Hospital Duran i Reynals · Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya (IBEC) · Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (IRTA) · Instituto de Investigación Biomédica (IRB) · Interquim SA · Ipsos · Iqvia Information SA · Isdin SA · Kernpharma · Keyser & Mackay CV (Spanish branch) · Laboratorio Aldo-Union SL · Laboratorio de Complementos Nutricionales 1955 SL · Laboratorios Entema SL · Laboratorios Ern SA · Laboratorios Esteve · Laboratorios Gebro Pharma SA · Laboratorios Grifols SA · Laboratorios Medicamentos Internacionales SA · Laboratorios Reig Jofre SA · Laboratorios Roche · Leti Pharma · LGAI Technological Center SA · Medichem · Mútua de Terrassa-MPS a Prima Fixa · Novartis · Nupharm · Ofice SL-Laboratorio de Investigación Cerealista · Panreac Química SLU · Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu (Sant Boi de Llobregat) · Proteodesign SL · Qualigen SL · Quirón Salud-IDCQ · Hospitales y Sanidad SL (Hospital General de Catalunya) · Quirón Salud-IDCQ Hospitales y Sanidad SL (Hospital QuirónSalud Barcelona) · Sandoz Industrial Products SA · Sanofi Aventis SA · SCIAS Hospital de Barcelona · SFH Complejo Hospitalario de Jaén · Synlab Italia SRL · TU Delft · Autonomous University of Barcelona-School of Pharmacy · University of Calabria (Phytopharmacy laboratory) · University of Santiago de Compostela-CIMUS-Unique Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases · Viube Food SL (Mikshochips)

The bachelor's degree thesis, the step prior to the labor market

The bachelor's degree thesis consists of the completion, presentation and defense of an individual project by the future graduate that will include innovative elements of research or healthcare or industrial application, which represent an approach to professional practice.

The work to be produced must be previously defined as a project that details the topic to be studied, its relevance, the objectives set, and the methodology to be used. It must also include elements of research, innovation or technology application. Only bibliographic works will not be accepted.

The thesis will provide future graduates with the capacity to understand knowledge and apply advanced technologies and tools in their area to meet the set objectives. The project should preferably be of a multidisciplinary nature, within the field of pharmacy, in which the skills acquired through the bachelor's degree are encapsulated and integrated.

The work will be done under the direction of a bachelor's degree professor - a professor from IQS or the School of Health Sciences - who has the authorization of the academic director of the area. The student will join the research team of the professor-director. With the same academic guarantees, and under the tutelage of a bachelor's degree professor, the thesis may be completed in other national or foreign institutions, public or private care or research centers, industries or companies from the chemical or biotechnological sectors, etc. The thesis is, therefore, a tutored assignment in which the student is responsible for their learning process.

At this stage, the student will have tutored sessions related to the follow-up of the project, as well as formal and methodological issues necessary to produce, write and defend the work.

The thesis will culminate with the drafting of a report and its presentation and defense before a jury.

alumna al laboratori

More than 50 different career opportunities

Pharmacists have more than 50 different career opportunities, ranging from healthcare level (pharmacy office, hospital pharmacy or primary care), industry (chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food), service companies (CRO) to health administration (public health), clinical analysis, teaching, research and innovation (R&D+I).

The bachelor's degree in Pharmacy trains experts with a wide range of career opportunities. Its employment rate is one of the highest, which places it in the ranking of the fifty bachelor's degrees most in demand in Spain.

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Healthcare level

Pharmacy offices, hospital pharmacy or primary care.

alumne al laboratori de Farmàcia

Industrial level

Chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food industry.

Pràctica seminari Nutrició

Business environment

Service companies (CRO).

Grup de seminari al laboratori de Farmàcia

Public health

Health administration within the public health sector.

Alumna mirant a través d'un microscopi


Activities related to clinical analysis, clinical biochemistry, microbiology and immunology.

Laboratori IQS-Blanquerna

Teaching and research

Continue your professional career in the field of teaching, research and innovation (R&D+I).

Alumnes a la Graduació Blanquerna 2019

A direct link to your future career

Our work doesn't finish the moment you graduate. The Alumni department will support you to enable us to achieve an employment rate of 90% of students in the first year after graduation

State-of-the-art equipment at the student's disposal

All the services you need during your course

We make it easy, so you can choose whatever you want to study

Course fees are paid in installments without any interest. At the time of enrollment, 50% of the total cost of the credits for which the student is enrolled must be paid*; the remaining 50% is split into nine monthly installments (from October to June) payable by direct debit.

The tuition fee / credit of degrees is regularized each academic year for all courses.

Tuition fee per credit

Tuition fee per credit
222.5 €
Total first-year tuition fees for 2024-25
13.350 €
Facultat de Ciències de la Salut FCS

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