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Motivations of MPharm students in the United Kingdom to study pharmacy at a time of change

@article{Shaikh2013MotivationsOM,
  title={Motivations of MPharm students in the United Kingdom to study pharmacy at a time of change},
  author={Halima Shaikh and A. Elhissi and S. Vohra and B. Pearson and K. M. Taylor},
  journal={Pharmacy Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={13}
}
Background: In the United Kingdom (UK), pharmacy student numbers are increasing as the number of pharmacy schools increases. This is likely to have a negative impact on employment opportunities at a time when new entrants to UK pharmacy schools are paying dramatically increased tuition fees. Moreover, proposed changes to the Master of Pharmacy (MPham) programme, with pre-registration training integrated into undergraduate education has profound implications for the future student experience… Expand
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