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Looking for summer placements and jobs?

RPS produces textbooks and publications to help pharmacy students

Tomorrow’s Pharmacist, part of the Pharmaceutical Journal, can help you find them.

Visit Tomorrow's Pharmacist

Where can I apply for placements?

The Pharmacist Support website has a great list of where you can apply for placements in different sectors of pharmacy.

And keep an eye on the BPSA News section as they may announce when applications for summer placements are open.

Thinking ahead?

What kinds of roles are looking at once you finish your degree? Our careers information section has lots of information and helpful videos about the roles open to you with a degree in pharmacy.

Exams and Assignments


The FASTtrack revision guides, from Pharmaceutical Press are available as books through their website, or online.

Don't forget, as an RPS member, you get 25% off when you buy through the Pharmaceutical Press website above - simply enter your membership number at the checkout!

RPS Library

Make the most of our ebook library, which includes Dale & Appelbe's Pharmacy Law & Ethics, Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines.

You’ll also have access to the Medline, CINAHL, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts and the Biomedical Reference collection databases through our e-Library. Allowing you to find evidence-based information, which you can use in your projects and assignments.

Not sure how everything works? We’ve created some helpful training webinars which explain how to use the databases and find information you can rely on.

More hints and tips

You’re not alone! Learn from those who've done this before on our RPS blog or take a look at some of our blogs we've chosen just for you.

Thinking about a patient-facing role? We can help you improve the valuable soft skills you’ll need when dealing with people.

Learning and Revision

Every degree is different, so to help you find what you're looking for we’ve grouped all our learning and revision resources into themes.

Pre-Registration Recruitment

Third year students - if you're preparing for Pre-Reg recruitment using ORIEL to complement support that you receive from your universities then you'll find plenty of help on our National Pre-Registration pharmacist recruitment page.