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De Montfort University Online
The programme aims to equip pharmacists with the knowledge and skills required to meet the needs of the developing professional role and prepares pharmacists for work in a clinical, patient facing role. It helps pharmacists develop a portfolio of evidence demonstrating they have made a difference to patients and services.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Reasons to study Clinical Pharmacy at DMU:

  • Suitable for a range of professionals, such as pharmacists and locums in hospitals, primary care, community and prison settings
  • Flexible distance learning with minimal attendance allows practitioners to study alongside work commitments
  • Benefit from multiple exit routes and specialist modules, including Independent Prescribing (please note that the independent prescribing module has a seprate entry criteria and admissions process)
  • Tailor your study to your career interests with practice-based assessments
  • Learn from a pharmacy team with with experience in hospital, community, primary care, secure environment and prescribing areas of pharmacy practice
  • Gain a thorough understanding of current clinical pharmacy issues; developing your clinical evaluation skills
  • Developed in collaboration with clinical pharmacy specialists, with direct input and teaching from expert pharmacists and doctors.
  • 100 per cent of graduates are successful within six months of graduating earning an average salary of £35,444.44

Graduate careers

The specialist and learning skills you acquire are highly sought after in many different sectors of practice. Having an MSc is recognised by many employers as a stepping stone in career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Practice Foundations
  • Clinical Foundations
  • Clinical Practice 1
  • Clinical Practice 2
  • Clinical Practice 3
  • Public Health
  • Service Evaluation
  • Practice Development
  • Research Methods
  • Public Health
  • Independent Prescribing
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 40 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)
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Entry criteria
  • Students must have a second class honours, lower division, degree in pharmacy, or above, or equivalent degree qualification
  • Registration as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Pharmaceutical Council of Northern Ireland, or Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland
  • Practising in a patient facing role at least one day a week
English language requirements:

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning (CELL), is available both before and during the course.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 1660 International
  • GBP 1660 EU/EEA
  • 60 credits £1,660


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