On completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Clincal Pharmacy you will be able to:
All of the options within the Clinical Pharmacy MSc are suitable for practising pharmacists who wish to develop their careers and gain an additional clinical qualification. The specialist and learning skills you acquire are highly sought after in many different sectors of practice. Having an MSc is recognised by some employers (eg some hospital trusts) as a stepping stone in career progression.
Home/EU students for 2011/12 academic session: Part-time: £736 per 30-credit module, £1104 for the 45-credit Independent Prescribing module as part of the Diploma.Not specified
The course philosophy is to provide a variety of learning activities which will enable you to meet your CPD requirements and to continually improve the quality of the clinical care delivered to patienzts. To ensure the course is kept up-to-date and relevant it has recently undergone some innovative changes which will provide greater flexibility and choice. The different options now available are:
The ethos of the programme is designed to enhance a 'real life' approach by:
The MSc has been designed to reflect a broad strategic approach to medicines management and the core themes running throughout the module fit in with these four steps in medicines management:
You should be a registered pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or Pharmaceutical Society Northern Ireland (PSNI) and practising in the UK; if you are in Southern Ireland you should discuss whether or not the course will meet your needs with the programme leaders. You should be in a patient-facing role, having contact with patients for the equivalent of at least one day a week.
There are 2 intakes a year in September and March.
Academic entry criteria
You should have a degree in Pharmacy, such as BSc (Pharm), BPharm or MPharm. Applications are welcomed from pharmacists with degrees from other countries who are practising as registered pharmacists in the UK.
No work experience is required.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.