The overall aim of this General Pharmacy Practice, PGCert/PGDip programme from the University of Greenwich is to provide general-level pharmacists, registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and working within the NHS, with the core skills and competencies required to provide holistic pharmaceutical care in the practice setting.
The programme aligns with a nationally agreed pharmacy practitioner development strategy and is the result of a unique collaboration of higher education institutions across London and the south and east of England.
The programme develops the practitioner student's underpinning knowledge and skills in clinical pharmacy practice and medicines management.
The programme works on a philosophy of student-centered workplace learning, supported by workbooks and learning sets facilitated by experienced pharmacy practitioners. The practitioner students are expected to take responsibility for managing their learning and achieving the course objectives in support of their Continuing Professional Development.
Completion of the practice elements of the course leads to the award of the Certificate of Completion of General Pharmacist Training from an accredited training centre.
The aims of the programme are:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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