Taught course

Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice

Institution
Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • A Diploma in Psychiatric Pharmacy from Aston University or equivalent is essential, with a research methods module a desirable option.
  • Students will normally be employed by the NHS and will be on a career path as a mental health pharmacist specialising in the treatment of people with mental illness.

Months of entry

September, April

Course content

This one year research MSc in Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice is available to you if you are a graduand of the Diploma in Psychiatric Pharmacy.

It is a single 60 credit module which will enable you to convert your Diploma (where you will have obtained 120 credits) to an MSc.(where you will then obtain 180 credits in total).

You will undertake supervised, but independently executed, practice research. You will be encouraged to integrate and apply the skills acquired during the Certificate and Diploma courses to investigate in depth an area of clinical psychiatric pharmacy practice of specific interest to you.

This module will equip you with the necessary critical, analytical and evaluation skills necessary to understand the research process thoroughly, including ethical and risk assessment issues. It provides experience of practice research and project management together with preparation for submission for publication.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12 months
online
12 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
lhspgt@aston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 204 3000