Taught course

Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice

Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Students will be normally employed by the NHS and will be on a career path of a specialist mental health pharmacist within an organisation specialising in the treatment of people with mental illness. A Diploma in Psychiatric Pharmacy or equivalent is essential, with a research methods module a desirable option. For further information about the eligibility requirements please contact the course director.

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

Provide an introduction to professionally relevant and academically challenging postgraduate education that will enable pharmacists to make a maximal contribution to medicinal care in the area of psychiatry. Further knowledge and understanding of Psychiatric Pharmacy, engender a problem solving approach to the therapeutic dilemmas of the individual patient.

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English must demonstrate a satisfactory command of English language.

Fees and funding

Employer or self

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)121 204 3000