Taught course

Clinical Pharmacy

Institution
Cardiff University · Welsh School of Pharmacy
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

This programme has 2 exit qualifications, Clinical Pharmacy PgDip and Clinical Pharmacy MSc. For programme specific entry requirements, please visit our website.
The MSc is available for those who have completed the PgDip in Clinical Pharmacy.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is available for those who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy.

This MSc course offers you the opportunity to gain a Masters level qualification to develop you in your role as a clinical pharmacist.

The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy is a 180 credit level 7 qualification that has been designed to support your development as a pharmacist in your early career or if you are planning to change healthcare sector. Having completed the Postgraduate Clinical Pharmacy Diploma, by undertaking this masters programme, you will achieve a higher degree whilst you gain the knowledge, skills and professional values and behaviours a pharmacist needs to contribute effectively to the provision of healthcare.

Through completing this programme, you will learn how to address the complex health related challenges faced by patients and the population as a whole. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding and critical awareness of your role as a pharmacist and that of the pharmacy profession in a changing healthcare environment. This will include an understanding of the structure, organisation and funding of the health service, how resources are managed and how services are deemed to be clinically and cost effective.

This programme will also support you to become a confident independent learner and critical thinker and will embed the principles of quality improvement and using research to develop an evidence base. You’ll be supported to enhance your consultation and communication skills and to make decisions in complex clinical situations that may be acute or chronic. This will include an understanding of risk and how it can be managed or mitigated through appropriate quality management and clinical governance frameworks. You will embed the principles of shared decision making and multidisciplinary team-working in your practice.

This programme has 2 exit qualifications, Clinical Pharmacy PgDip and Clinical Pharmacy MSc. For programme specific information, please visit our website:
Clinical Pharmacy PgDip 2 years part time blended learning
Clinical Pharmacy PgDip 3 years part time blended learning
Clinical Pharmacy MSc 3 years part time distance learning

Fees and funding

UK students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.
International students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Plus 36 month PgDip option.

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455