Taught course

Clinical/Community Pharmacy/Prescribing Studies

Keele University · School of Pharmacy

Entry requirements

Pharmacists registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) and who are working full or part-time in Community Pharmacy, Primary Care or Secondary Care. Applicants must have completed the relevant Keele postgraduate Diploma to be eligible for consideration for a place. Applicants who have completed an 'equivalent' postgraduate Diploma with another UK university will also be eligible for consideration.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The final year of the 3-year MSc taught programme aims to build on the broad range of skills that students acquire at Pg Diploma level, with the emphasis on developing their analytical and critical appraisal skills in relation to published literature and research methodologies to a higher level, and developing generic research skills that they will be able to apply in their area of professional practice.

Information for international students

Not suitable for students resident overseas.

Fees and funding

Self-funding or employer sponsorship.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation100 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Mrs B Oakden
01782 734207