Taught course

Independent Prescribing

Keele University · School of Pharmacy

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Entry requirements

Learn more at the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

March, August

Course content

Our preparatory course for pharmacist independent prescribers provides 60 Masters level academic credits. On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to register with the GPhC to carry out an Independent Prescribing and/or Supplementary Prescribing role; and will also be awarded the Certificate in Prescribing Studies (Independent Prescribing) postgraduate University award.

Choice and flexibility are key features of the School of Pharmacy Postgraduate programmes. The Independent Prescribing course may also be used towards a Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice or an Advanced Practitioner award.

The overall aim is to enable pharmacists to practise and develop as prescribers and to meet the standards set by the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    6 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Mrs Linda Foster