Taught course

Pharmacology Practice

Institution
King's College London · Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

Current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland and one year of work experience as a registered pharmacist.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

A flexible modular programme that offers qualified pharmacists an opportunity to further develop knowledge and skills to enhance their practice in the changing healthcare environment. Modules may be selected according to professional interests or service needs, for continuing professional development and re-validation with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

PURPOSE
With the reorganisation of the National Health Service (NHS), formation of Clinical Commissioning Groups and the recent Health and Social Care Bill, it is recognised that pharmacists have an important and expanding role in optimising the use of medicines and in supporting better health. This programme will enable pharmacists to effectively develop and deliver modern patient-centred pharmaceutical services within primary care.


DESCRIPTION

This specialist graduate programme is offered in line with the changing environment of the NHS and pharmacy within the UK. It offers qualified pharmacists an opportunity to pursue graduate training relevant to their professional interests or service needs, as well as the requirements for continuing professional development and re-validation with the General Pharmaceutical Council. A distinctive feature of this programme is that it is flexible and modular, modules can be undertaken on a stand-alone basis or in combination leading to accreditation/awards.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Karen Hong Programme Leader
Email
karen.hong@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)207 848 4838