Taught course

Pharmacy Practice

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

Entry requirements

  • MPharm or equivalent.
  • Current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.
  • Practising pharmacist in community, primary care or general practice.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Pharmacists are increasingly recognised as core providers of services relating to medicines use, disease management and health promotion. Our part-time postgraduate Pharmacy Practice programme, designed specifically for qualified pharmacists working in community, primary care or general practice, will provide students with excellent clinical knowledge and consultation skills.

On completion of the course, students will be able to confidently deliver safe, efficient and effective patient care that meets the health needs of their local population. Students will also develop their knowledge and understanding of health beliefs and adherence, public health policy and strategic service development. They will be supported to engage effectively with commissioning groups, develop partnerships with GPs and implement successful pharmacy services that respond to the needs of patients and commissioners.

The course is modular, allowing students to undertake modules according to personal interests, CPD requirements or service development needs. In combination, completion of modules leads to the award of an academic qualification. Most students continue to work full time in addition to attending the course.

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
Email
karen.hong@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)207 848 4838