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You will need to:
- hold a degree from a UK university or equivalent, or, if you are a registered non-graduate practitioner, be able to demonstrate equivalent academic ability and professional experience
- be registered with an appropriate regulatory body and satisfy the professional regulatory requirements to enter onto a prescribing programme
- have a current and valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide a signed declaration from the Trust as evidence
- have as a minimum the appropriate length of experience as set by the respective regulatory body. This is currently one year for the NMC, two years for the GPhC, and three years for the HCPC.
You should be a nurse or midwife registered with the NMC, a pharmacist registered with the GPhC, or an allied health professional registered with the HCPC. You will also need to complete an application form. If you are interested in applying, please contact us.
We'd recommend you apply for this qualification a minimum of four weeks before final registration. Places are limited and in high demand, and applying early allows sufficient time for your application to be processed.
Months of entry
Information for international students
This qualification is not available outside of the UK.
Fees and funding
For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time13 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Open University
- 0300 303 5303