This course is designed to meet the postgraduate education needs of pharmacists working in patient-facing roles, although applications are welcome from pharmacists working in any employment sector.
The programme is open to local, national and international applicants.
Applicants must have a pharmacy degree (minimum Bachelors) from a university recognised by Queen’s University Belfast and be registered as a pharmacist with an appropriate regulatory organisation.
The University requires evidence that international candidates are competent in the use of the English language.
Months of entry
The MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice, is designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework, through a rigorous programme of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to:
- Review and incorporate current evidence into practice
- Work effectively in a multidisciplinary clinical environment
- Make decisions in complex clinical situations
- Communicate effectively with patients who have common long-term medical conditions
- Undertake clinical and practice-based research
This programme, introduced in 2016/2017, has replaced our previous postgraduate courses in clinical and community pharmacy. It is completed by Distance Learning, without attending on-campus. It is therefore open to both UK and International pharmacists.
- Open to pharmacists from all employment sectors
- Distance learning
- Independent Prescribing option for GB pharmacists
- Management and leadership development option (MSc)
- Optional on-campus and local hospital teaching for International students (MSc)
Alternative exit points are available including PgDip and PgCert. Please visit the relevant course websites for more information.
Information for international students
Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Brian McCaw
- +44 (0)28 9097 2004