Taught course

Advanced Pharmacy Practice

Institution
Robert Gordon University · School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • Applicants should have an 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in Pharmacy from a UK university, and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR
  • An integrated Master’s degree in Pharmacy (MPharm), and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR
  • The Overseas Pharmacists' Assessment Programme qualification and two years post-registration relevant work experience*
  • Additionally, applicants must be registered as a Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

*Relevant work experience is considered that which is patient facing.

Months of entry

January

Course content

This is a career-enhancing course that will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitude and competencies required for effective advanced pharmacy practice. The Pharmacist Independent Prescribing qualification is incorporated in the diploma stage.

This course has been designed to deliver a focused education on all competencies, skills and attitudes required to become an Advanced Practitioner. You will have many opportunities to use experience of professional practice, enabling you to reflect analytically and self−critically. This is a career-enhancing course, throughout which you’ll become an independent and reflective life-long learner with the ability to make a positive impact on patients' lives.

Information for international students

By meeting one of the full entry requirements stated, the English condition for this course is deemed as having been met. Please note, some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Contact admissions@rgu.ac.uk for further information.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,370
International students
£12,480

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    2 years + 1 week on campus

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
44 (0) 1224 262728