Taught course

Clinical Pharmacy Practice

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

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in pharmacy from a UK university or overseas equivalent, at a minimum of honours level and one years post-registration experience OR an integrated masters degree in pharmacy (MPharm) and professional registration OR in consultation with the course leader.

Applicants from Malta

English is taught as a first language in Malta and applicants from Malta are required to meet, and evidence, the following criteria:
  • must have obtained their Pharmacy Undergraduate degree at Masters level from the University of Malta, which is a provider of an undergraduate Pharmacy degree at masters level which is delivered and assessed in English.
  • must have at least one year experience of working as a qualified Pharmacist.
  • Any Maltese applicant failing to meet these criteria will be subject to the standard University English language requirements.
Applicants from Austria

Austrian students seeking an English language waiver are required to meet, and evidence, the following criteria:
  • (i) Must have completed their final year Undergraduate Pharmacy Research thesis in the English language OR
  • (ii) Must have completed 6 months at a Higher Education Institution in the UK as part of the final year Undergraduate Pharmacy Research project OR
  • (iii) Must have completed a PhD thesis in the English language.
International Students

International students seeking an English language waiver are required to meet, and evidence, the following criteria:
  • (i) Must have obtained their Pharmacy Undergraduate degree at Masters (MPharm) level from a UK University OR
  • (ii) Must have obtained their Pharmacy Undergraduate degree at BSc (Hons) level from an international University equivalent to a UK BSc (Hons) degree recognised by UK NARIC and must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and have worked in the UK
Any international applicants who do not meet these criteria will be subject to the standard University English language requirements.

Months of entry

January

Course content

This course has been designed to provide you with a broad education in Clinical Pharmacy in line with opportunities to focus your studies more specifically to your area of practice. It will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to enhance your career.

It provides the opportunity for pharmacists to develop professional practice as clinical practitioners involved in making decisions about patient care. Practitioners working in both primary and secondary care contexts will benefit from the development of a range of skills to enhance career prospects and benefit service delivery.
It has been developed to be compatible with competency clusters outlined in the RPS Foundation/ Advanced Pharmacy Framework and is mapped to core dimensions within the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework.
In view of the unique nature of the multidisciplinary input to the course and the fact that it has been designed in collaboration with employers in both primary and secondary care, career prospects for holders of the postgraduate qualification in hospital or community practice are extremely good.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,500 (UK/EU)
International students
£11,020

For more information visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

online
20 months

PGDip

online
14 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
PGOffice@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
44 (0) 1224 262209