Taught course

Clinical Pharmacy Practice

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

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. English Language Requirements All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability by gaining either IELTS 6.5 (Minimum of 5.5 in any one element) or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course. Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas. Please be aware that any applications made too close to the closing date, requiring an IELTS test may result in deferment of the offer until the following academic year (Starting date January) 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. 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

Overseas students are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. The following qualifications are acceptable as evidence: IELTS Overall band score of 6.5 or above, or TOEFL score of 570 or better (230 or better on computer-based TOEFL)

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/clinicalpharmacy
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/clinicalpharmacy

For more information on funding, please visit www.rgu.ac.uk/studentfinance

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months

PGDip

distance learning
18 months

PGCert

distance learning
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

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