Taught course

Non-Medical Prescribing for Pharmacists

Institution
Swansea University · College of Human and Health Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

You can apply for this course if you:

  • have a prescribing budget in place
  • meet specific entry requirements set by the General Pharmaceutical Healthcare Council (see below)
  • be approved by Health Board Prescribing Lead and Clinical Manager
  • hold a current criminal identity check to meet specific requirements of their professional body
  • have identified an appropriately qualified designated medical practitioner
  • demonstrate ability to study at academic Level 7
  • recognition of previous learning is not applicable for this programme. Part accreditation of a module, regardless of previous learning or experience, isn't possible

Pharmacists applying to undertake an independent prescribing programme must:

  • be a registered pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland
  • have at least two years’ appropriate patient-orientated experience in a UK hospital, community or primary care setting following their pre-registration year

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to prescribe safely and appropriately within your area of practice with our PGCert Non-Medical Prescribing for Pharmacists.

This one-year course will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.

Unfortunately this course is not available to international students.

Information for international students

Unfortunately this course is not available to international students.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358