Taught course

Community Pharmacy Public Health Services

The University of Manchester · School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants must be able to meet the following requirements: Have an honours degree in pharmacy usually at a minimum level of 2:2 ;be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (UK) or equivalent regulatory authority in the students home country for overseas students be in employment in the community healthcare pharmacy sector or have access to an appropriate area of practice whilst enrolled on the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

he programme consists of core and optional units. Students will be able to choose a number of optional units that meet their specific learning needs from a range of community pharmacy public health service areas.

This is a completely online programme which is accessible from home PCs. In most cases students have complete flexibility about when to undertake their learning; however there will be some activities which require being online at specific times.

The programme is run on a modular part-time basis. Students are expected to commit to a minimum of 10 hours learning per week.

Attendance at the introductory day on 15 September 2012 at the University of Manchester is highly recommended. A web option is also available.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English require either: IELTS level 7.0 overall with level 7.0 in reading and writing specifically. TOEFL 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based) or minimum of 100 (Internet-based test). Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English Grade B

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months


part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months


part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
+44 (0)161 778 4015