Taught course

General Pharmacy Practice (Prescribing) PG Cert

UCL - University College London · School of Pharmacy

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the programme are stipulated by the GPhC. Pharmacists wishing to apply for this programme must fulfil the following requirements: a) be a pharmacist registered with the GPhC or the Pharmaceutical Society of 
 Northern Ireland (PSNI); b) behave at least two years appropriate patient-orientated experience in a UK hospital, community or primary care setting following their pre-registration year; c) have identified an area of clinical practice in which to develop their prescribing skills and have up-to-date clinical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical knowledge relevant to the intended area of prescribing practice; d) demonstrate how they reflect on their own performance and take responsibility for their own CPD; e) able to provide written endorsement from an appropriate medical practitioner (the 'designated medical practitioner' - DMP) that s/he will supervise the 'learning in practice' element of the programme, in the clinical area in which the pharmacist intends to prescribe independently immediately on qualification.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: N/A.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry

April, October

Course content

The UCL CEPIP course is an integrated clinically enhanced pharmacist independent prescribing course which has been developed by pharmacists for pharmacists.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214