Taught course

Pharmacy Management

Institution
Ulster University · School of Biomedical Sciences
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants for entry must: (a) have gained (i) an Honours or non-Honours degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from another institution which has been recognised by the Senate for this purpose; or (ii) an equivalent standard in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Postgraduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and (b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); and (c) satisfy such additional requirements as shall be prescribed in programme regulations; or (d) in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme. (e) a part-time student must be employed within the pharmacy industry.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy Management offers practitioners working within pharmacy the opportunity to gain a unique qualification in pharmacy management, and thereby an opportunity for career development through the management route, either within secondary care or community pharmacy environments.

This diploma will advance the development of pharmacy practitioners in areas of personal and personnel management, marketing principles, and financial management within a framework of self-reflection and self-development. On successful completion of the course, students should have improved management, marketing and financial skills, which will benefit the practitioner, the employer and the community as a whole by the professional development of the pharmacist and other relevant pharmacy staff.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Bronagh White
Email
bc.white@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 7012 4135