Taught course

Advanced Programmes in Pharmaceutical Practice and Therapeutics

University of Bath · Faculty of Science

Entry requirements

You should normally be a graduate of a recognised university and be registered as a practising pharmacist with the RPSGB or equivalent international body. For other health professionals interested in studying this programme, you should be a member of an appropriate professional body.

Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Secondary Care); Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Primary Care including Community Pharmacy); Medicines Management; Independent Prescribing; Prescribing and Therapeutics.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

The Advanced Programme is a flexible modular part-time programme designed to meet the career and continuing professional development (CPD) needs of practising pharmacists and other health professionals. The web-based study guides and resource material are supplemented and supported by practice/work-based experience and residential workshops.

Information for international students

Language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.5 in each of the four components) or equivalent.  Applicants narrowly missing this requirement may be eligible for a pre-sessional English course or a combined offer (to include a pre-sessional English course and master’s degree).  To find out more please visit: http://www.bath.ac.uk/asc/for-future-students/index.html

Fees and funding

Many students on the programme are funded directly by their employing organisation. If you are funding yourself, you may be eligible for a CDL.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months


part time
24 months


part time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment80
Professional practice20

Course contact details

Dr Andrea Taylor
01225 386029
01225 826114