Taught course

Clinical Pharmacy (Secondary Care)

University of Bradford · Bradford School of Pharmacy

Entry requirements

To apply for this course you need to:

be working in the UK
be registered with the GPhC
have access to the internet
have access to patients
have support from your employer
Please contact the programme leader Gemma Quinn if your hospital does not routinely send students on this programme, as you will require a hospital based practice tutor and assessors.
English language requirements:
If you have not been taught in English you must have an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 7.0 in each of the four subsets (speaking, listening, reading and writing).

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

This programme allows you to complete the Foundation Pharmacy Framework and develop the clinical, personal and managerial skills you need to progress in your career in hospital pharmacy in the UK.

This programme will help you to improve and apply your knowledge of clinical pharmacy, consultation skills and working in the modern NHS in order to deliver patient-centred care.
You will develop:
The ability to solve complex problems and justify your decisions
The confidence and ability to communicate effectively with patients and healthcare professionals
The ability to reflect on your practice to inform your professional development
There is also the opportunity to choose an optional component in the second year. Options include ‘Prescribing for Pharmacists’ as well as modules in Aseptics, Service Improvement, Leadership and Management and Change Management.
The course is relevant to registered pharmacists (including newly qualified) currently working in hospital pharmacy. Start dates in both August and January
Monthly study days, with pre-reading and preparation tasks for each one to enable you to get the most learning out of the workshops
Many local hospitals use this programme for their foundation level pharmacists. This provides excellent opportunities for you to meet and get to know other pharmacists in Yorkshire.
Work-based assessments to allow you to demonstrate your effectiveness as a clinical pharmacist

Information for international students

Not suitable for international students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Gemma Quinn