Taught course

Non-Medical Prescribing for Pharmacists

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
30 credits of learning over six months

Entry requirements

Applicants must have:

  • at least two years appropriate patient-oriented experience in a UK hospital, community or primary care setting following their pre-registration year
  • a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • an identified Designated Medical Practitioner (DMP).
  • You must also be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Months of entry

October

Course content

We offer an independent prescribing programme for pharmacists. It's run concurrently between the School of Health Sciences and the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, enabling a large degree of multidisciplinary learning.

There are two disctinct pathways to enrol on to, one for nurses and allied health-care professionals and one for pharmacists.

The programme is delivered in intensive blocks to facilitate work commitments. It takes place through face-to-face educational preparation and the use of a dedicated online non-medical prescribing resource.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

30 credits of learning over six months

part time
6 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire May
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 644644