Taught course

Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You must be a registered pharmacist in your home country with at least 6-months of patient facing practice in a hospital and a good bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (at least 55% GPA) or equivalent.

You will need a secure IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent with a minimum of 6.0 in any band.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme aims to develop advanced knowledge, skills and attributes in the professional practice of Pharmacy and ensure safe, effective and rational use of medicines. The programme will provide a wide range of opportunities to enable individuals to develop an in depth understanding of the evidence base and safety framework for healthcare and medicines management. The programme offers the opportunity for multi-professional working with others who are involved in the provision of health care. The changes in healthcare and the implications for the changing role of Pharmacists are integral to the development of this programme. Patient safety and medicines optimisation are integral to the goals of developing healthcare services and is fundamental to safe effective and rational use of medicines.

Our school, at the University of Hertfordshire offers world-class teaching and learning facilities, including Europe's largest medical simulation laboratory.

This programme offers excellent opportunities for continuing professional development for practicing pharmacists to enhance career opportunities.

There is also the opportunity to take a six-month placement alongside this course.

Information for international students

International Students should be aware that this course does not lead to registration to practice as a pharmacist in the UK.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,820
International students
£18,540

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Claire Hough
Email
c.hough2@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707286493