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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in pharmacy.

Current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

Access to appropriate pharmacy practice to allow the undertaking of work-based assignments.

Appointment of an agreed work-based tutor and support from a work-based manager.

Opportunities for the accreditation of prior certificate learning and prior experiential learning exist through the School's credit accumulation and transfer procedures.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Pharmacy Practice MSc helps registered pharmacists working in community, primary or secondary care practice develop the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of developments in pharmacy practice.

This programme will equip you to provide pharmaceutical care to patients, manage your personal and professional development and introduce new services to the workplace.

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of techniques for evaluating and managing the risk associated with prescribing, supplying and administering medicines to ensure patient safety.

Our focus on work-based learning and assessment links your study directly to your practice, whilst flexible modules allow you to develop skills in the areas of practice best for you.

The dissertation project gives you chance to evaluate current issues and research in pharmacy and examine an area of pharmacy practice under the supervision of leading researchers.

You can also study this subject at Postgraduate Diploma level.

Information for international students

This programme is not open to international students as it does not meet the tier 4 study visa requirement.

Fees and funding

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    39 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)113 343 1201