Taught course

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals

University of Reading · Reading School of Pharmacy

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Entry requirements

Full details on how to apply will be available here once approval to offer the programme has been received from the HCPC. In preparation for an application information on this webpage may be useful.

Months of entry

February, May, September

Course content

CIPPET offers part-time postgraduate programmes to prepare allied health professionals to practise as either independent or supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

The programme comprises teaching and learning, which include taught days, self-directed study time, assessment and workplace-based learning (the 78 hours of learning in practice).

Once approval has been received, details of our accreditation will be provided here.

Students studying the programme will be assessed at level 7, leading to a Postgraduate Certificate (60 academic credits).

Applicants can choose between studying one day a week (Thursdays) or on our intensive weekend programme for those who want a more flexible study arrangement.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,200 (2019/20 entry)
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team