Taught course

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for Pharmacists

University of Reading · Reading School of Pharmacy

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Entry requirements

Please check our webpage for information on entry requirements for January 2020 entry and May 2020 entry.

Months of entry

February, May, September

Course content

CIPPET offers part-time postgraduate programmes to prepare pharmacists to practise as both independent and supplementary prescribers and to meet the standards set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

The programme comprises teaching and learning, which include taught days, self-directed study time, assessment and workplace-based learning (the 90 hours of learning in practice).

Details of our accreditation can be found at GPhC accreditation.

Pharmacists 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.

Please check this webpage for more information.

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

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team