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Clinical Pharmacy PGDip

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Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy programme has been designed to meet the professional development requirements of pharmacists working in a wide variety of sectors and environments. The programme consists of clinical and practice modules with real life application. The course requires minimal attendance using blended learning to meet the individual needs of students. DMU values the student experience and prides itself on the support it offers to postgraduate students. The course aims to further develop your approach to patient care and enhance your employability skills, creating confident pharmacists, equipped with the knowledge and skills required to deliver high quality patient care. The programme continually evolves to meet the needs of a profession which is constantly changing and aims to instil a commitment to life-long learning by advancing your learning skills. Key features; The course aims to further develop your knowledge, skills and attributes, in line with the requirements of clinical pharmacy practice. Blended learning approach with minimal on campus learning so you can study alongside your day job. You will be supported on your postgraduate journey with a highly motivated and experienced team. Network with and study alongside pharmacists working in a wide variety of clinical environments. Develop your critical thinking and research skills to deliver high quality patient care.


This module aims to enable students to develop the necessary understanding and skills to facilitate the delivery of pharmaceutical care in the clinical area of polypharmacy and to reflect upon their learning. The learning materials will support students to become equipped with the tools, knowledge and understanding required to identify appropriate and inappropriate polypharmacy. This includes: principles of managing polypharmacy, managing polypharmacy within different body systems and approaching structured medicines review in clinical settings.
Research Project (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This course can only accept international students who are residing in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and who are employed in the UK by an NHS Trust or a healthcare organisation that provides NHS services.

Entry requirements

Students must have a second class honours, lower division (2:2), degree in pharmacy, or above, or equivalent degree qualification Registration as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Pharmaceutical Council of Northern Ireland, or Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland; Practising in a patient-facing role at least one day a week.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a university with a rich heritage, providing students with high-class further education options for over 150 years. Situated in the centre of Leicester, a thriving midlands location, students benefit from excellent facilities not only on campus but also when seeking leisure time in the surrounding region. Students at DMU are able to choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses, all of which are...more

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