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Clinical Pharmacy PGDip

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The PGDip 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 is a blend of clinical and practice modules with real life applications. The course requires minimal attendance and incorporates a blend of learning to meet the individual needs of students.

DMU values the student experience and prides itself in the support it offers to postgraduate students. The course aims to improve your approach to patient care and enhance your employability skills. The course continually evolves to meet the needs of a profession which is constantly changing. The course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent clinical pharmacists. The course aims to instil a commitment to life-long learning by enhancing and developing your learning skills.

The specialist and learning skills you acquire are highly sought after in many different sectors of practice. Having an MSc is recognised by many employers as a stepping stone in career progression.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



Clinical Practice 3 (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£555 per 15 credits.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must have a second class honours, lower division, 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. The University may consider accreditation of prior learning if the student has done similar courses at a different university.