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PgCert Prescribing for Pharmacists

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This programme is accredited by both the General Pharmaceutical Council and Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland to train pharmacists in Great Britain as Independent Prescribers.

Students undertake online and work-based training and assessment in addition to a 5-day clinical skills residential in our Clinical Skills Centre.

If you are employed as a pharmacist in Northern Ireland and wish to train as an Independent Prescriber, please visit our PG Cert in Independent Prescribing.

Career Prospects

Professional Opportunities

On successful completion, students can apply to the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) for an annotation to their entry in the GPhC’s Register and/or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) for an annotation to their entry in the PSNI’s Register.

The annotation is a public record that they can practise as an independent prescriber.

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Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Tuition fees will be subject to an annual inflationary increase, unless explicitly stated otherwise.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor degree) from an institution approved by the University. Additionally all students must: be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI). be in good standing with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and/or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and any other healthcare regulator with which they are registered.

Department profile

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019). Through our research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges in health, food and the environment. To meet these challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research...more

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