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Advanced Pharmacy Practice MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is designed for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to progress to Advanced Practitioner level. The course aims to support the development of advanced pharmacy practice in the student's chosen field of expertise. In addition, MSc students receive training in research methods and are required to undertake a service evaluation/development project.

The role of the pharmacist in the Health Service is expanding to improve patient care and access to medicines. Agenda for Change (AfC) and the associated NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) aim to support the career development of health service staff and the provision of effective patient care. This Masters programme in Advanced Pharmacy Practice enhances the opportunities for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland to progress their career to Advanced Practitioner level. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

Clinical Management Planning
Disease Management
Prescribing and Monitoring
Professional Aspects of Prescribing
Advanced Therapeutics in Diabetes, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, and Infectious Disease
Research Methodology
Advanced Practice Development
Service Research and Development

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,570

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,160

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a primary degree in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the University. applicants should have completed the NICPLD foundation training programme or must be able to demonstrate equivalent experience. All applicants must be employed as a hospital pharmacist.

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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