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Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Secondary Care) MSc

Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Secondary Care) MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

General Medical Practice Pharmacy Caring Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is flexible, part-time Masters level programme for practising primary care and community pharmacists is evidence based with a problem-solving, practice-orientated approach. A full blend of flexible work-based learning supported through web-based learning resources, online discussion and face-to-face learning events creates a rich learning environment. Choosing a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma, MSc or CPD option will help improve your professional status, developing your career prospects. Research in our Department is centre around a number of focused areas or themes. If you are working in or plan to work in the NHS, we follow the NHS Values Based Recruitment Guidance. We strongly believe in the NHS values and will be looking for them in our applicants. There are two Pathways available: Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Secondary Care) and Prescribing & Therapeutics.

Programme features includes: Choice of awards reflecting your area of professional interest; Study at your own pace with minimal time away from work; Excellent support and learner networks with a user-friendly virtual learning environment; Increased professional expertise and status with enhanced career prospects; Support in meeting CPD requirements of the GPhC and professional development in line with the RPS Faculty frameworks. Research in our Department is centre around a number of focused areas or themes. If you are working in or plan to work in the NHS, we follow the NHS Values Based Recruitment Guidance. We strongly believe in the NHS values and will be looking for them in our applicants. Students can also exit with Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma, MSc or CPD awards.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

MAR

Modules

The changing primary care NHS model, developing strong consultation and clinical skills using evidence-based information and medication review, audits, medicines optimisation and patient-centred professionalism.
Minor Ailments
Quality Improvement Methodology
Polypharmacy and medicines optimisation: reducing risk and increasing benefit
Pharmaceutical Public Health
Providing Better Care for the Older Person
Practice based research & Masters dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

MSc Year (without Independent Prescribing or Advanced Clinical Assessment) (60 CATS) - £2,560; MSc Year (with Independent Prescribing) (60 CATS) - £3,080. All variants of the MSc year are available in CATS credits only. An ECTS equivalent is not offered.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should normally be a graduate of a recognised university and be registered as a practising pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council. For other health professionals interested in studying this programme, they should be a member of an appropriate professional body. Student’s application should be supported by their employer. Additionally they must be supported by a work-based mentor (normally a more senior pharmacist). They will also need to ensure that they have a UK practice base to work within and access to patient notes.