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Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Community Placement MSc

Clinical Pharmacy Practice with Community Placement MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This course is suitable if you are anoverseas pharmacist who is currently practising in your respective country and want to enhance your clinical expertise and gain hands-on experience of pharmacy practice within the UK.

This degree offers a unique blend of knowledge and training with practical experience adapted for the most popular career pathways in the pharmacy profession.As part of the course you will have a work placement in a community pharmacy.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will focus on the application of an integrated knowledge base to inform decision-making and problem-solving of issues regarding pharmaceutical care of individual patients. It will have a strong focus on problem solving and pharmaceutical care planning whilst also introducing a variety of therapeutic areas and their management. Students will develop and apply their clinical pharmacy and critical evaluation skills to a variety of patient cases and commonly encountered scenarios.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* A minimum of a second class honours degree in Pharmacy or its international equivalent

* Current registration with the relevant regulatory authority to practice as a Pharmacist in any jurisdiction

* A letter confirming good standing from a relevant body under which you have worked, prior to your application

* At least 3-months relevant work experience before starting the course

You will be required to undertake an Occupational Health screening, and/or Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service checks upon admission to, and at certain other points during the course. If you have not completed courses of all relevant vaccinations, you will be advised to do so; which occasionally can incur a charge by your doctor. If there are any further medical reports required you may incur additional costs. The commencement of placement will be subject to your satisfactorily completion of fitness to practice declarations.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages