Postgraduate Courses

The School of Pharmacy are proud to provide a wide range of Postgraduate Taught Courses. The following are the courses that we can offer you:

Advanced Professional Practice

The Advanced Professional Practice Programme offers a choice of two pathways to enable healthcare professionals to develop their skills as an advanced practitioner. The ‘Open Learn’ pathway allows students to build a bespoke course to meet their individual learning needs, whilst the ‘Clinical Pharmacy for General Practice’ pathway enables pharmacists to develop the skills required for working in general practice.

 

Certificate in Research and Evaluation

The Certificate in Research and Evaluation offers pharmacists the opportunity to develop their research skills in the context of their professional practice.

 

Clinical Pharmacy Practice 

The Clinical Pharmacy Practice Programme offers offers a wider view of healthcare and the opportunity for  pharmacists working in all sectors of practice to enhance their knowledge, skills and confidence to be able to extend their clinical and professional role as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

 

Doctorate in Pharmacy

The Professional Doctorate (DPharm) provides the opportunity for pharmacists to achieve the highest academic qualification in a progressive way related to their professional and career development.

 

Independent Prescribing

The Independent Prescribing preparatory programme is a six month course designed to meet the learning outcomes required by the GPhC for registration as a prescribing pharmacist. It may be taken as a 'stand alone' course, leading to a Certificate in Prescribing Studies or as part of our Clinical Pharmacy Practice Programme Diploma programme.

 

Professional MSc

The Professional MSc is common to all our principle programmes i.e.Community Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Prescribing Studies and Advanced Professional Practice.

The Advanced Professional Practice Programme offers a choice of three pathways to enable healthcare professionals to develop their skills as an advanced practitioner. The ‘Pharmacy’ pathway links with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Faculty professional recognition framework, the ‘Open Learn’ pathway allows students to build a bespoke course to meet their individual learning needs, whilst the ‘Clinical Pharmacy for General Practice’ pathway enables pharmacists to develop the skills required for working in general practice.