Clinical Pharmacy Practice - MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Capitalising on over 20 years experience delivering flexible distance learning to support the continuing professional development (CPD) of practicing pharmacists, Keele’s Clinical Pharmacy Practice programme allows you to improve your clinical and professional knowledge and skills at a time, place and pace that suits you. You can tailor your study to your interests and educational needs, choosing from over 25 different modules covering skills-based and clinical topics. Designed for pharmacists working in any patient-facing sector of practice, including hospital, community or GP practice, our CPD embraces foundation level training through to advanced practice and ultimately your master’s qualification.

Month of entry

  • Monthly intake for our flexible pathway, January for PG Cert and PG Dip, February for MSc

Mode of study

  • Online programme, Part time


Subject area

  • Pharmacy

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • MSc Year (60 credits) - £4,250
    PG Dip (120 credits) - £4,250 (per year of study)
    PG Cert (60 credits) - £4,250

Duration of study

  • Part time by distance learning over 1-5 years. The Programme is flexible in that it allows you to finish your studies at one of three postgraduate levels - PgCert, PgDip, MSc.

Why study Clinical Pharmacy Practice at Keele University?

Ranked top 20 in the UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy (The Complete University Guide 2022), modules are annually updated with input from specialist pharmacists working in practice.
Part-time distance learning allows you to personalise CPD to your educational needs, experience and qualifications.
Course learning outcomes map to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Frameworks to help you advance your career and evidence your CPD.
Option to receive Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice (Independent Prescribing) by studying our highly-regarded Independent Prescribing Course (N.B. This requires attendance at four study days).
Centre for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning (CPD4ALL) has a reputation for stimulating courses which meet the needs of pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.
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Lisa Cotton, Clinical Pharmacy Practice

"I knew that I wanted to continue to develop and progress as a healthcare professional. I knew that the postgraduate diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice at Keele was the perfect course for me to enrol on due to the expertise and support that I had had during my undergraduate study."

Lisa, Clinical Pharmacy Practice

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