Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists (Level 7) - 45 credits

Independent Prescribing (IP) is becoming an essential skill for pharmacists, to enhance their existing role or to act as a catalyst for role change. Our dedicated IP Team continues to develop the curriculum to ensure you meet the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) learning outcomes and are appropriately prepared for your future prescribing practice.

Month of entry

  • September and February

Mode of study

  • Part time


Subject area

  • Pharmacy

Fees for 2023/24 academic year

  • UK - Part time £2,950

Duration of study

  • 6 months

Why study Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists (Level 7) - 45 credits at Keele University?

1st in the UK to receive accreditation by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Learn from tutors who are qualified prescribers
Our programme is approved by the General Pharmaceutical Council
The distance learning format of the course enables you to study where and when it is most convenient
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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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