Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Clinical Pharmacy Practice - Advanced
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104810 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 3 years part-time.

Normally, the part-time Masters programme is completed between three and five years. Credit may be awarded for previous relevant postgraduate qualifications, which can reduce the duration to two years. When necessary, students can exit with a PG Certificate or PG Diploma qualification in less than three years. This programme is not available for full-time study.
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Entry Requirements

This course is designed to meet the postgraduate education needs of pharmacists working in patient-facing roles, although applications are welcome from pharmacists working in any employment sector.

The programme is open to local, nation...

Course Content

The MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice is designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework, through a rigorous programm...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Core modules:
Medicines Optimisation (10 Credits)
Effective Communication & Consultation Skills (10 Credits)
Management of Long-term Conditions (20 Credits)
PLUS Two from the 10 Credit options listed below

Year 2
Core modules:

Assessment Method Assessment includes coursework assignments, online tests and a written examination in each of the first and second years. In addition, competency assessments, practice portfolios and Observed Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) are included in the Independent Prescribing option and a dissertation in the MSc stage.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
This programme will enhance opportunities to progress your career as a pharmacist to advanced practitioner level.

Pharmacists in Great Britain have an option to undertake non-medical prescriber training in the second year.

International students have the option to undertake clinical experience in the UK during the MSc stage.
Further Enquiries Dr Brian McCaw 
Distance Learning Centre Manager
School of Pharmacy
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