Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy

University College Cork


Course Name Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX03
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

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Expand+2 years part-time by Distance Learning.

Delivered entirely by distance learning. Apart from the final year exams, students are not required to attend the university. A compulsory induction webinar at the start of year 1 introduces students to the ...

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Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements
Candidates must hold a primary pharmacy degree from a School of Pharmacy that is approved by the Programme Committee;
They must be registered with the professional accreditation authority in the country in which t...

Course Content

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MSc Clinical Pharmacy is a two-year, part-time distance learning course specially designed for pharmacists employed in a healthcare setting, who want to enhance their clinical pharmacy knowledge and practice skills. Much of the ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Pathway 1

Pathway 1 of the course consists of 60 credits of taught modules (part 1) and 30 credits of a research project (part 2).

Part 1 - 60 credits:
PF6001 Biostatistics/Critical Appraisal (5 credits)

PF6005 Pharmacoeconomics (5 credits)...

Assessment Method


This course is assessed using a mixture of continuous assessment (assignments, exercises, multiple choice question exams and clinical case presentations) and written exams. Written examinations take place in UCC at the end of both years...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information

If you are interested in becoming a leader in clinical pharmacy services, our course will provide you with the skills you need. These include presentation skills, report writing, critical appraisal of drug therapies and rational drug use, pharmacoeconomic evaluation, research project management and medication safety management.
Further Enquiries Teresa Barbosa
+ 353 21 490 1792

Stephen Kearns
+353 21 4901797
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