Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy

University College Cork

 

Course Name Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCCP
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 30 June 2022.

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1. Choose Course
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Duration 2 years part-time online.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
This programme will be taught online.
Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Costs
The EU fee for this course is €4,230 (Year 1) €4,230 (Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €8,300 per year.

Deposits:
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Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirements
Candidates must hold a Primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8 or equivalent) from a School of Pharmacy that is approved by the Programme Committee;

They must be registered with the professional accreditation authori...

Comment

Expand+Course Practicalities
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 structure of the pro...

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 learni...

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)
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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. For some modules, there is a clinical case presentation along with the exam at the end of the academic year. Students in year 2 of the course will complete their research project.
Number of Credits 90
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 Dr Teresa Barbosa
t.barbosa@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 4901792

Aisha Murphy
aisha.murphy@ucc.ie
+353 21 4901663
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