• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy programme from De Montfort University has been designed to meet the professional development requirements of pharmacists working in a wide variety of sectors and environments.

About

The Clinical Pharmacy programme from De Montfort University is a blend of clinical and practice modules with real life applications. The course requires minimal attendance and incorporates a blend of learning to meet the individual needs of students.

DMU values the student experience and prides itself in the support it offers to postgraduate students. The course aims to improve your approach to patient care and enhance your employability skills.

Reasons to study Clinical Pharmacy at DMU:

  • The course continually evolves to meet the needs of a profession which is constantly changing
  • The course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent clinical pharmacists
  • The course aims to instil a commitment to life-long learning by enhancing and developing your learning skills
  • You will be supported on your postgraduate journey with a highly motivated and experienced team     

Graduate careers

The specialist and learning skills you acquire are highly sought after in many different sectors of practice. Having an MSc is recognised by many employers as a stepping stone in career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practice Foundations
  • Clinical Foundations
  • Clinical Practice  
  • Public Health
  • Quality improvement
  • Practice Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • PG Certificate - one year part time 
      • PG Diploma - two years part-time 
      • MSc - three years and 4 months part-time
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits

    PgCert: 60 creditsPgDip: 120 creditsMSc: 180 credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Students must have a second class honours, lower division, degree in pharmacy, or above, or equivalent degree qualification
  • Registration as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Pharmaceutical Council of Northern Ireland, or Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland
  • Practising in a patient facing role at least one day a week

The University may consider accreditation of prior learning if the student has done similar courses at a different university.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    555 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 555 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • EU/EEA - £555  per 15 credits.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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