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Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care

Liverpool John Moores University

Master
36 months
Duration
2750 GBP/year
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About

Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care at Liverpool John Moores University enables primary care Pharmacists and those at the interface with secondary care to embrace their role in interprofessional settings.

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Overview

Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care at Liverpool John Moores University is Aimed at pharmacists working in community pharmacies, general medical practices or hospital outpatient pharmacies operated by community providers.

This course reflects the evolving role of Pharmacists in primary care and at the interface with secondary care. It is closely aligned with the Government's published plans for the role of the Pharmacist in NHS England.

 

The programme aims to support you in developing your practice in line with the RPS Foundation Pharmacy Framework. It will serve as the base for successful and effective careers in Clinical Pharmacy, with those having completed the programme being equipped to effectively optimise patient care, make evidence-based recommendations around therapies and develop practice to directly benefit the patients and organisations they serve.

Career

LJMU has an excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work or further study six months after graduation. Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences is a partner with the Centre for Pharmacy Innovation (CfPI). The CfPI provides excellent links with community pharmacy and secondary care, through the other partners, Lloyds Pharmacies and The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS FT. These links have helped to support the development of this programme and provide assurance regarding the relevance of the course and its content.

Completing the Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care MSc, PG Diploma, PG Cert course will support you in applying for new roles in general medical practices, with prescribing and clinical pharmacy skills allowing you to begin delivering services immediately. In other 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Therapeutics for Clinical Practice (PgCert) 
  • Optimising Patient Care (PgCert) 
  • Improving Healthcare Practice (PgDip) 
  • Research Project (MSc) 

Optional

  • Foundations of Leadership and Development - Non-prescribing Pathway (PgDip) 
  • Clinical Skills - Prescribing Pathway (PgDip) 
  • Prescribing Effectively in Practice - Prescribing Pathway (PgDip) 
  • Therapeutics in Specialist Clinical Practice - Prescribing Pathway (PgDip) 
  • Person-centred Care - Non-prescribing Pathway (PgDip) 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need to be a pharmacist registered with the GPhC, hold a good degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent) and be currently working in an appropriate pharmacy setting in England, with an opportunity to contribute to the clinical care of patients. Appropriate settings include: community pharmacies; outpatient pharmacies run by community providers; and general medical practices.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Postgraduate students have a range of funding options available to them:

  • Postgraduate taught students funding
  • Postgraduate research students funding
  • Teacher training funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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