Clinical Pharmacy for Secondary and Tertiary Care, Master | Part time | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
MSc, PgCert, PgDip On Campus

Clinical Pharmacy for Secondary and Tertiary Care

36 months
16900 GBP/year
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Train to become a Clinical Pharmacist on this Clinical Pharmacy for Secondary and Tertiary Care course offered at Liverpool John Moores University, which is mapped to pharmacy practice frameworks and offers excellent teaching standards.


Clinical Pharmacy for Secondary and Tertiary Care course offered at Liverpool John Moores University is aimed at pharmacists working in clinical roles in secondary or tertiary care centres. 

The course caters for registered pharmacists employed in secondary care and is tailored for graduates in the early stages of their career. It enables pharmacists to appreciate the problems encountered by other healthcare professionals by promoting an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of healthcare. 

By promoting a rigorous scientific approach to clinical pharmaceutical problems, you are able to act as a clinical adviser. The course will extend your knowledge of therapeutics, increasing your value as a specialist in drug-related matters and enhancing your powers of communication and logical argument.


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.

Pharmacists are in high demand all over the world and a career in Pharmacy is both focused and rewarding. Under the Agenda for Change, many 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Medicines Optimisation 
  • Medicines Optimisation in Hospitals
  • Developing Hospital Pharmacists’ Practice
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

an honours degree in pharmacy or equivalent

Other requirements

General requirements

  • to be a UK registered (GPhC) pharmacist working in a Secondary Care role in North West England, with an opportunity to contribute to the clinical care of patients
  • a term of employment sufficient to allow completion of the registered course (1 year for PgCert and 2 years for Diploma). This does not apply to those applying to 'top-up' a Clinical Pharmacy PgDip to the MSc
If you wish to complete the optional prescribing qualification you must:
  • have at least two years of post-registration experience
  • nominate a Designated Medical Practitioner who meets the GPhC and University standards
  • have the opportunity to undertake sufficient prescribing practice to meet course requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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