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Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Queen's University Belfast

36 months
11430 GBP/year
6930 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice programme at Queen's University Belfast was developed following extensive consultation with pharmacists and their employers both within and beyond the United Kingdom. 

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The Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice programme at Queen's University Belfast provides a flexible study pathway that is designed to develop the therapeutic knowledge and clinical skills of pharmacists to an advanced level. 

The modules are designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework.

The programme is an amalgamation of our previous clinical pharmacy and community pharmacy programmes and is open to pharmacists in all employment sectors.

The MSc is studied entirely off-campus by distance-learning and is therefore open to pharmacists both within and outside the United Kingdom.

Career Prospects

Professional Opportunities

This programme will enhance opportunities to progress your career as a pharmacist to advanced practitioner level.

Pharmacists in Great Britain have an option to undertake independent prescribing (IP) training in the second year.

International students have the option to undertake clinical experience in the UK in Year 3.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medicines Optimisation 
  • Effective Communication & Consultation 
  • Management of Long-term Conditions 
  • Respiratory disease
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We advise you to apply as early as possible, particularly for those courses where there is a high demand for places.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed to meet the postgraduate education needs of pharmacists working in patient-facing roles, although applications are welcome from pharmacists working in any employment sector.
  • The programme is open to local, national and international applicants.
  • The University requires evidence that international applicants are competent in the use of English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11430 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11430 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6930 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £6930
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £6930
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB £6930
  • EU Other £11430
  • International £11430


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