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Advanced Pharmacy Practice, PgCert /PgDip /MSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Online
This Advanced Pharmacy Practice degree offered at the Robert Gordon University is a career-enhancing course that will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitude and competencies required for effective advanced pharmacy practice.

About

At the Robert Gordon University studying the Advanced Pharmacy Practice course has been designed to deliver a focused education on all competencies, skills and attitudes required to become an Advanced Practitioner.  You will have many opportunities to use experience of professional practice, enabling you to reflect analytically and self−critically. This is a career-enhancing course, throughout which you’ll become an independent and reflective life-long learner with the ability to make a positive impact on patient’s lives.

Job Prospects

Your employer will benefit from your completion of this course as it is designed to enable you to develop in the key competency areas for advanced practice including Pharmacist Independent Prescribing. This course has been designed in collaboration with employers in both primary and secondary care to ensure that the course is kept up-to-date and in line with current practice and the demands of the workplace. The multi-disciplinary nature of the course enhances its appeal to employers and as a result, career prospects are excellent.

Programme Structure

The content is mapped to relevant professional development frameworks enabling you to develop the relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies required for effective advanced pharmacy practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      + 1 week on campus

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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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

  • Applicants should have an 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in Pharmacy from a UK university, and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR
  • An integrated Master’s degree in Pharmacy (MPharm), and two years post-registration relevant work experience* OR
  • The Overseas Pharmacists' Assessment Programme qualification and two years post-registration relevant work experience*
  • Additionally, applicants must be registered as a Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

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

  • International

    2830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2830 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1680 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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UK/EU Students

  • £2,510 for stage 1
  • £2,510 for stage 2
  • £1,680 for stage 3
International Students
  • £4,260 for stage 1
  • £4,260 for stage 2
  • £2,830 for stage 3

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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