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Advanced Pharmacy Practice

24 months
4680 GBP/module
2770 GBP/module
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This Advanced Pharmacy Practice degree offered at the Robert Gordon University will equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitude and competencies required for effective practice.


This Advanced Pharmacy Practice degree offered at the Robert Gordon University has been designed to deliver a focused education, with content mapped to relevant professional development frameworks so you develop the skills sought after by employers.

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 patients' lives.

The Pharmacist Independent Prescribing qualification is incorporated in the diploma stage.

Job Prospects

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. 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Pharmaceutical Care Planning
  • Therapeutics
  •  Pharmaceutical Care Planning
  • Therapeutics
  • Pharmacist Independent Prescribing
  • Managing Long Term Conditions
  • Advanced Concepts of Improving Health and Wellbeing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4680 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4680 GBP per module during 24 months.
  • National

    2770 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2770 GBP per module during 24 months.

UK/EU Students 

  • £1,830 for stage 3 

International Students

  • £3,120 for stage 3


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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