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Medicines Optimisation

University of Greenwich

12 months
2300 GBP/module
2300 GBP/module
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Get the skills you need to contribute effectively to medicines management and drug therapy decisions with a Master’s in Medicines Optimisation at University of Greenwich.


Medicines Optimisation at University of Greenwich covers the processes and behaviours that determine how medicines are used by patients and the NHS. Effective medicines optimisation places the patient at the centre and acts as a key driver for NHS modernisation in the UK.

What you should know about this course

  • This is a flexible distance-learning course for healthcare professionals working in the UK health sector
  • Students can work towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or MSc
  • Equip yourself to work with other healthcare professionals in primary care, particularly GPs and CCGs, while developing clinical skills in your specialist area of care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medicines Management in Practice 
  • Consultation and Communication in Practice: Patients as Partners
  • Using Evidence Effectively  
  • Medication Review in Practice 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We have no formal deadlines for applications submitted to the university, however, you should make sure to apply as soon as possible. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must be pharmacists, nurses or allied health professionals (AHPs) registered with the relevant UK professional body and working in the NHS or similar UK-based health system providing direct patient care.
  • They must have a first degree in a relevant subject from an EU university. Equivalent qualifications from a non-EU university may be acceptable, but this will be assessed on an individual basis.
  • Students must have direct access to patients in order to complete the assignments in many of the courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2300 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2300 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • National

    2300 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2300 GBP per module during 12 months.


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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