36 months
Duration
1230 GBP/module
810 GBP/module
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About

The aim of the Pharmacy Practice programme from University of Hertfordshire is to equip practitioners with the core skills and competencies they require to provide pharmaceutical and patient care in their practice setting within a multidisciplinary team. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Students undertake the certificate in year 1 with progression to the diploma in year 2 and have the option of completing the MSc in year 3. The certificate and diploma develops core clinical pharmacy and therapeutic skills with a focus on the management of patients on acute and long-term conditions and patient safety. The Pharmacy Practice programme from University of Hertfordshire offers optional modules at the MSc level, including practice research modules and the Pharmacist Independent Prescribing module accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council. Minimum level criteria apply for students wishing to undertake the Pharmacist Independent Prescribing optional module and additional learning outcomes apply to this module.

Students undertake work-based learning that is supported by a recognised work-based tutor and attend study days at the university of Hertfordshire.

Why choose this course?

The programme offers

  • 2 year course for Diploma in Pharmacy Practice with the option of a third year for an MSc in Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical and therapeutic focused study days supported by out internationally renowned simulation suite
  • Directed learning with progression to self-directed learning
  • Learning and sharing of experiences with colleagues from other hospitals
  • Programme linked to the Foundation Pharmacy Framework
  • An opportunity for transferring credits/qualifications between universities participating within the JPB collaboration (subject to approval)
  • Historically, funding has always been available from Health Education, England.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Service Review and Improvement
  • Applied Therapeutics
  • Professional Development in the NHS (Work Based)
  • Pharmaceutical Care (Work Based)
  • Health Disciplines Project
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Project (ACPP)
  • Pharmacist Independent Prescribing 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

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

  • Applicants for the MSc in Pharmacy Practice should be registered Pharmacists in the UK with the General Pharmaceutical Council. Applicants must have a practice site and work-based tutor recognised by the University of Hertfordshire (transferrable within the JPB collaborative subject to approval). Please note the minimum level criteria for those wishing to undertake the Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists module.
  • Anyone wanting to undertake this course must comply with the Department of Health and Social Care immunisation guidelines which, from 1 April 2022, must now include the vaccine against Covid-19. This applies to all health and social care settings regulated by the Care Quality Commission and applies to all workers including students conducting placements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1230 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1230 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    810 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 810 GBP per module during 36 months.

per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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