Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals

Swansea University

12 months
2600 GBP/year
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This one-year Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals programme from Swansea University will equip you with the competency to practise within current legislation as an independent or supplementary non-medical prescriber.


The Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals programme from Swansea University is delivered through our College of Human and Health Sciences, so you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment. 

According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the college was of international or world-leading quality.

Our teaching team has a strong background in academic support at all levels, including the specific demands of work-based learning.

You may be eligible to have your tuition fees covered through a Welsh Government bursary.

We have strong links with professional practice and academic research networks in Europe and around the world, so your learning is informed by the latest policy and practice developments.

Career opportunities

Your postgraduate qualification in Non-Medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professionals opens up rewarding opportunities for further study and career development in your chosen specialty, including in research, education, policy development, and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Assessment and Decision Making in Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Pharmacology Principles and Practice 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You can apply for this course if you:

  • have a prescribing budget in place
  • meet specific entry requirements set by Healthcare Professions Council
  • be approved by Health Board Prescribing Lead and Clinical Manager
  • hold a current criminal identity check to meet specific requirements of their professional body
  • have identified an appropriately qualified designated medical practitioner
  • demonstrate ability to study at academic Level  7
  • recognition of previous learning is not applicable for this programme. Part accreditation of a module, regardless of previous learning or experience, isn't possible
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) have no specific requirements for allied health professionals (AHPs) but they must be suitably experienced and established in the role in which they wish to prescribe. 

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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