36 months
785 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Pharmacy Practice programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is informed by the latest developments in primary and secondary care. You’ll learn how to meet the challenges of current and emerging practice roles across all healthcare sectors.

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Why study with us

  • Learn from practitioners who are experts in their field, as well as academic staff who will deliver your specialist training.
  • You’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage patients in different clinical areas.
  • You can qualify as an Independent Prescriber within our programme.

Learning and assessment

The Advanced Pharmacy Practice programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is delivered through blended learning, using a variety of methods and online platforms supplemented with face-to-face delivery on our campus.

Where face-to-face sessions are scheduled, active learning strategies will be used wherever possible. Generally, each module will be supported by a minimum of a one-day face-to-face masterclass, with the exception of the research project module and the independent prescribing module.

Face-to-face sessions are an opportunity for you to discuss with the experts in each field how patient care is maximised through real life examples.

Your assessment methods will mainly be linked to working practice and how learning has been applied into everyday practice. The range of assessment methods includes: case studies, portfolio and observed structured clinical examinations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Pharmacy 
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Integrated Care
  • Acute and Emergency Care
  • Mental Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a Pharmacy degree and be currently registered as a Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Applicants must be working in or able to access a practice environment that will enable them to meet and achieve the course learning outcomes
  • Applications will be considered on its merits and in the light of the nature and scope of the programme

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    785 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 GBP per year during 36 months.

per 20 credits

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 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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