Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, Master | Part time | The University of Exeter | Exeter, United Kingdom
6 months
Duration
2300 GBP/full
2300 GBP/full
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About

The Independent and Supplementary Prescribing programme at The University of Exeter is designed to help you achieve accreditation for annotation as an Independent or Supplementary Prescriber on the GPhC, NMC or HCPC registers.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • The Independent and Supplementary Prescribing programme at The University of Exeter offers blended online learning supported by minimal face-to-face contact days with communication and clinical skills training within our Clinical Skills Resource Centre
  • Problem Based Learning (PBL) scenarios allow students to tailor their learning to their own needs and develop personal learning objectives.
  • Expert tutors and guest lecturers will be invited from a range of clinical and research backgrounds
  • Can be taken as a standalone module or the credit can be used towards the MSc Clinical Pharmacy programme, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme or the Advanced Clinical Practice Degree Apprenticeship
  • Acquiring this qualification and Independent or Supplementary prescriber status will enable you to seek extended roles in clinical practice as a non-medical prescribing practitioner

Careers

You will already be a registered health professional in employment in a UK healthcare setting. Acquiring this qualification and Independent/Supplementary prescriber status will enable you to seek extended roles in clinical practice as an autonomous prescribing practitioner. In addition, the ability to tailor some of the assessments to an area of practice will enable you to further your clinical interests.

Programme Structure

Features include:
  • Online learning supported by face-to-face contact days
  • Problem Based Learning - patient case-based activities that reflect the challenges of current clinical practice
  • Communication and clinical skills training within our Clinical Skills Resource Centre
  • Supportive, enthusiastic and clinically active tutors
  • Increase your professional expertise and status and enhance your career prospects
  • Complete the course to obtain a Practice Certificate in Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (as appropriate to your profession)
  • Can be taken as a standalone module or the credit can be used towards the MSc Clinical Pharmacy programme, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice programme or the Advanced Clinical Practice Degree Apprenticeship

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.  A personal statement, detailing your reasons for seeking to undertake this subject, will be required. 

Entry requirements vary by regulator. Please check you meet the specific requirements below:

  • GPhC/PSNI
  • GPhC/PSNI registered pharmacist with at least two years of appropriate patient-orientated experience in a UK hospital, community or primary care setting following qualification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2300 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    2300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2300 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 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.

Our partners

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
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