Clinical Pharmacy for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy, M.Sc. | Part time | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Pharmacy for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy

36 months
16900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Liverpool John Moores University's Clinical Pharmacy for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy MSc enables primary care and community pharmacy pharmacists to maximise their role within interprofessional settings. Aimed at pharmacists working in community pharmacies, general medical practices or hospital outpatient pharmacies operated by community providers. 


This Clinical Pharmacy for Primary Care and Community Pharmacy course from Liverpool John Moores University, reflects the evolving role of Pharmacists in primary care and at the interface with secondary care. It is closely aligned with the Government's published plans for the role of the Pharmacist in NHS England.

The programme aims to support you in developing your practice. It will serve as the base for successful and effective careers in Clinical Pharmacy, with those having completed the programme being equipped to effectively optimise patient care, make evidence-based recommendations around therapies and develop practice to directly benefit the patients and organisations they serve.


Completing the Clinical Pharmacy for Primary and Interface Care MSc, PG Diploma, PG Cert course will support you in developing your practices and new roles in community pharmacy and general medical practices, with prescribing and clinical pharmacy skills allowing you to begin delivering services immediately.

 This will help to improve job satisfaction and support new and innovative practices locally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medicines Optimisation in Long-term Conditions 
  • Practitioner Development in Primary Care and Community Pharmacy 
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare 
  • Research Project
  • Medicines Optimisation in Acute Conditions 
  • Medicines Optimisation in Community Pharmacy 
  • Independent Prescribing for Pharmacists 
  • Oncology Pharmacy Practice in Primary Care 
  • Fundamental Paediatric Pharmacy Practice 
  • Clinical Leadership in Medicines Optimisation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • to be a UK Pharmacist registered with the GPhC 
  • to be currently working in an appropriate UK pharmacy setting, with an opportunity to contribute to the clinical care of patients
  • Appropriate settings include: community pharmacies; outpatient pharmacies run by community providers; and general medical practices. If you are unsure whether your setting is appropriate and/or whether the opportunities to contribute to clinical care will be sufficient to allow you to complete the course, you should contact the Programme Leader
  • RPL is accepted on this programme.
  • You will be interviewed
  • You will need to provide a letter of support from your employer
  • All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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