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Advanced Pharmacy Practice (with Independent Prescribing)

Queen's University Belfast

M.Sc. Online
36 months
Duration
11430 GBP/year
6750 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Advanced Pharmacy Practice (with Independent Prescribing) programme at Queen's University Belfast is designed for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to progress to Advanced Practitioner level (AfC Band 8a).

Overview

Stage 1 (PG Diploma stage) aims to develop the student's knowledge of therapeutics in several key areas and includes Independent Prescribing (IP) training, delivered by NICPLD.

In stage 2 (MSc stage), students receive training in research and data analysis methods and are required to undertake a service evaluation/development project.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice (With Independent Prescribing) Highlights

In the independent prescribing modules, students undertake clinical skills training in the clinical skills teaching laboratories at Queen's.

World Class Facilities

The School of Pharmacy at Queen's is acknowledged as a leading centre for Pharmacy teaching and research in the UK, consistently featuring at or near the top of league tables for the subject.

Career Prospects

Introduction

This Advanced Pharmacy Practice (with Independent Prescribing) programme at Queen's University Belfast enhances the opportunities for hospital-based pharmacists in Northern Ireland to progress their career to Advanced Practitioner level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Therapeutics
  • Person-centred care and collaboration
  • Disease management
  • Clinical skills
  • Professionalism
  • Research in Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Practice Development 
  • Practice Research Project 
  • Advanced Practice Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A primary degree in Pharmacy (minimum Bachelor Degree) from an institution approved by the University. Additionally all applicants must:

  • have identified a designated medical practitioner prior to commencing the prescribing modules;
  • have completed the NICPLD foundation/vocational training (VT) programme or must be able to demonstrate equivalent experience;
  • be employed as a hospital pharmacist.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11430 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11430 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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Advanced Pharmacy Practice (with Independent Prescribing)
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