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Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #310 (QS) Online
MSc Clinical Pharmacy is a two-year, part-time distance learning course specially designed for pharmacists employed in a healthcare setting, who want to enhance their clinical pharmacy knowledge and practice skills. Much of the learning is case-based so scientific and professional elements are integrated.

About

 The course is designed to maximise contact between student and tutor while allowing distance learning via the internet and through teleconferences/webinars with experienced medical and pharmacy practitioners.

This course is assessed using a mixture of continuous assessment (assignments, exercises, multiple choice question exams and clinical case presentations) and written exams.

Continuous assessment work is submitted regularly and discussed at compulsory teleconferences.

Written examinations take place in UCC at the end of both years. For some modules, there is a clinical case presentation along with the exam at the end of the academic year.

Students in year 2 of the course will complete their research project

Our academic staff include pharmacists, medical doctors, health economists, pharmacologists and biostatisticians. MSc in Clinical Pharmacy contributing practitioners. Contributors are identified in each module and contact can be made directly or through the course co-ordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Biostatistics/Critical Appraisal
  • Pharmacotherapy I
  • Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Rational Use of Drugs
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacotherapy II
  • Pharmacotherapy III
  • Biostatistics/Critical Appraisal
  • Pharmacotherapy III
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    90 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Students must hold a primary pharmacy degree from a School of Pharmacy that is approved by the Programme Committee.
  • They must be registered with the professional accreditation authority in the country in which they are practising.
  • Ideally candidates should have practical experience in their area of qualifications of at least two years post-registration.
  • All students will be required to have full access to computer and internet facilities and to be computer literate.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3990 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3990 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

  • Postgraduate Bursaries for taught full-time postgraduate programmes confirmed for 2014/2015.
  • Graduate Skills Conversion Programme (GSCP) Funding - Graduate Skills funding for 2013/2014 to be confirmed by the Higher Education Authority
  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Graduate Studies Funding Information, 2014-2015.
  • Student Assistance Fund

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