University of Hertfordshire - MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice

University of Hertfordshire

MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice

The MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice programme is a one year of full-time course that is suitable for pharmacists who have at least 6 months patient-facing post registration experience.  

The programme provides an opportunity to study a wide range of pharmacy practice, medicines management and public health related theory and to explore the professional practice of pharmacy in a clinical pharmacy setting.  

MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice with extended placement

This pathway builds on the MSc Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Practice to allow students to demonstrate an advanced knowledge and systematic understanding of pharmaceutical care delivery in a hospital setting. This will be achieved by students undertaking 6 months of clinical rotations based in local NHS hospitals. 

Entry Requirements

You must be a registered pharmacist in your home country with at least 6-months of patient facing practice in a hospital and a good bachelor’s degree in pharmacy (at least 55% GPA) or equivalent.

You will need a secure IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent with a minimum of 6.0 in any band. International Students should be aware that this course does not lead to registration to practice as a pharmacist in the UK.

Career Prospects

This programme offers excellent opportunities for continuing professional development for practicing pharmacists to enhance career opportunities. 

Work placement

There is an in-course work placement for international students.

Course Details

Teaching methods are varied including lectures, seminars, workshops and practice placements with specialist clinical pharmacist teacher practitioners and lecturers who are expert in their field. Students are encouraged to develop and utilise the skills of life-long learners.

Clinical pharmacy in practice
Core competencies in pharmacy practice
Leadership in practice
project (ACPP)
Work-based learning for pharmacists

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