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Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice MSc

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Why this course?

This unique course enables pharmacists (registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council) to come together in a small peer-group learning environment to develop as advanced clinical practitioners. The course is flexible with a choice of classes that look at specific practice and personal development needs.

The MSc Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice is designed to produce highly skilled practitioners who can improve patient care by driving forward innovation in all areas of pharmacy practice through delivery of the Scottish Government’s Vision and Action Plan: Prescription for Excellence

The Independent Prescribing (IP) qualification is included within the course as an optional 30-credit module; practitioners who have already completed the IP qualification will receive 30 credits for prior learning and the requirements for each award will be reduced by 30 credits.

What you’ll study

This course consists of a series of optional classes.

Successful completion of 60 credits from any combination of classes leads to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate. The award of a Postgraduate Diploma requires 120 credits. The MSc requires 180 credits, which includes a project and class in research skills.

Assessment

Assessment is through both written assignments and practical observation/examinations and submission of a manuscript (MSc students only).

Careers

The course prepares you to develop and grow your clinical career to prepare you for senior clinical leadership appointments in variable healthcare settings. For example:

  • appointments as principal clinical pharmacist
  • clinical pharmacy lead within a managed healthcare in hospital or primary care
  • clinical pharmacist independent prescriber within a speciality with your own clinical caseload.

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University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 46 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    218 96%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    43rd

    2

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