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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

The Clinical Pharmacy course has been developed by healthcare professionals and academics to reflect the most relevant areas to a pharmacist’s practice. This is the only part-time MSc Clinical Pharmacy course in the North East of England. It runs on a distance learning basis and allows you to combine study with work and family commitments.

Course structure

Teaching and learning methods include online lectures, expert interviews, directed reading, case-based scenarios, research, tutorials and online tutor support. The conferences will involve master classes delivered by experts in their field, supported by workshop-based sessions.

Assessment on the course includes: examinations (written and OSCE-style), work-based portfolio mapped to competencies outlined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Foundation Pharmacy Framework (you will require a mentor* in practice to facilitate this) and case-based coursework tasks.

On completing this course you will be equipped with the advanced skills and knowledge specifically needed for promotion in roles such as:

  • Specialist clinical pharmacist
  • Pharmacist with a special interest
  • Senior clinical pharmacist

A promotion to a higher band of pay can quickly ensure a good return on your investment in the course. Within the NHS, salaries for specialist clinical pharmacist are rated as Band 7 (up to around £40,000).

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    123 54%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    41st

    15

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