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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This programme is available for those who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy.

This MSc course offers you the opportunity to gain a Masters level qualification to develop you in your role as a clinical pharmacist.

The MSc in Clinical Pharmacy is a 180 credit level 7 qualification that has been designed to support your development as a pharmacist in your early career or if you are planning to change healthcare sector. Having completed the Postgraduate Clinical Pharmacy Diploma, by undertaking this masters programme, you will achieve a higher degree whilst you gain the knowledge, skills and professional values and behaviours a pharmacist needs to contribute effectively to the provision of healthcare.

Through completing this programme, you will learn how to address the complex health related challenges faced by patients and the population as a whole. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding and critical awareness of your role as a pharmacist and that of the pharmacy profession in a changing healthcare environment. This will include an understanding of the structure, organisation and funding of the health service, how resources are managed and how services are deemed to be clinically and cost effective.

This programme will also support you to become a confident independent learner and critical thinker and will embed the principles of quality improvement and using research to develop an evidence base. You’ll be supported to enhance your consultation and communication skills and to make decisions in complex clinical situations that may be acute or chronic. This will include an understanding of risk and how it can be managed or mitigated through appropriate quality management and clinical governance frameworks. You will embed the principles of shared decision making and multidisciplinary team-working in your practice.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 46 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    157 71%

    7th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    7th

    14

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