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Medicines Optimisation - PCert, PDip, MSc

Medway School of Pharmacy

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Learn how Medicines Optimisation is used to determine how medicines are used by patients and the NHS. Effective medicines optimisation places the patient as the primary focus of interventions by healthcare professionals and is a key driver for NHS modernisation in the UK. Become proficient in planning clinical and cost-effective medicines use in the context of the holistic consideration of patient needs.

One pathway to the MSc includes the chance for you to qualify as an independent/supplementary prescriber.

Programme aims

This programme aims to:

equip healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to medicines management services and to individual drug therapy decisions in primary and secondary care.
enable you to incorporate your learning directly into your workplace and to rise to the challenges presented by the new, patient-centred NHS.

Careers

Graduates who obtain their PhD from Kent or Greenwich are highly sought after by prospective employers, both within the UK and overseas. Destinations for doctoral graduates include university academic departments, research institutes and leading pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies.

The taught postgraduate programmes are designed to promote the continuing professional development by providing sought-after skills. The programmes are beneficial for those who wish to develop their skills and/or to take the next step in their career.

Students can also exit with Pgdip/PgCert awards.

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University information

Medway School of Pharmacy

  • Campus address

    Medway School of Pharmacy, Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Chatham, Medway, ME4 4TB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    128 56%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    35th

    3

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