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Medicines Optimisation, PGCert/PGDip/MSc

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, APR-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Medicines optimisation covers the processes and behaviours that determine how medicines are used by patients and the NHS. Effective medicines optimisation places the patient at the centre and acts as a key driver for NHS modernisation in the UK. This is a flexible distance-learning course for healthcare professionals working in the UK health sector and Students can work towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or MSc. Whether you work in primary or secondary care, a GP surgery, a community pharmacy or for a hospital trust, this course provides a full understanding of medicines optimisation in the NHS. Explore how optimisation contributes to getting the maximum benefits for patients and the best value for money. Study this course by distance learning and choose from a wide range of options to suit the focus of your clinical practice.

This degree equips you to work more closely with other healthcare professionals in primary care, particularly GPs and CCGs. At the same time, you develop clinical skills in your speciality areas of care and have the opportunity to qualify as a non-medical prescriber. This is a work-based programme. You must must already be working in an accredited workplace with an accredited educational supervisor. Students will also achieve PgDip and Pgcert awards during this course.

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University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    122 60%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    38th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    47th

    9

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