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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Hertfordshire

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    01-SEP-21, 01-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About the course

The aim of the MSc Pharmacy Practice programme is to equip practitioners with the core skills and competencies they require to provide pharmaceutical and patient care in their practice setting within a multidisciplinary team. Students undertake the certificate in year 1 with progression to the diploma in year 2 and have the option of completing the MSc in year 3. The certificate and diploma develops core clinical pharmacy and therapeutic skills with a focus on the management of patients on acute and long-term conditions and patient safety. The programme offers optional modules at the MSc level, including practice research modules and the Pharmacist Independent Prescribing module accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council. Minimum level criteria apply for students wishing to undertake the Pharmacist Independent Prescribing optional module and additional learning outcomes apply to this module. Students undertake work-based learning that is supported by a recognised work-based tutor and attend study days at the university of Hertfordshire.

Why choose this course?

The programme offers 2 year course for Diploma in Pharmacy Practice with the option of a 3rd year for an MSc in Pharmacy Practice Clinical and therapeutic focused study days supported by out internationally renowned simulation suite Directed learning with progression to self-directed learning Learning and sharing of experiences with colleagues from other hospitals Programme linked to the Foundation Pharmacy Framework An opportunity for transferring credits/qualifications between universities participating within the JPB collaboration (subject to approval) Historically, funding has always been available from Health Education, England.

What will I study?

The course has been developed in partnership with Joint Programmes Board (JPB) London, East and South East England. Our school, at the University of Hertfordshire offers world-class teaching and learning facilities, including Europe's largest medical simulation laboratory.

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University information

University of Hertfordshire

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 46 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    109 48%

    41st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    32nd

    16

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