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PgCert Independent Prescribing

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Queen's University Belfast

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Independent Prescribing for pharmacists is designed for pharmacists in Northern Ireland who wish to train and qualify as non-medical independent prescribers.

The Postgraduate Certificate can be undertaken as a stand-alone course or can be combined into a larger programme of study (see Advanced Pharmacy Practice course).

If you are employed as a pharmacist in Great Britain and wish to train as an Independent Prescriber, please visit our PG Cert in Prescribing for Pharmacists.

Career Prospects

Professional Opportunities

This PG Certificate in Independent Prescribing enhances the opportunities for pharmacists in Northern Ireland to progress their career through annotation on the pharmacy register as an independent prescriber. This course is accredited by the both the Pharmacy Regulator in GB (GPhC) and the Pharmacy Regulator in NI (PSNI).

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 77 3

    4th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    36th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    39th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    153 69%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    6th

    2

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