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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

    SEP

  • 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.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    27th

  • 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 85 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 welcome service, an orientation programme (five days in September and four days in January), and events.

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.26 85%

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    99 99%

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    4.01 80%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    98 98%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    8th

    7

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