Modules on this course include:
- Pharmacy, Law, Ethics and Practice (60 credits)
This module will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to practise legally and safely as a pharmacist in the UK. Areas covered in this module include legal and regulatory aspects of pharmacy practice; the dispensing process; the public health role of the pharmacist; and pharmaceutical calculations.
- Clinical Therapeutics (60 credits)
This module will extend your ability to respond appropriately to clinical situations. You will cover core therapeutic areas including epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and evidence-based treatment strategies. You will also gain experience of clinical case scenarios, ‘expert’ patients, patient simulators and practical sessions where you will be taught physical examination techniques.
- Research Methods for Pharmaceutical Practice and Masters Research Project (60 credits)
This module covers a wide range of topics for conducting scientific research from conceptualising research to statistical analysis. You will gain both a theoretical and practical framework for conducting pharmaceutical practice research. You are expected to apply this knowledge in the project report where you will focus on a particular area of a hospital, community or general practice.
There are two routes for this programme - a Postgraduate Diploma route in which you must achieve 120 credits from 'Pharmacy, Law, Ethics and Practice' and 'Clinical Therapeutics', and a Masters route in which you must achieve 180 credits.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.