MSc Clinical Pharmacy / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
MSc 3 years PT, PGDip 2 years PT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree in pharmacy (minimum Lower Second or equivalent).

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

100 places (including 40 for the blended route)

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y
PGDip N N N Y

Course overview

Royal Pharmaceutical Society accreditation
This course is accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society as a Foundation School.
  • Develop your clinical, leadership and research skills while working as a pharmacist thanks to our part-time distance and blended learning options.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2019).
  • Our course is one of only a handful of courses that is accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society as a Foundation School.
  • Open up a new career in pharmacy or go into research upon completion of this course
  • Community pharmacists in England can access this programme fully funded.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,150 in year 1 and 2, £4,200 in year 3
    International students (per annum): £7,200 in year 1 and 2, £9,600 in year 3
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,150 per annum
    International students (per annum): £7,200 in year 1 and 2, £9,600 in year 3
  • Modular (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1,200 per 15 credit module
    International students (per annum): £2,700 per 15 credit module

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are fixed for international students, for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees .

Always contact the department via  pgtaught.pharmacy@manchester.ac.uk if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Health Education England (HEE) funding

Community pharmacists in England can access this programme fully funded. Find out more at Pharmacist CPD .

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (School of Health Sciences) offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2020.

The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • have graduated since 2015;
  • are registered for an MSc, PGDip or PGCert course at Manchester;
  • hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
  • have home or overseas fee status;
  • are applying for full- or part-time study;
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0604
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/pharmacy/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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