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MSc Clinical Pharmacy at The University of Manchester
MSc Clinical Pharmacy
Develop your clinical knowledge and pursue your own interests through our flexible accredited master's course.

MSc Clinical Pharmacy / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

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.
  • Mix and match course units to tailor learning to suit your own career goals.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 16th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • 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.

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 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 in year 1 and 2, £4,000 in year 3
    International students (per annum): £6,900 in year 1 and 2, £9,200 in year 3
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 per annum
    International students (per annum): £6,900 in year 1 and 2, £9,200 in year 3
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 per annum
    International students (per annum): £6,900 in year 1 and 2, £9,200 in year 3
  • Modular (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credit module
    International students (per annum): £1,100 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.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of £1,000 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 2019. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2018 or are graduating in 2019;
  • hold a first class 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

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

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