MSc Clinical Pharmacy / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

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

English language

International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system. We ask for English language proof from applicants from countries that are not majority English-speaking countries (a list of majority English-speaking countries, as defined by the UK Home Office, can be found here ).

  • IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing;
  • TOEFL: 90 iBT (with at least 21 in writing and speaking).

See further information about requirements for your country .

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Relevant work experience

You must be employed in a patient-facing capacity while taking the course. You need to be practising pharmacy in an environment where you are routinely able to apply your clinical skills through direct patient care.

Professional entry qualification

You must be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council or the equivalent regulatory authority in your home country.

Other entry requirements

As this is an online course, you must have access to a computer with fast and reliable internet connection. You must also have the ability to:

  • navigate Blackboard learning management system to locate teaching and learning materials and to access and submit assessments (with initial basic training);
  • work efficiently with Word and PowerPoint;
  • use the internet to search websites;
  • navigate e-learning programmes;
  • download PDF learning materials;
  • use video and audio equipment to undertake some assessments.