PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate
- 1 year PT
- Entry requirements
- How to apply
This course comprises the Independent Prescribing and Advanced Clinical Skills short courses. You will need to apply for both courses by following the instructions on each page. The deadline for applications is 1 December 2018.
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- Learn how to assess and manage emergency department patients with minor injuries and illnesses and recommend or prescribe appropriate medicines if you are a registered pharmacist.
- Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 16th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).
- The Independent Prescribing unit is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
- Completing this course will contribute to your annual continuing professional development as part of the requirements for registration with the GPhC.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,800
For students with support from the Pharmacy Department, tuition fees will be paid in full for this course by Health Education North West. This is as part of a funding initiative to develop the role of pharmacists in the emergency department and in urgent care.
There is also some additional funding available for acute trusts to backfill for student time for undertaking the PGCert.
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).
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health 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 2019.
The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- have graduated since 2013;
- 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.
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