PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2022

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How to apply

Funding for this course has come to an end and the Advanced Clinical Skills module is not currently available to new students. However, pharmacists who have completed an Independent Prescribing course at another university and the Advanced Clinical Skills course at The University of Manchester may be eligible for the award of PGCert ASTEM on completion of one of the following 15-credit units:

This applies to pharmacists with both level 6 and level 7 independent prescribing qualifications.

Please contact the Admissions Team to find out what steps are required to transfer the credits and apply for the top-up unit:  

Advice to applicants

This is an exciting opportunity for pharmacists in unscheduled care to extend their practice into either mental health or paediatrics, gain a postgraduate certificate and further develop their professional role. Study may also contribute towards Advanced Clinical Practice status.

How your application is considered

To be considered for the top-up route, you must meet the eligibility criteria detailed above and complete the accreditation of prior learning process.

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

Only students registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and practising in the UK are eligible for this course.