PGCert Advanced Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

To be eligible to complete the top-up process, you must hold an Independent Prescribing qualification from a GPhC accredited course, have completed the Advanced Clinical Skills course at The University of Manchester and not have used those credits towards another award.

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 ).

Specifically, we require a minimum of:

  • IELTS level 7.0 overall with level 7.0 in reading and writing
  • TOEFL (Internet-based test) 100.

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.

Professional entry qualification

In addition to meeting our academic entry requirements, you must have: 

  • current registration (and good standing) as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council; 
  • support from your line manager and professional lead to undertake the course;
  • the opportunity to complete coursework through experience in practice.