Information regarding new applications

2021/22

Our 2021/22 postgraduate taught admissions cycle opens on Monday, 26 October. While we welcome you to apply now, please note that we will not start to review and process applications until after this date.

2020

If you would like to be considered for 2020 entry, this course is currently still accepting applications.

PG Credit Advanced Clinical Skills (Short Course) / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
PG Credit
Duration
6 months (part-time)
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree in Pharmacy (MPharm) (Lower Second or above) or an equivalent, Postgraduate Clinical Diploma or equivalent and an Independent prescribing qualification. See our other entry requirements for details of the professional experience and employer support that we require.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 per intake
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form.

You should also complete an  additional information form and EMM agreement form . These additional forms should be uploaded with the other supporting documents to your online application.

We recommend 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
Modular N Y N N

Course overview

  • Learn how to independently evaluate, assess and recommend/prescribe medicines for emergency medicine/urgent care patients.
  • Fit part-time study around work through face-to-face sessions and e-learning.
  • Take as a standalone short course for pharmacists who are already independent prescribers or with our Independent Prescribing  course for a PGCert .
  • Have your fees paid by Health Education England North West if you work in urgent care in the north-west.
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Fees

Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2020 were as follows:

  • Modular (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): £2,400 per 30 credit unit

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).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/cpd/subjects/pharmacy/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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