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MSc Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice
MSc Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice
Our online distance learning programme enables pharmacists to further develop their consultation and clinical examination skills.

MSc Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert Part time
Duration
MSc 3 years
Entry requirements
You should have an honours degree in pharmacy. You must be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Up to 150 places per unit, per cohort.
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form. See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

All applicants need to complete and submit our online application form (please choose the mode of attendance as distance learning, part-time and for the programme description please select EITHER PGCert Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice (HEE funded) if you are applying for HEE-funded postgraduate training OR PGCert Advanced Community Pharmacy Practice if you are self-funded).

See the advice to applicants section below for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y
PGDip N N N Y
PGCert N N N Y

Course overview

Funded by the Pharmacy Intergration Fund
Funded by the Pharmacy Intergration Fund
  • Take advantage of Health Education England funding to gain a fully-funded PGCert award.
  • Develop your clinical, applied practice, leadership and research skills while working as a pharmacist thanks to our part-time online distance learning approach.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 14th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).
  • Our learning materials are accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society .
  • Open up a new career in pharmacy or take on exciting new challenges in your current role on completion of one or more of our units.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,000 in year 1 and 2, £4,000 in year 3

Health Education England (HEE) funding (January 2018-March 2020): Community pharmacists who meet HEE's eligibility criteria are fully-funded to study up to four 15-credit units (to PG Cert) on this programme.

To be funded by Health Education England, you must be a community pharmacist employed in England. Please see the advice to applicants section for more information.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Community pharmacists and secure environment pharmacists can choose up to four units of postgraduate training (60 credits) from this programme which are fully-funded via the Pharmacy Integration Fund. 

Community Pharmacist Postgraduate Training supported by NHS England and Health Education England through the Pharmacy Integration Fund.

The fund has been set up by NHS England to enable pharmacist and pharmacy technician integration in primary care as part of new multidisciplinary healthcare teams, making the most of their clinical skills, for the benefit of patients. This postgraduate funded training is only available to pharmacists working in a community pharmacy or secure environment pharmacy in England.

Visit the  HEE website  for further details on the education and training opportunities supported by the Pharmacy Integration Fund.

See advice to applicants for information on how to access this funding at The University of Manchester and to check the eligibility criteria.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
0161 306 0604
Email
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