MPharm Pharmacy with a Foundation Year / Course details

Year of entry: 2022

Course unit details:
Integrated Professional Practice (Part 1)

Course unit fact file
Unit code PHAR10500
Credit rating 10
Unit level Level 1
Teaching period(s) Full year
Offered by Pharmacy
Available as a free choice unit? No


This unit will enable students to gain first-hand practical experience of interacting with patients, carers and other healthcare professionals in the real word setting of pharmacy practice. In addition this unit will develop the skills required for professional practice.


Unit title Unit code Requirement type Description
The Medicine (Year 1) PHAR10100 Co-Requisite Compulsory
The Pharmacist (Year 1) PHAR10200 Co-Requisite Compulsory
The Patient (Year 1): Introduction to Human Biology PHAR10300 Co-Requisite Compulsory
The Public (Year 1): Public Health Microbiology PHAR10400 Co-Requisite Compulsory
Integrated Professional Practice Part 2 PHAR10600 Co-Requisite Compulsory


The aims of the unit are for students to:
Consider a variety of career paths in pharmacy
.  Accurately perform basic pharmaceutical calculations 
.  Engage in Continuing Professional Development
.  Engage in inter-professional and other socially responsible activities to improve employment prospects

Assessment methods




Attendance at all placements/IPE events* and completion of self-directed exercises (in placement handbook)



CPD entry re IPE    



Calculations assessment (80% pass mark)



* all 1st Year IPP placements/IPE whether online or face to face in a clinical setting  are compulsory parts of the MPharm, you must attend all placements to pass this unit.

Feedback methods

Students will receive feedback on their progress with calculations during a workshop and then automated instant feedback will be available following online quizzes. There will also be calculations feedback and support via the PASS scheme. Individual feedback on CPD entries will be given and students will undertake peer review on others CPD.


Study hours

Independent study hours
Independent study 88

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Sadia Qayyum Unit coordinator
Katherine Oates Unit coordinator

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