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Advanced Pharmacy Practice

3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught

This clinical programme in Advanced Pharmacy Practice is informed by the latest developments in primary and secondary care. You’ll learn how to meet the challenges of current and emerging practice roles across all healthcare sectors.

Why study with us

  • Learn from practitioners who are experts in their field, as well as academic staff who will deliver your specialist training.
  • You’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage patients in different clinical areas.
  • You can qualify as an Independent Prescriber within our programme.

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What you’ll do

  • You will benefit from interactive online learning supplemented by face-to-face delivery on campus.
  • If you’re hospital based and complete our course, you’ll be in a position to progress to a higher AfC banding.
  • If you’re a community practitioner, our qualification equips you to potentially move in to a more practice-based or GP-patient facing role.

Module overview

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Academic expertise


  • This course is accredited by the GPhC, which regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to be a key member of a healthcare team - becoming a pharmacy expert, health advocate, communicator, collaborator, scholar and professional.

Fees and funding

Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Part-time£933 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences located in the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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