Keele University

Keele University


During years 1 and 2 the programme covers advanced professional practice in your chosen area of expert professional practice, leadership, management, professional relationships, education and research and evaluation. Part 1 will conclude with your report of an initial study that will inform your doctoral research for part 2 of the programme. In years 3 and 4 you will undertake research to produce your doctoral thesis of 50 to 60,000 words.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be pharmacists or pharmacy technicians who are registered with the GPhC or equivalent for applicants working overseas, & working full or part-time in an appropriate organisation where they are permitted to conduct work-based research & evaluation; in addition candidates must have a Master's degree in a relevant subject; or an MPharm, minimum 2.1 & a postgraduate pharmacy diploma; or a postgraduate pharmacy diploma & evidence of experience of professional practice research or evaluation; or be a senior practitioner with evidence of an advanced practice role & or evidence of experience of pharmacy practice research or evaluation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Professional Doctorate Distance learning £ 2,375 per Academic year (home fees) 4 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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