Queen's University Belfast
Pharmacy (Community Pharmacy)
The programme aims to develop the therapeutic knowledge, pharmacy practice and (in the case of MSc) research skills of community pharmacists.
A primary degree or equivalent recognised qualification in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the University and employment within a community pharmacy. As this is a distance learning programme, applicants outside the UK for whom English is not their first language must satisfy University requirements for English language, by providing evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
Year 1 (PG certificate): Community pharmacy in practice 1 and 2; effective communication; management of chronic illness; plus 1 option from: Complementary and alternative medicine; health promotion in community pharmacy; pharmaceutical care in the community. Year 2 (PG diploma): Community pharmacy in practice 3 and 4; therapy of common diseases; plus 2 options from: Community pharmacy practice research; complementary and alternative medicine; health promotion in community pharmacy; pharmaceutical care in the community; providing services in primary care. Year 3 (MSc): Research project.
Assessment methods include: Written assignments and examination, work-based learning and (MSc) research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||-||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|