Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)

Entry requirements

A primary degree or equivalent recognised qualification in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the University and employment within a hospital 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.

Course modules

Year 1 (PG Certificate): Clinical laboratory tests; infection and antimicrobials; management of pain; medicines governance; pharmaceutical care; year 2 (PG Diploma): Evidence-based medicine; therapeutics for clinical pharmacists 1 and 2; plus one from: Research in clinical pharmacy; self-directed study; year 3 (MSc): Research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Written assignments and examination (Diploma), work-based learning and (MSc) research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 3 years
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

PG Centre
Telephone number: 
02890 972585