Ulster University

Ulster University

Pharmacy Management

This programme offers practitioners working within pharmacy the opportunity to gain a unique qualification in pharmacy management, and thereby an opportunity for career development through the management route, either within secondary care or community pharmacy environments; this diploma advances the development of pharmacy practitioners in areas of personal and personnel management, marketing principles, and financial management within a framework of self-reflection and self-development; on successful completion of the course, students should have improved management, marketing and financial skills, which will benefit the practitioner, the employer and the community as a whole by the professional development of the pharmacist and other relevant pharmacy staff.

Entry requirements

An Honours or non-Honours degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from another institution which has been recognised by the Senate for this purpose; or an equivalent standard in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or Postgraduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent), or IELTS grade 6.5; and satisfy such additional requirements as shall be prescribed in programme regulations; and must be employed within the pharmacy industry.

Assessment methods

Structured essays, practical workbooks, personnel case studies, word-limited reports, analytical reports and management plans, and a business proposal. They will all be submitted online and grades will be available online. Assessment criteria and coursework guidelines will be provided to achieve the pass mark and higher grades, so that students can develop their academic capabilities.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

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Online/Distance Learning

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