Ulster University

Ulster University

Medicines Management

The course is developed with the aim of preparing suitably qualified Allied Health Professionals for the extended roles of access and supply of drugs under exemption order, patient group directives, independent and supplementary prescribing (physiotherapy and podiatry) and supplementary prescribing (radiography).

Entry requirements

Applicants must: Have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree in Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Diagnostic or Therapeutic Radiography from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, 'or from a recognised national awarding body or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or an equivalent standard in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); provide evidence that they meet the DH entry requirements for Independent and/ or Supplementary Prescriber training; or as an alternative to the above: In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a Prescribing Practice Portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Pharmacotherapeutics in prescribing; prescribing in practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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