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

Honours or non-Honours degree in physiotherapy, podiatry, diagnostics or therapeutic radiography from a UK or Republic of Ireland university; or from a recognised natyional awaring body; or from an institution of another country which is recognised as equivalent. Equivalent standard in Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or approved alternative qualification; evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); provide evidence that students meet the DH entry requirements for indepedent and/or supplementary prescriber training; 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.

Course modules

Pharmacotherapeutics in practise; prescribing in practise; a minimum of 90 hours attendance in clinical practice with a medical mentor, divided across the two modules (compulsary).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

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

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